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Professorship of Sports Psychology (with focus on Prevention and Rehabilitation)
Former projects


The public health project AEQUIPA started in February 2015. AEQUIPA is a regional prevention research network comprising six universities, two research institutes and the health economy organisation of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan region. The network's core themes are promoting physical activity among older adults (65+).

AEQUIPA consists of six different subprojects. The subproject PROMOTE  has the objective to develop different types of interventions to promote physical activity behavior in older adults and compare their effectiveness.

For further information: Aequipa Homepage    

Contact personInna Bragina

Duration: February 2015 - January 2016

Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)



The international research project "re-LOAD" (= Motor skill Learning in OlderADults: neurocognitive correlates, differences, and interventions to enable healthy aging) with partners from the University of Michigan (USA), University of Twente (the Netherlands) and Saarland University (Germany) started in May 2014“. re-LOAD investigated how age-related changes and physical activity influence motor learning processes.

For further information: re-LOAD on ResearchGate

Contact person: Lena Hübner

Duration: May 2014 - March 2018

Sponsor: German Research Foundation (DFG)


The service-project with the working title „Gaze-strategies of national expert badminton players on exertion“ operates subsequently to the successful primary project about the identification of effective gaze-strategies of professional badminton players in comparison to leisure badminton players (Please visit the link for more information). Primarily, the physical level of exertion arising in every badminton match is going to be adjusted in a realistic setting. Following, analysis shall detect the modifying gaze strategies of the expert badminton players in different match situations. Especially the „Quiet Eye“, defined as the final fixation before the activation of a motoric reaction, is going to be examined and analyzed in relation to practical training recommendations.  


For further informationenGaze strategies of national badmintion players

Contact person: Katharina Zwingmann

Duration: June 2016 – May 2017

Sponsor: Federal Institute for Sport Science (BISp)



Cognitive training 


Age on the Move