Annual Conference 2019 award winners announced

28th November 2019

Congratulations to all our award winners at the BASES Annual Conference 2019 and a huge thank you to our sponsors BASES, Cranlea, Human Kinetics, Routledge/Taylor & Francis and Sportesse.

All the winners can also be found in the Hall of Fame.

BASES Conference Awards – Student Awards

Human Kinetics Student Poster Presentation Award: Clare Strongman, Anglia Ruskin University - ‘Evaluating dynamic similarity compared to self-selected speed in non-linear analysis of gait’

Human Kinetics Student Free Communication Presentation Award: Emmet McDermott, Loughborough University - ‘Neuromechanics of different resistance training contractions in older adults’

BASES Conference Awards

Cranlea Poster Presentation Award: Anthony Turner, University of Edinburgh - ‘Individualised Vitamin D supplementation in a national squad of women rugby players’

BASES 5 Slides in 5 Minutes Free Communication Award: Matthew Haines, University of Huddersfield - ‘Seasonal changes in glenohumeral joint isokinetic strength in professional rugby league players’

Routledge Recently Qualified Researcher Free Communication Award: Anna Myers, Sheffield Hallam University - ‘Compensation for intended diet-induced weight loss: appetite or physical activity?’

Sportesse Sport and Exercise Science Free Communication Award: Andrew Kirkland, University of Stirling - ‘Coach learning and practice in endurance sport: why context matters to sports scientists’

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Sport and Exercise Science Impact Award: James Yates, University of Bedfordshire - ‘Hypertension and metabolic syndrome, prevalence and contributing factors observed in a territory police organisation in England’


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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