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Department of Exercise & Health
Psychology and Movement Science
Prof. Dr. Matthias Weigelt
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The Psychology and Movement Science Group is headed by Prof. Dr. Matthias Weigelt and investigates basic and applied topics of human performance in daily activities, clinical settings, and sports.

Research Areas and Laboratories:

- Sport Psychology Lab (PD Dr. Iris Güldenpenning)

- Human Movement Science Lab (Dr. Daniel Krause)

- Institute of Biomechanics (Prof. Dr. Thomas Jöllenbeck)

- Physical Exercise and Mental Health (Kristin Thorenz)

- Applied Sport Psychology (Frederik Hellermann)

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Recent Publications

Güldenpenning, I., Kunde, W. & Weigelt, M. (2022). Head-fake perception in basketball: the relative contributions of expertise, visual or motor training, and test repetition. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 20(1), 202-222. Link

Krause, D. & Weigelt, M. (2022). Mental rotation of tactic board instructions in basketball: Domain-specific expertise improves on-court performance. Reseach Quarterly for Exercise and Sports.

Friehs, M., Whelan, E., Güldenpenning, I., Krause, D. & Weigelt, M. (2022). Stimulating Performance: A Scoping Review on Transcranial Electrical…

Call for Papers

The science of deceptive human movement

Iris Güldenpenning, Robin Jackson (Loughborough University, London), and Rouwen Cañal-Bruland, (Friedrich Schiller University Jena) edit a special issue on “The science of deceptive human movement” in Human Movement Science. The submission portal is open between 14th December 2020 and 30th August 2021.

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Bärbel Kube

Psychology and Human Movement

Bärbel Kube
+49 5251 60-5301
+49 5251 60-3591

Office hours:

Montag bis Donnerstag vormittags


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