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  • Student Conference bids 2023 - deadline 28 Jan 2022

    Student Conference bids 2023 - deadline 28 Jan 2022

    6th January 2022

    BASES is now seeking applications from institutions to host BASES Student Conference 2023. Every spring, the BASES Student Conference provides like-minded students from around the world with an opportunity to...

  • BASES’ Position Stand - The Ongoing Pandemic

    BASES’ Position Stand - The Ongoing Pandemic

    16th December 2021

    The BASES’ Board is pleased to publish an excellent Position Stand on the ongoing Pandemic. This Position Stand was authored by Drs Andy Smith MBE FBASES, Rita de Oliveira, Mark Faghy, Mark Ross and Neil Maxwell...

  • BASES Christmas Holidays

    BASES Christmas Holidays

    14th December 2021

    Please note the BASES office will close on Friday 24 December at 3.00pm and will re-open on Tuesday 4 January 2022 at 9.00am We would like to wish all our members a Merry Christmas and Health & Happiness for 2022. ...

  • BASES and CEP-UK announce Clinical Exercise Physiologists are now eligible for professional registration

    BASES and CEP-UK announce Clinical Exercise Physiologists are now eligible for professional registration

    14th December 2021

    BASES, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, is the professional body for Sport and Exercise Sciences in the United Kingdom. The BASES’ Board is delighted to announce a partnership with Clinical...

  • Recognising BASES’ members attending a multi-sport, major Games in 2022

    Recognising BASES’ members attending a multi-sport, major Games in 2022

    10th December 2021

    Have you been selected to support athletes or teams competing at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, 2022 Winter Paralympic Games, or 2022 Commonwealth Games? BASES would love to hear from our members who will be...

  • Appointments to the BASES’ Heads of Department Advisory Group

    Appointments to the BASES’ Heads of Department Advisory Group

    9th December 2021

    Further to open recruitment last month for applications to be a member, and the next Chair, of the BASES’ Heads of Department Advisory Group (HoD AG), we are pleased to announce that Prof Lars McNaughton FBASES has...

  • Opportunity to get involved in the BASES’ Psychology Division Committee

    Opportunity to get involved in the BASES’ Psychology Division Committee

    7th December 2021

    The new governance structure, shared with members earlier this year, has seen a number of members supporting the work of Standing Committees and Advisory Groups and Panels. The new governance document and the...

  • Professor Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 January

    Professor Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 January

    1st December 2021

    Sponsored by Routledge - we are now accepting applications for the above award - this is open to Student and Graduate members. Apply for this award: click here to download the application form Results Available:...

  • BASES’ Role Models initiative for underrepresented members

    BASES’ Role Models initiative for underrepresented members

    1st December 2021

    One of the key early priorities for the BASES’ Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EDI AG) was to provide members with a greater awareness of the diversity within the membership. Our Role Models...

  • Winter 2021 edition of TSES now available

    Winter 2021 edition of TSES now available

    1st December 2021

    The Winter issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist is now available in the BASES Members’ Area and a hard copy is out for delivery. To sign into the Members’ Area, you will need your username (your e-mail...

  • Advertise in The Sport and Exercise Scientist Spring 2022 issue

    Advertise in The Sport and Exercise Scientist Spring 2022 issue

    30th November 2021

    The Sport and Exercise Scientist (TSES) is an excellent advertising vehicle for companies and institutions wishing to reach those with an interest in sport and exercise sciences. Why advertise? TSES is a highly...

  • BASES Consultancy Brief: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    BASES Consultancy Brief: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    29th November 2021

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. In 2020, BASES launched the Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR)....

  • Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    26th November 2021

    Have you engaged with an article in the recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say by writing a ‘Letter of the issue’, be published in The Sport and Exercise Scientist (Winter 2021) and receive...

  • Recent appointments

    Recent appointments

    26th November 2021

    Following recent open recruitment, the following members have been appointed to BASES’ Committees and Groups: Division Committee: Physical Activity for Health Membership Representative: Dr Miranda Armstrong ...

  • Annual Conference 2021 award winners announced

    Annual Conference 2021 award winners announced

    25th November 2021

    Congratulations to all our award winners at the BASES virtual Annual Conference 2021 and a huge thank you to our sponsors: BASES, Cranlea, Human Kinetics, Routledge/Taylor & Francis and Sportesse. All the winners will...

  • Appointment of the next Chair of the SEPAR Advisory Group

    Appointment of the next Chair of the SEPAR Advisory Group

    22nd November 2021

    Further to open recruitment last month for applications to be the next Chair of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route Advisory Group (SEPAR AG), we are pleased to announced that Dr Robert Morris has...

