Institute of Sports Science

Dr. Daniel Leyhr

Contact
Institute of Sports Science
Wilhelmstraße 124,
Room 102
  07071 29-76545
daniel.leyhrspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
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Main research

  • Scientific Support for the DFB TID (Talent Identification and Development) Programme
  • Prognostic relevance of talent predictors
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Assessment of biological maturity status in elite youth sports

Short vita

2019
Doctoral Degree

University of Tübingen

Since 2019
Research assistant at the Methods Center at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

University of Tübingen

2014
PhD student and research assistant in the department of Sport Psychology and Research Methods at the Institute of Sports Science

University of Tübingen

2014
First State Examination for Teaching Degree in Secondary Schools in the Subjects Math and Sports Science

University of Tübingen

2014
Diplom in Mathematics

University of Tübingen


Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Leyhr, D., Bergmann, F., Schreiner, R., Mann, D. L., Dugandzic, D., & Höner, O. (2021). Relative age-related biases in objective and subjective assessments of performance in talented youth soccer players. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 3(94). doi:10.3389/fspor.2021.664231

  • Höner, O., Murr, D., Schreiner, R., Larkin, P. & Leyhr, D. (2021). Subjective and objective assessment of potential talent predictors in elite youth soccer: Comparing the prognostic validity in a 3-years prospective study. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 3(115). doi:/10.3389/fspor.2021.638227

  • Schweda S., Leyhr, D., & Krauß, I. (2021). The Functional Movement Screen: Gender-specific scoring and diagnostic accuracy as an injury prediction tool for German physical education and exercise science students: A prospective cohort-study. Physioscience. doi: 10.1055/a-1307-1459

  • Leyhr, D., Murr, D., Basten, L., Eichler, K., Hauser, T., Lüdin, D., Romann, M., Sardo, G., & Höner, O. (2020). Biological Maturity Status in Elite Youth Soccer Players: A Comparison of Pragmatic Diagnostics with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 2(195). doi:10.3389/fspor.2020.587861

  • Schweda, S., Leyhr, D., & Krauss, I. (2020). Functional Movement Screen: Single items for injury prediction of Physical Education and Exercise Science students. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 52(7), S.694. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000682732.19702.58

  • Leyhr, D., Raabe, J., Schultz, F., Kelava, A., & Höner, O. (2020). The adolescent motor performance development of elite female soccer players: A study of prognostic relevance for future success in adulthood using multilevel modelling. Journal of Sports Sciences, 38(11-12), 1342–1351. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1686940

  • Höner, O., Raabe, J., Murr, D., & Leyhr, D. (2019). Prognostic relevance of motor tests in elite girls’ soccer: a five-year prospective cohort study within the German talent promotion program. Science and Medicine in Football. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2019.1609069.

  • Leyhr, D., Kelava, A., Raabe, J., Höner, O. (2018). Longitudinal motor performance development in early adolescence and its relationship to adult success: An 8-year prospective study of highly talented soccer players. PLoS ONE 13(5), e0196324. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196324 [more]

  • Höner, O., Leyhr, D. & Kelava, A. (2017). The influence of speed abilities and technical skills in early adolescence on adult success in soccer: A long-term prospective analysis using ANOVA and SEM approaches. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0182211. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182211. [more]

  • Höner, O., Leyhr, D. & Kelava, A. (2016). Prognostic Relevance of Motor Predictors in Early Adolescence for Reaching Professional Soccer Level in Adulthood. Abstractbook ACSM Annual Meeting 2016 (S.613), Boston, USA.

Presentations

  • Readdy, T., McHenry, L. K., Leyhr, D., & Raabe, J. (2021). Exploring nuances of basic psychological need satisfaction in U.S. college student-athletes. 53. Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie (asp), Tübingen.

  • Basten, L., Leyhr, D., Murr, D., Höner, O., Hauser, T., Lüdin, D., Romann, M., Sardo, G., & Eichler, K. (2021). Wertigkeit der Magnetresonanztomographie (MRT) zur Skelettalterbestimmung von gesunden männlichen Jugendlichen. Vortrag beim 102. Deutschen Röntgenkongress 2021 in Wiesbaden.

  • Leyhr, D., Murr, D., Basten, L., Eichler, K., Hauser, T., Lüdin, D., Romann, M., Sardo, G., & Höner, O. (2020). Evaluation of appropriate methods to assess biological maturity status in elite youth soccer. Proceedings of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) 25nd Annual Conference, October 28-30, 2020.

  • Leyhr, D., Raabe, J., McHenry, L. K., Readdy, T., Ryan, T., Grant, L., & Höner, O. (2020). Basic psychological need satisfaction of NCAA student-athletes: A longitudinal, person-oriented investigation. Presentation at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, October 21-24, 2020

  • Raabe, J., Readdy, T., McHenry, L. K., Leyhr, D., Ryan, T., & Grant, L. (2020). Understanding the dual role of NCAA student-athletes from a motivational perspective: A mixed-methods investigation. Presentation at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, October 21-24, 2020

  • Leyhr, D., Raabe, J., Schultz, F., Kelava, A., & Höner, O. (2019). Motor performance and its development in adolescence: relevant predictors for adult success in elite female soccer? 24nd Annual Conference of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), Prague, CZ.
  • Leyhr, D., Raabe, J., Schultz, F., & Höner, O. (2018). Can motor talent factors help to predict elite female youth soccer players‘ likelihood of turning pro in adulthood? Proceedings of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) 23nd Annual Conference in Dublin, IR.
  • Leyhr, D., Kelava, A., & Höner, O. (2017). Entwicklung technomotorischer Leistungsmerkmale von Nachwuchsfußballspielern und deren prognostische Relevanz für adulten Erfolg. 49. Jahrestagung der asp, Bern.
  • Leyhr, D., Kelava, A., & Höner, O. (2017). Longitudinal development of speed abilities and technical skills in youth soccer and its relationship to adult performance level. Vth World Conference on Science and Soccer (WCSS), Rennes.
  • Raabe, J., Leyhr, D., & Höner, O. (2017). Prognostic relevance of motor talent predictors in elite girls’ soccer: A prospective cohort study. Vth World Conference on Science and Soccer (WCSS), Rennes.
  • Leyhr, D., Schultz, F., Votteler, A. & Höner, O. (2015). Prognosegüte motorischer Tests in der frühen Adoleszenz hinsichtlich des Erfolgs im jungen Erwachsenenalter. 25. Jahrestagung der dvs-Kommission Fußball, Erlangen.

Reviews

  • PLoS One
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Science and Medicine in Football
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance