BASES Consensus Statements

Consensus statements are guidelines, statements or position stands developed collaboratively by a number of organisations and groups. The following statements have been developed in collaboration with BASES and have been endorsed by BASES:

Strong, Steady and Straight: An Expert Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and Exercise for Osteoporosis (2019)

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Paper in the British Journal of Sports Medicine*

*Brooke-Wavell, Katherine, et al. "Strong, steady and straight: UK consensus statement on physical activity and exercise for osteoporosis." British Journal of Sports Medicine (2022).

Exercise Professionals Group (EPG): Essential competences and minimum qualifications required to lead the supervised exercise component in (early) core cardiac rehabilitation

Summary: The aim of the statement is to provide information on the essential qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities required to lead* the clinically supervised exercise component of cardiac rehabilitation (CR).

Indicative guide for the route to competence for the exercise professional working in the exercise component of the (early) core cardiac rehabilitation pathway

Summary: This guide aims to provide guidance for exercise professionals i.e. exercise instructors, exercise physiologists and physiotherapists working in cardiac rehabilitation (CR), and managers and commissioners who are responsible for the provision of CR services.