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."
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Rita is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon. She teaches Motor Development and her research uses direct perception mostly applied to child safety issues. She studies the behavior of infants and children in different ‘risk environments’, such as water environments or high places. She has been interested in understanding not only how different children perceive affordances in risk settings, but also how adults perceive those affordances for children.