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


"I am delighted to welcome you to BASES Conference 2019.

 We aim to provide 2 days of world-leading content across sport and exercise sciences. 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."

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Available until Friday 13 September 2019

Prof Mike Weed


Canterbury Christ Church University

Professor Mike Weed is Professor of Applied Policy Sciences and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Canterbury Christ Church University. Drawing on a wide range of social science disciplines, including social psychology, sociology, economics, geography and policy science, his work has focussed on informing, improving and interrogating policy in the applied domains of public health, physical activity, physical education, sport, tourism, transport, urban development and major events. Recent work has been funded by, inter alia, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Department of Health, the National Health Service and the Greater London Authority, and has included analyses of the effectiveness of sport as a public health intervention, the effectiveness of physical activity guidelines in improving population health, the effectiveness of a wide range of sport and physical activity interventions among the less active in schools, the health benefits and economic flows associated with major events, and the health impacts of cycling provision. Professor Weed is Strategic Director of the Centre for Sport, Physical Education & Activity Research (SPEAR), Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sport & Tourism (Routledge), Editor of the SAGE Library of Sport & Leisure Management, and sits on the Editorial Boards of Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health (Routledge) and the Journal of Global Sport Management (Routledge).