Prof Greg Whyte OBE, FBASES (Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee)
"I am delighted to welcome you to BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017.
This will be the first joint conference between BASES and the the European Federation for Sport Psychology. 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."
Katherine is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, based in the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine East Midlands Hub. Her research focuses primarily on the effects of exercise on bone health. She has led a number of exercise intervention trials, ranging from studies of bone health and stress fracture in elite athletes, through studies of high impact exercise and brisk walking in middle aged and older adults, to research on effectiveness of fall prevention exercise and whole body vibration training in older people. Outcomes studied include bone mineral density and structural parameters, bone turnover and fall risk factors as well as body composition, physical function and cardiovascular risk factors.