The BASES Statement on ‘Reflecting on re-opening? You are not alone’

16th November 2020

The BASES Board is pleased to publish a Reflective Statement, authored by Drs Andy Smith MBE FBASES, Rita de Oliveira, Mark Faghy, Mark Ross and Neil Maxwell, as a companion piece to the BASES Position Stand on the ‘Reopening of Sport and ExerciseScience Departments in Higher Education after lockdown’.

This statement reflects on the drafting of the earlier position stand, captures the authors’ and contributors’ present experience of reopening, looks ahead to Christmas and beyond, and shares some new resources and references.

You can read the full reflective statement here.


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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