About BASRaT – The British Association of Sport Rehabilitators

BASRaT is the UK regulator and professional association for Sport Rehabilitators and an advocate of improving health through Physical Activity.

BASRaT champions and regulates Sport Rehabilitators, our register of Sport Rehabilitators is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority, the UK`s top medical regulator.

Guiding Sport Rehabilitators on all aspects of their role and responsibilities, BASRaT ensures professional competency and continued professional development. Sport Rehabilitators on our register adhere to a strict code of ethics, conduct and professional practice. BASRaT works hard to promote the benefits of Sport Rehabilitation and to promote awareness of the profession.

Sport Rehabilitators aid people with musculoskeletal pain, injury or illness. They help people to maintain their health and fitness, recover from and prevent injury and reduce pain using exercise, movement and therapy.

Code of ethics, conduct and professional practice

All registered Sport Rehabilitators have comprehensive insurance and a current first aid qualification. Strict standards are followed for managing medical records and referral to other healthcare practitioners.

Required by our Armed Forces

BASRaT registration is a requirement of many exercise rehabilitation roles working with our injured servicemen.


BASRaT’s mission is to champion, raise awareness and support areas of growth, whilst ensuring best working practices and professional standards from Sport Rehabilitators. BASRaT pledges high standards of future professionals through monitored, accredited degree courses and practical work.

Accrediting Sport Rehabilitation Degrees

BASRaT accredits a number undergraduate and postgraduate educational programmes across the UK, these programmes have demonstrated that the course includes the required content and is suitably established to produce Graduate Sport Rehabilitators.

Students apply high-level academic and practical management skills to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal injuries. Course content and teaching methods are closely monitored by BASRaT to ensure consistently high standards. Students learn to provide effective care for injuries, illness and disease.

Musculoskeletal injuries, therapeutic techniques and exercise rehabilitation skills are studied, supported by a foundation in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology.

Practical experience

To be accepted onto the BASRaT register, Sport Rehabilitators must complete 400 to 1200 hours of supervised clinical work.

Learn more about Sport Rehabilitation.

Executive Committee Members

Student Liaison Officer: Jonty Ashton

Quality Officer: Dr Chris Wilcox

CPD Officer: Dr Allan Munro

Accreditation Officer: Richard Moss

Secretary: Dr Hollie White

Chair Of Exec Committee: Dr Allan Munro

Membership Officer: Adam Naylor

Lay Member: Dr John Morgan
(General Practitioner, Pennygate Medical Centre, Wigan, Lancashire Sports Doctor and Sports Medicine educator)

Lay Member: Dr Richard Collins

Chief Executive Office

Chief Executive Officer: Steve Aspinall

Administrator: Ryan Gordon

Registrar: Ollie Coburn

Communications Manager: Victoria Wakenshaw

Web Developer: Tim Bertenshaw

BASRaT Ethics Committee

Dr Richard Jones
(Senior Lecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Salford)

Dr Kristen Hollands
(Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of Salford)

Rick Boote
(College Registrar, College of Health and Social Care, University of Salford)

Helen Miller RM
(Macmillan Psychological Nurse Specialist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust)

Please take a look at the BASRaT governance model here

Please check the contact page for individual email addresses.