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  • Opportunity for Members to contribute to a BASES evidence submission to the DCMS Select Committee on Major Cultural and Sporting Events

    Opportunity for Members to contribute to a BASES evidence submission to the DCMS Select Committee on Major Cultural and Sporting Events

    19th April 2021

    As part of the 2021-2025 Strategy, there is a deliverable for BASES to respond to Government papers and calls for evidence to Select Committees. BASES is currently preparing to submit evidence to the DCMS Select...

  • BASES Student Conference 2021 Award Winners

    BASES Student Conference 2021 Award Winners

    16th April 2021

    Congratulations to all the award winners at the Student Conference this year and thank you for all the continued support from our sponsors - Cranlea, Human KInetics and Supporting Champions....

  • BUES Endorsement deadline - 6 May

    BUES Endorsement deadline - 6 May

    14th April 2021

    We are now accepting applications for BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme. BASES endorsement is awarded to courses that meet criteria covering the necessary foundation of sport and exercise science knowledge,...

  • BASES Course Finder - deadline April/May

    BASES Course Finder - deadline April/May

    14th April 2021

    The BASES Course Finder is a directory of undergraduate and postgraduate sport and exercise science courses offered by universities in the UK. It has been developed to assist students in locating degree courses in...

  • New opportunities to get involved in BASES.

    New opportunities to get involved in BASES.

    14th April 2021

    In preparation for the 2021-25 strategy, the Board has been reviewing the governance structure. At its meeting on 24 February 2021, the Board signed off on the new governance structure and the respective terms...

  • BACPR EPG Online Spring Conference 2021 Submit your abstracts now!

    BACPR EPG Online Spring Conference 2021 Submit your abstracts now!

    13th April 2021

    ‘Optimising Exercise Prescription in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’ Friday 14 May 2021 10.00 – 13.00 Abstract deadline extended to midday Friday 16 April 2021. Submission details CLICK HERE ...

  • Paediatric Work Physiology Conference 2021

    Paediatric Work Physiology Conference 2021

    7th April 2021

    Colleagues from the University of Swansea Applied Sports Technology Exercise and Medicine Research Centre are currently making the final arrangements for the Paediatric Work Physiology Conference 2021, which will be...

  • BACPR EPG Online Spring Conference 2021 Submit your abstracts now!

    BACPR EPG Online Spring Conference 2021 Submit your abstracts now!

    7th April 2021

    ‘Optimising Exercise Prescription in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’ Abstract deadline extended to midday Fri 16th April 2021. Submission details CLICK HERE Accepted Abstracts will be uploaded...

  • BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 May

    BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 May

    6th April 2021

    We are now accepting BASES Expert Statement grants. Number Offered: Up to 4 each year Value of Grants: Up to a total of £1,000 Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 May and 1...

  • BASES Student Conference 2021 (virtual)

    BASES Student Conference 2021 (virtual)

    30th March 2021

    BASES Student Conference 2021 hosted by Solent University, is taking place virtually on Wednesday 7 - Thursday 8 April 2021. This event is free to all and registration is now open. With a conference theme of...

  • The Members of BASES

    The Members of BASES

    30th March 2021

    Sam Kirk and Richard Simpson, Membership Rep and Co-opted Member of the Division of Psychology have been working on producing an interview initiative, ‘The Members of BASES’. The project aims to showcase the...

  • BASES Molecular Exercise Physiology Special Interest Group

    BASES Molecular Exercise Physiology Special Interest Group

    29th March 2021

    As part of a series learning more about the work of the BASES’ Special Interest Groups, Dr Georgina Stebbings, Chair of the BASES Molecular Exercise Physiology Special Interest Group (MEP), has written and provided...

  • BASES BIG Meeting 2021

    BASES BIG Meeting 2021

    25th March 2021

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Biomechanics Interest Group (BIG) 2021 Meeting, will be held (virtually) at Solent University Southampton on Friday 9 April. The free-to-attend event,...

  • Reflecting on the work of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group

    Reflecting on the work of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group

    25th March 2021

    BASES is committed to widening participation in scientific research, education, practice and the workplace. In May 2020, BASES established a new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (now the Equity, Diversity...

  • Opportunity to take part in a research project on athlete support personnel and ‘clean sport’

    Opportunity to take part in a research project on athlete support personnel and ‘clean sport’

    24th March 2021

    We have been made aware by Dr Laurie Patterson, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie Faculty, School of Sport that researchers at three universities in the UK (Leeds...

  • BASES 17th Heads of Department Forum

    BASES 17th Heads of Department Forum

    23rd March 2021

    BASES hosted the 17th Heads of Department (HoD) Forum, virtually, on Wednesday 17 March 2021. The event provided a day of information and insights for those with leadership roles within sport and exercise sciences...

