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Prof John Saxton FBASES (Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee)


"I am delighted to welcome you to BASES Conference 2018.

 We aim to provide 2 days of world-leading content across sport and exercise sciences and psychology. Whether you wish to present your own research or listen to others, I hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding event."

Early bird delegate prices 

Available until Friday 14 September 2018


Professor Steven N. Blair

University of South Carolina

Steven N. Blair is a Retired Professor in the Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. Dr. Blair is a past-president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, and the National Academy of Kinesiology. He has received awards from many professional associations, including a MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health, ACSM Honor Award, Robert Levy Lecture Award and Population Science Research Award from the American Heart Association, and is one of the few individuals outside the U.S. Public Health Service to be awarded the Surgeon Generalís Medallion. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from universities in the U.S., England, and Belgium. His research focuses on the associations between lifestyle and health, with a specific emphasis on exercise, physical fitness, body composition, and chronic disease. He has published over 700 papers and chapters in the scientific literature, and was the Senior Scientific Editor for the U.S. Surgeon Generalís Report on Physical Activity and Health.