Institute of Sports Science

Johanna-Marie Zeibig

Institute of Sports Science
Gartenstraße 19
1st Floor, Room 105
  07071 29-76184

Main research

  • Transdiagnostic efficacy of exercise on psychopathological symptoms of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders and insomnia
  • Sustainable Promotion (integration of motivational and volitional components) of exercise among individuals with mental disorders
  • Impementation and evaluation of the exercise intervention "ImPuls" for individuals with mental disorders

Current projects

Short vita

Since 2018
PhD student and research assistant

University of Tübingen

Master’s degree Psychology

University of Tübingen

Bachelor’s degree Psychology

University of Tübingen

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Zeibig, J.-M., Seiffer, B., Sudeck, G., Rösel, I., Hautzinger, M., & Wolf, S. (2021). Transdiagnostic efficacy of a group exercise intervention for outpatients with heterogenous psychiatric disorders: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 21(1), 313. doi:10.1186/s12888-021-03307-x 
  • Wolf, S., Seiffer, B., Zeibig, J.-M., Welkerling, J., Brokmeier, L., Atrott, B., . . . Schuch, F. B. (2021). Is Physical Activity Associated with Less Depression and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Rapid Systematic Review. Sports Medicine, 51(8), 1771-1783. doi:10.1007/s40279-021-01468-z

  • Wolf, S., Seiffer, B., Zeibig, J. M., Welkerling, J., Bauer, L. L., Frei, A. K., . . . Ehring, T. (2021). Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a Transdiagnostic group-based exercise intervention: study protocol for a pragmatic multi-site randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 21(1), 540. doi:10.1186/s12888-021-03541-3


  • Wolf, S., Zeibig, J.-M., Hautzinger, M., & Sudeck, G. (2020). Psychische Gesundheit durch Bewegung. ImPuls: Ein sport- und bewegungstherapeutisches Programm für Menschen mit psychischen Erkrankungen. Weinheim: Verlagsgruppe Beltz.


  • Zeibig, J.-M., Stock, F., Werner, A.-C., Sudeck, G., Hautzinger, M., & Wolf, S. (2018). Eine bewegende Psychotherapiewartezeit. ImPuls –ein verhaltenstherapeutisches Bewegungsprogramm (Vortrag). [Vortrag auf 50. Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie (asp) in Köln]