BASES Special Interest Groups
BASES Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide an active forum for networking, discussion, activities, knowledge sharing and debate among BASES members who share an interest in an identified area.
|Chair||Name of Group||Division Alignment|
|Assoc Prof Adam Hawkey FBASES||Biomechanics Interest Group (BIG)||Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour|
|Dr Ellen Dawson||Clinical Exercise Science and Practice||Physical Activity for Health|
|Prof Sue Backhouse FBASES||Clean Sport||Sport and Performance|
|Dr Joanne Hudson FBASES||Education and Teaching||All|
|Dr Nicola Armstrong||Occupational Performance||Sport and Performance/All|
|Prof Craig Williams FBASES||Paediatric Exercise Science||Physical Activity for Health|
|Dr Georgina Stebbings||Molecular Exercise Physiology||Physiology and Nutrition|
|Dr Tony Myers||Sport, Exercise and Health Analytics||Sport and Performance|
|Dr Andy Smith FBASES||BASES Covid-19||All|
How to apply to set up an Interest Group
All Interest Groups must apply for approval by the Board and must meet the minimal requirements outlined below. An Interest Group can be formed providing it:
- Has a Chair, who is a Professional member of BASES (minimum 5 years)
- Has a Steering Group of between 3 and 10 individuals (list of proposed Steering Group members must be included with the application)
- Has a Name and Mission Statement that is consistent with the aims and objectives of BASES
- Can justify its relevancy to sport and/or exercise sciences
- Can justify its uniqueness from existing BASES Interest Groups
- Has a membership that includes no less than 20 BASES members (a register of at least 20 BASES members must be included with the application).
Further information regarding the minimum activities, guidelines and an application form can be found here: BASES Interest Group guidelines and application form
Please email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
How to join an interest group
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide an active forum for focused discussion, activity, and debate among BASES members and guests who share an interest in an identified area.
If you wish to join a Special Interest Group, you can do this by updating your subscription preferences in your Member Profile on the BASES Members' Area.