Vision and Objectives

BASES vision is to deliver excellence in the sport and exercise sciences. Its mission is to lead the advancement of knowledge and evidence-based practice within the UK’s sport and exercise sciences for the benefit of human performance, health and education.

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 2021-2025.

To view an overview document about the Strategic Plan and Objectives, please click here.


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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  • Rooms G07 and G08 Fairfax Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus. Headingley, Leeds LS6 3QT
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