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


Main research interests are motor development, motor learning and movement control across the life span, the link between motor and cognitive performance and the importance of motor skills for lifelong development. A particular interest is the role of physical activity in cognitive development. We focus on the following topics:

  • Successful aging
  • Physical activity and cognition
  • Learning
  • Multitasking
  • Neurocognition of movement