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BASES Conference 2018 Programme

Programme and speakers subject to confirmation

Day 1 - Tuesday 27th November 2018
07:30-08:45 Exhibitor set up
09:00 Registration and drinks
10:00 Opening address


Invited keynote: Physical activity for health: the past, the present and the future

Professor Steven N. Blair, University of South Carolina, USA

11:10-11:30 Poster viewing, exhibition and refreshments
11:30-12:45 Parallel invited symposia

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): From health to elite performance

Prof Jens Bangsbo, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Dr Kathryn Weston, Teesside University

Eating for health and fitness: the fat versus sugar debate 

Prof Jason Gill, University of Glasgow and Dr Aseem Malhotra, Frimley Park Hospital

Self-control in sport and exercise settings

Dr Chris Englert, University of Bern, Switzerland and Dr Ian Taylor, Loughborough University

12:45 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Poster discussions and exhibition
14:00-15:30 Parallel free communication sessions
15:30-16:00 Exhibition and refreshments
16:00-17:15 Parallel invited symposia
Concussion and impact injuries in sport: key issues and controversies

 Dr Carolyn Emery, University of Calgary, Canada and Dr Willie Stewart, University of Glasgow
Inter-individual variability in sport and exercise: implications for training programmes and precision medicine

Prof Yannis Pitsiladis, University of Brighton and Prof Greg Atkinson, Teesside University
Clinical Exercise Physiology: new insights into the role of exercise in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation

Prof Sally Singh, University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust and Dr Gavin Sandercock, University of Essex
17:30-18:30 BASES Annual General Meeting
19:00 Gala drinks reception
19:30 Conference dinner
Day 2 - Wednesday 28th November 2018


Registration and drinks

Parallel 5 slides in 5 minutes free communication sessions 

10:10-11:10 Parallel invited symposia

The future of physical activity for health: where should we go from here?

Prof Ken Fox, University of Bristol, Prof Steven Blair, University of South Carolina, USA and Prof John Buckley, University of Chester

Exploring the “grey area” between mental toughness and perceptions of bullying

Prof Lew Hardy, University of Bangor, Dr Emma Kavanagh, University of Bournemouth and Dr James Bell, UK Sport, RFU and ECB

The biomechanics of football: from performance to injury mechanisms and rehabilitation

Prof Jim Richards, University of Central Lancashire and Dr Neal Smith, University of Chichester

11:10-11:30 Poster viewing, exhibition and refreshments
11:30-12:45 Parallel free communication sessions
12:45 Lunch
12:50-13:45 Poster discussions and exhibition
13:45-14:45 Parallel invited symposia

Research Excellence Framework 2021: key criteria and working methods

Prof Marie Murphy, University of Ulster, N.Ireland and Prof Bill Baltzopoulos, Liverpool John Moores University

Perspectives on talent identification and acquisition in high performance sport

Dr Marije Elferink-Gemser, University of Groningen, Netherlands and Natalie Dunman, UK Sport

The gut microbiome: a new focus for exercise, nutrition and health

Dr Sharon Madigan, Irish Institute of Sport and Jamie Pugh, Liverpool John Moores University

14:50-15:50 Invited keynote: Training of elite soccer players: coaching physiology at the elite level

Professor Jens Bangsbo, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
15:50-16:00 Awards announcement and closing address