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Conference awards

The BASES Annual Conference awards seek to reward outstanding contributions to sport and exercise sciences by BASES members. Awards are presented for presentations (free communication and poster) in student and non-student categories.

All abstracts will be automatically considered for a relevant award. The Awards Panel will shortlist presentations for these awards based on the scientific merit of the abstracts.

Awards will be presented at the closing address of the Conference.

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Abstract submissions


BASES is now accepting abstract submissions for the 2018 BASES Conference in the following sport and exercise science themes:

  • Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour
  • Physical Activity for Health
  • Physiology and Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Sport and Performance

Follow this link to submit your abstract.

Before submitting your abstract, please read the BASES Conference Abstract Guidelines.

Deadlines for abstract submissions are:

  • Free communications: Friday 1 June 2018
  • Posters and 5 slides in 5 minutes: Wednesday 4 July 2018 (

Journal of Sports Sciences

All accepted conference abstracts will be published in an online supplement of the Journal of Sports Sciences

Free-access will be available upon publication of the supplement, until 31 December 2018, at From 1 January 2019 onwards, BASES members can gain online access to the supplement, as well as the current volume of the Journal of Sports Sciences, by subscribing at the discounted rate of: 70 for regular member; and 29 for student members.


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