  • BASES Chair

    BASES Chair

    15th November 2021

    Prof Richard Tong FBASES will chair today’s Board meeting, after which, having concluded his tenure, he will hand the reigns to Chair-Elect, Prof Zoe Knowles FBASES. Zoe’s first job on becoming our new Chair will be...

  • Inter Faith Week 2021

    Inter Faith Week 2021

    12th November 2021

    Inter Faith week 2021 will take place from 14 to 21 November 2021. The aims of the week are to: Strengthen good inter faith relations at all levelsIncrease awareness of the different and distinct faith communities in...

  • Vacancies within the BASES Heads of Department Advisory Group

    Vacancies within the BASES Heads of Department Advisory Group

    11th November 2021

    Are you passionate about supporting our sport and exercise science Department Heads and Course Leaders? Associate Prof Lance Doggart FBASES will be stepping down as Chair of the BASES Heads of Department Advisory Group...

  • BASES Consultancy Brief #2: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    BASES Consultancy Brief #2: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    5th November 2021

    In 2020, BASES launched the Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR). The SEPAR is designed to ensure that candidates acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required to be eligible, on...

  • Call to action: Task and Finish Group to review the organisational values

    Call to action: Task and Finish Group to review the organisational values

    3rd November 2021

    The BASES Operational Plan has a deliverable (D64) to establish a Task and Finish Group to review the organisational values. The current BASES’ values and behaviours are: Equality and Diversity We aim to create a...

  • BASES Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 31 Dec

    BASES Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 31 Dec

    3rd November 2021

    We are now accepting applications for the above award. Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing Date: 31 December Apply for this award: Click here to...

  • BASES Applied Practitioner Award - deadline 30 Nov

    BASES Applied Practitioner Award - deadline 30 Nov

    3rd November 2021

    We are now accepting applications for this award. Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Accredited Application Closing Date: 30 November Apply for this award: Click here to download the...

  • Helping address the climate change emergency

    Helping address the climate change emergency

    1st November 2021

    As world leaders gather in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), BASES is doing its part to tackle the climate change emergency as a signature of both the United Nations Sports for Climate Action...

  • Apply to be the Chair of the SEPAR Advisory Group

    Apply to be the Chair of the SEPAR Advisory Group

    26th October 2021

    As you may be aware, the SEPAR Advisory Group (SEPAR AG) oversees the governance structure for the SEPAR qualification and it reports into the BASES Professional Standards Committee. The role of Chair of the SEPAR...

  • Update on Laboratory Accreditation Visits

    Update on Laboratory Accreditation Visits

    26th October 2021

    Following the challenges of the last few months and the subsequent loosening of restrictions to movement and laboratory activities in the UK’s exercise science spaces, we are delighted to inform members that the...

  • BASES announces a public talk on 'sleep health' within the BASES 2021 Conference

    BASES announces a public talk on 'sleep health' within the BASES 2021 Conference

    25th October 2021

    Earlier this year, BASES established a new Outreach Project Team, the aim of which is to increase public engagement and awareness of BASES. The first project to be delivered will be a public talk, open to any...

  • BASES member update on events and meetings

    BASES member update on events and meetings

    25th October 2021

    We continue to live in exceptional times due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Since March 2020, the Board has monitored regulations, advice and guidance from the BritishGovernment, the NHS and the Healthand Safety...

  • BASES Consultancy Brief: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    BASES Consultancy Brief: Core SEPAR workshop development and delivery

    22nd October 2021

    In 2020, BASES launched the Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR). The SEPAR is designed to ensure that candidates acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required to be eligible, on...

  • Recent appointments and current BASES vacancies

    Recent appointments and current BASES vacancies

    21st October 2021

    Following recent open recruitment, a number of members have been appointed to various Committees and Groups:  Division Committee: Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour Membership Representative - Dr Theodoros...

  • Student Conference bids 2023 - deadline 28 Jan 2022

    Student Conference bids 2023 - deadline 28 Jan 2022

    21st October 2021

    BASES is now seeking applications from institutions to host BASES Student Conference 2023. Every spring, the BASES Student Conference provides like-minded students from around the world with an opportunity to network,...

  • BASES' Annual General Meeting 2021

    BASES' Annual General Meeting 2021

    18th October 2021

    The BASES’ Annual General Meeting will be held, virtually, via conference call, on Monday 15 November 2021 at 4.30pm. Members will have received an email with details of how to register and attend the meeting...

  • BASES Conference Planning Group

    BASES Conference Planning Group

    17th October 2021

    Further to the call for expressions ofinterest to join the BASES Conference Planning Group, we are delighted to announce that the following members have been appointed to the Group from November 2021: Dr Daniel...

  • BASES - Postgraduate SEPAR Endorsement Scheme (PSES)

    BASES - Postgraduate SEPAR Endorsement Scheme (PSES)

    12th October 2021

    We are delighted to announce the launch of the BASES Postgraduate SEPAR Endorsement Scheme (PSES), which has been designed to enable graduates of MSc sport and / or exercise psychology programmes expedient access to...

  • Inter Faith Week 2021

    Inter Faith Week 2021

    7th October 2021

    BASES is keen to promote Inter Faith Week, which this year is taking place 14 - 21 November 2021. The BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EDI AG) would like to hear from our members. Simply send...

  • Newcastle United FC now an approved partner of the BASES Accreditation Partnership Scheme

    Newcastle United FC now an approved partner of the BASES Accreditation Partnership Scheme

    6th October 2021

    BASES is delighted to announce that Newcastle United FC has recently become an approved partner of our Accreditation Partnership Scheme. They join the English Institute of Sport, Leicester City FC and sportscotland...

  • Opportunity: new Student Representatives on the BASES Education and Teaching Special Interest Group

    Opportunity: new Student Representatives on the BASES Education and Teaching Special Interest Group

    5th October 2021

    The BASES Education and Teaching Special Interest Group (E&T SIG) is seeking to appoint two student representatives to its Steering Group. We would like to appoint an undergraduate and a postgraduate student to...

  • Supporting Clinical Exercise Physiologists

    Supporting Clinical Exercise Physiologists

    30th September 2021

    Over the last couple of years, BASES’ members have been part of a Steering Group led by Prof Helen Jones at Liverpool John Moores University that has been developing a newly registered Clinical Exercise...

  • BASES Supervised Experience Candidate Assistance Programme

    BASES Supervised Experience Candidate Assistance Programme

    29th September 2021

    BASES is keen to support members who are on the Supervised Experience (SE) accreditation route who are in financial difficulty. Earlier this year, the Board created a modest SE candidate Assistance Fund, capped...

  • National Inclusion Week 2021

    National Inclusion Week 2021

    22nd September 2021

    As part of National Inclusion Week (27 September to 3 October 2021), members of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Advisory Group, have shared advice on how to create a more inclusive space within the...

  • An update on the Chartered Scientist registration fee

    An update on the Chartered Scientist registration fee

    20th September 2021

    Chartered Scientist (CSci) represents a single chartered mark for all scientists, recognising high levels of professionalism and competence in science. BASES is a Licensed Member Body of the Science Council,...

  • Opportunities to get involved in BASES

    Opportunities to get involved in BASES

    17th September 2021

    The new governance structure, shared with members earlier this year, has seen a number of members supporting the work of Standing Committees and Advisory Groups and Panels. The new governance document and the...

  • BASES Outreach Project Team

    BASES Outreach Project Team

    6th September 2021

    The BASES Board has recently agreed to establish a BASES Outreach Project Team, the aim of which is to increase public engagement and awareness of BASES. Further to the call for expressions of interest to join the...

  • New Sport and Exercise Sciences Infographic Competition 2021

    New Sport and Exercise Sciences Infographic Competition 2021

    6th September 2021

    The Board of BASES has agreed to launch a new infographic competition for Level 3 students in Further Education within the UK who are studying Sports Science or Physical Education. Schools and Colleges are asked...

  • BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 Oct

    BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 Oct

    3rd September 2021

    We are now accepting applications : Number Offered: Up to 4 each year Value of Grants: Up to a total of £1,000 Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 May and 1 October (each year)...

  • BASES welcomes new Division Chairs

    BASES welcomes new Division Chairs

    2nd September 2021

    Following open recruitment over the summer, congratulations are extended to our new BASES Division Chairs who have been appointed by the Human Resources, Remuneration and Appointments Committee. Both will take up...

  • BUES Endorsement deadline - 6 Sept

    BUES Endorsement deadline - 6 Sept

    1st September 2021

    BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) The BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) awards endorsement to sport and exercise science degree courses that provide undergraduates with the opportunity to...

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR) update

    Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR) update

    25th August 2021

    The BASES Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR) is a programme of professional development, skill acquisition and supervised practice to ensure that candidates acquire the knowledge, skills,...

  • Helping address the Climate Change Emergency

    Helping address the Climate Change Emergency

    19th August 2021

    To show our commitment to helping address the Climate Change Emergency, BASES has signed up to both the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework and the Pledge to Net Zero. The UN Framework commits...

  • BASES Fellowships awarded 2021

    BASES Fellowships awarded 2021

    17th August 2021

    BASES Fellowship is awarded to recognise esteemed professional achievement, skills, knowledge and service to BASES and the sport and exercise science community and encourages continued service to BASES in leadership...

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