  • Exercise for older adults: what do you prescribe?

    Exercise for older adults: what do you prescribe?

    11th March 2021

    We have been made aware from Prof Dave Broom FBASES, Chair of the Physical Activity for Health Division, that Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University (Sport & Physical Activity Research Centre) are conducting...

  • International Women’s Day 2021 - 8 March 2021

    International Women’s Day 2021 - 8 March 2021

    8th March 2021

    Today is International Women’s Day. To celebrate the day we have been in contact with some of the inspiring women involved in BASES. This article gives an insight on how a number of inspirational women got...

  • Update: BASES 2021 Conference

    Update: BASES 2021 Conference

    4th March 2021

    We continue to live in extraordinary times due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We hope the measures that have been put in place by the British Government will help to contain the coronavirus and will ultimately bring...

  • Physical Activity for Health Division Day - 7 July

    Physical Activity for Health Division Day - 7 July

    2nd March 2021

    Reserve your place now so as not to miss out. A virtual division half day for Wednesday 7th July 2021 9.30am – 2pm. Keynote – Prof Adrian Taylor FBASES behaviour change in the context of RCT (1h). Student...

  • BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) Review Panel

    BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) Review Panel

    25th February 2021

    The BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) awards endorsement to sport and exercise science degree courses that provide undergraduates with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills essential to...

  • BASES COVID-19 Special Interest Group update

    BASES COVID-19 Special Interest Group update

    24th February 2021

    The BASES COVID-19 SIG was founded less than a year ago. In that time, members of the SIG have contributed to a range of initiatives including a position stand, reflective statement, and an article in The Sport and...

  • BASES Supervised Experience Candidate Assistance Programme

    BASES Supervised Experience Candidate Assistance Programme

    23rd February 2021

    BASES is keen to support members who are on the Supervised Experience (SE) accreditation route who are in financial difficulty. The Board has recently created a modest SE candidate Assistance Fund, capped at £4,000...

  • Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    15th February 2021

    Have you engaged with an article in the recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say by writing a ‘Letter of the issue’, be published in The Sport and Exercise Scientist (Summer 2021) and receive a...

  • BASES Journal Club

    BASES Journal Club

    11th February 2021

    The BASES Journal Club is a new online Journal club, which has expanded from the previous BASES Division of Psychology Journal Club, and is where BASES members can discuss recent literature relating to Sport and...

  • BASES Laboratory Visits

    BASES Laboratory Visits

    10th February 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been very challenging for more many people and normal operations have been substantially affected, particularly those activities that rely heavily on visual inspection of premises and...

  • International Conference Grants - deadline 1 March

    International Conference Grants - deadline 1 March

    9th February 2021

    We are now accepting applications for International Conference Grants: Number Offered: Up to 3 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 March and 1 September (each year)...

  • BASES Clean Sport Interest Group

    BASES Clean Sport Interest Group

    2nd February 2021

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  • BASES Heads of Department Virtual Forum (HoDs)

    BASES Heads of Department Virtual Forum (HoDs)

    28th January 2021

    The BASES Heads of Department Forum was established as a day of information, interaction, discussion and networking for sport and exercise science Department Heads and Course Leaders. Now into its 17th year, the...

  • Update - The impact COVID-19 has had upon undergraduate students’ learning

    Update - The impact COVID-19 has had upon undergraduate students’ learning

    27th January 2021

    The BASES Education and Teaching Special Interest Group Steering Committee recently shared an infographic  which highlighted some of the initial findings from a recent survey asking undergraduate students...

  • Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2021 programme

    Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2021 programme

    25th January 2021

      As part of our commitment to expand the breadth of content at BASES Conference 2021 (at the King Power Stadium, Leicester* on 16-17 November) and enable greater input from the membership, we are inviting...

  • The impact COVID-19 has had upon undergraduate students’ learning

    The impact COVID-19 has had upon undergraduate students’ learning

    22nd January 2021

    Given the unusual circumstances in which we find ourselves, at the end of last semester, led by two members of the BASES Education and Teaching Special Interest Group Steering Group, Dr Matthew Timmis and...

  • 2020 BASES Member Survey

    2020 BASES Member Survey

    19th January 2021

    Thank you to those members who participated in the recent BASES Member Survey which yielded a 9% return rate (238 responses), which is similar to previous years. 109 members entered the prize draw with the lucky...

  • Update: BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES)

    Update: BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES)

    12th January 2021

    Further to the updates shared on 16 March 2020 and 17 June 2020, BASES is not encouraging Departments to insist on face-to-face practical sessions at this very dangerous time within the pandemic’s evolution. BASES...

