Institute of Sports Science

Jana Welkerling

Institute of Sports Science
Gartenstraße 19,
1st Floor, Room 103
  07071 29-77338

Main research

  • Rumination as a potential mechanism of the antidepressant effect of physical activity

  • Neurophysiology of psychiological processes

  • Development of decoder (machine learning algorithms) to classify neurophysiological data

  • Intervention effects of physical activity on mental illness

Current projects

Short vita

Since 2020
PhD student and research assistant

University of Tübingen in cooperation with University Hospital Tübingen

Applied Sport Psychologist (ASP)

Master of Science Psychology

University of Tübingen

Bachelor of Science Psychology

University of Tübingen

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • 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. doi:10.1007/s40279-021-01468-z
  • Wolf, S., Seiffer, B., Zeibig, J.-M., Welkerling, J., Bauer, L. L., Frei, A. K., Studnitz, T., Rosenstiel, S., Fiedler, D. V., Helmhold, F., Ray, A., Herzog, E., Takano, K., Nakagawa, T., Kropp, S., Franke, S., Peters, S., El-Kurd, N., Zwanzleitner, L., . . . 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