The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Aims and Objectives

Each Interest Group will function through the operating structures within BASES and will aim to:

  • Contribute to the continuing professional development of its members (by working with the BASES Division of Education and Professional Development to organise intermediate and advanced level workshops, contributing to the BASES Annual Conference and submitting articles to The Sport and Exercise Scientist, etc.)
  • Develop and broadcast knowledge (e.g., establish, if appropriate, position statements on issues relevant to sport and exercise sciences)
  • Establish national and international affiliations and partnerships with Associations that share common aims and objectives
  • Meet at least once a year.

The Interest Group is required to:

  • Be referred to as: The BASES {insert name} Interest Group (no acronymns should be used)
  • Keep an up-to-date register of members including contact details
  • Provide an Annual Report to the Chair of its Division - .doc documentclick here for annual report form
  • Apply for re-approval as a BASES Interest Group every two years
  • Ensure that all communications (flyers, meeting announcements) are approved prior to distribution. Drafts of communications should be directed to the BASES Office for a review.

Assistance to Interest Groups from BASES

  • Calls from Conveners wishing to recruit members to an Interest Group can be circulated via the BASES newsletter
  • Each Interest Group will be given a dedicated webpage on BASES website,
  • Updates and news from each Interest Group can be circulated via the BASES newsletter
  • A forum will be provided at the BASES Annual Conference for promoting and broadcasting knowledge generated by Interest Groups
  • A quarterly publication, The Sport and Exercise Scientist, will be provided facilitating continuing professional development and the sharing of professional practice issues, which Interest Groups can contribute to
  • Interest Groups will be able to request assistance with the central administration of workshops/seminars etc.

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The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences