Vision and Objectives

BASES vision is to be recognised as the UK's leading professional body in sport and exercise sciences.

The application of scientific principles to sport and exercise is principally achieved through one of the three branches of science (biomechanics, physiology and psychology) or through interdisciplinary approaches. Find out more about sport and exercise science.

BASES aim is to develop and enhance professional and ethical standards in the sport and exercise sciences. The Association's key strategic objectives are:

  • the promotion of research in sport and exercise sciences
  • the encouragement of evidence-based practice in sport and exercise sciences
  • the distribution of knowledge in sport and exercise sciences
  • the development and maintenance of high professional standards for those involved in sport and exercise sciences
  • the representation of the interests of sport and exercise sciences nationally and internationally.

The BASES Strategic Plan is a planning document outlining BASES key strategic objectives for the period 2015-2020.


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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