  • New BASES Mental Health in Sport and Exercise units

    New BASES Mental Health in Sport and Exercise units

    11th January 2021

    Last summer, as part of our support to candidates on the Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR), BASES commissioned Drs Paul Gorczynski and Anthony Papathomas to develop a bespoke suite of...

  • BASES Awards deadline extensions for 2021

    BASES Awards deadline extensions for 2021

    5th January 2021

    The Awards Committee have decided to extend the application deadlines for the following awards: Masters Dissertation of the Year Award -  new deadline Fri 12 Feb 2021 Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award...

  • BASES Student Conference 2021 - abstract deadline 8 March 2021

    BASES Student Conference 2021 - abstract deadline 8 March 2021

    22nd December 2020

    Student Conference delegates are invited to submit abstracts within the following sport and exercise science themes: Biomechanics and Motor BehaviourPhysiology and NutritionPsychologySport and PerformancePhysical...

  • BASES Online Workshop - Sport Psychology and Mental Health: Battling the Ultracrepidarians

    BASES Online Workshop - Sport Psychology and Mental Health: Battling the Ultracrepidarians

    22nd December 2020

    BASES is pleased to announce the online Workshop ‘Sport Psychology and Mental Health: Battling the Ultracrepidarians’ is now live on the BASES website and we are taking registrations. This paid-for training day will...

  • Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 12 February

    Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 12 February

    22nd December 2020

    We are now accepting applications for the above award: Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing Date: 12 February Apply for this award: Click here to...

  •  BASES appoints Dr Adam Gledhill FBASES as Editor of the Sport and Exercise Scientist

    BASES appoints Dr Adam Gledhill FBASES as Editor of the Sport and Exercise Scientist

    21st December 2020

    BASES has recently appointed Dr Adam Gledhill FBASES as Editor of The Sport and Exercise Scientist. Adam, a Course Director: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Leeds Beckett University, brings a range of...

  • British Society of Gerontology Conference 2021

    British Society of Gerontology Conference 2021

    18th December 2020

    Dr Theodoros Bampouras, Membership Representative of the Division of Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour has provided some information about the British Society of Gerontology Conference 2021. This online event will be...

  • Prof Edward Winter Early Career Researcher Award - deadline 1 July 2021

    Prof Edward Winter Early Career Researcher Award - deadline 1 July 2021

    15th December 2020

     We are pleased to announce a new award that is now available in honour of Prof Edward Winter FBASES. Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Student or Professional member Application...

  • SEPAR candidates to benefit from the new BASES mental health in sport and exercise units

    SEPAR candidates to benefit from the new BASES mental health in sport and exercise units

    14th December 2020

    Earlier this year, BASES commissioned Drs Paul Gorczynski and Anthony Papathomas to develop a bespoke suite of mental health resources. Designed specifically for the trainee sport psychologist, these educational...

  • BASES Multi-disciplinary Webinar Series - Overview

    BASES Multi-disciplinary Webinar Series - Overview

    3rd December 2020

    Throughout November 2020, BASES ran a global Multidisciplinary Webinar Series, hosting 13 online webinars as part of our commitment to support the wider sport and exercise community during the COVID-19 crisis and...

  • Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 26 March

    Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 26 March

    1st December 2020

    We are now accepting applications for the above award: Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing Date: 26 March Apply for this award: click here to...

  • BASES Member survey 2020

    BASES Member survey 2020

    30th November 2020

    BASES is keen to better understand its members and to hear what is important to them. The 2020 member survey will been launched on Tuesday 1 December and will close on Sunday 3 January 2021. This is an opportunity...

  •  The 4th International Conference of Sport Science- AESA

    The 4th International Conference of Sport Science- AESA

    29th November 2020

    We have received details from the Asian Exercise and Sport Science Association about their 4th international conference, which is taking place 4 February 2021. The AESA are currently welcoming researchers in the...

  • Welcome to our new Division representatives

    Welcome to our new Division representatives

    25th November 2020

    Congratulations to the new Division representatives who have been appointed by the Remunerations and Appointments Committee. Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour - Deputy Chair - Dr Athanassios Bissas Psychology - Deputy...

  • Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    20th November 2020

    Have you engaged with an article in a recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say and win a year’s free BASES membership by writing and submitting a ‘Letter of the issue’ to editor@bases.org.uk by...

  •  European survey on sport culture and experiences

    European survey on sport culture and experiences

    17th November 2020

    We have been made aware by Dr Kotryna Fraser, member of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, of some research which is looking at experiences of working in competitive sport as support staff. The...

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