Institute of Sports Science

Prof. Dr. Gorden Sudeck

Chair of Education & Health Research

Contact
Institute of Sports Science
Wächterstrasse 67,
2nd floor, room 201
  07071 29-76039
gorden.sudeckspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
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Research lines

  • Promotion of physical activity, exercise and health
  • Individual biopsychosocial responses to physical activity and exercise
  • Health education and health literacy
  • Exercise therapy in rehabilitation and health services research

Research projects 


Short vita

Since 2011
Full Professor for Sport Science (W3) with focus on Health Education

University of Tübingen

2009-2011
Assistant Professor for Sport, Exercise and Health

Institute of Sport Science, University of Bern, CH

2007-2009
Research Assistant

Institute of Sport Science, University of Bern, Switzerland

2006
PhD in Sport Science

University of Bielefeld

2004
Master of Public Health

University of Bielefeld

2001
Diploma in Sport Science with focus on prevention and rehabilitation

University of Bielefeld


Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Haible, S., Volk, C., Demetriou, Y., Höner, O., Thiel, A., Trautwein, U. & Sudeck, G. (2019). Promotion of physical activity-related health competence in physical education: study protocol for the GEKOS cluster randomized trial. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 396. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6686-4
  • Sudeck, G., Geidl, W., Deprins, J. & Pfeifer, K. (2019). The role of PA promotion in typical exercise therapy concepts: A latent class analysis based on a national survey in German rehabilitation settings. Disability and Rehabilitation, 13, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1608322
  • Sudeck, G. & Seelig, H. (2019). Die Perspektive Gesundheit in der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie (asp) - Entwicklung und Perspektiven. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 26 (2), 71-80. doi: 10.1026/1612-5010/a000258
  • Bucksch, J. Kopcakova, J., Inchley, J., Troped, P., Sudeck, G., Sigmundova, D., Nalecz, H., Borracina, A., Salonna, F., Veselska, Z. D., & Hamrik, Z. (2019). Associations between perceived social and physical environmental variables and physical activity and screen time among adolescents in four European countries. International Journal of Public Health, 64, 83-94. doi.org/10.1007/s00038-018-1172-9
  • Jeckel, S. & Sudeck, G. (2018). Sport activities in daily routine: situational associations between individual goals, activity characteristics and affective well-being. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, doi: 10.1007/s12662-017-0469-9
  • Sudeck, G., Jeckel, S. & Schubert, T. (2018). Individual differences in the competence for physical activity-related affect regulation moderate activity-affect association in real-life situations. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, doi: 10.1123/jsep.2018-0017
  • Schmid, J., Gut, V., Conzelmann, A. & Sudeck, G. (2018). Bernese motive and goal inventory in leisure and health sports: Validation of an updated version of the questionnaire. PLoS ONE 13(2):e0193214. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193214
  • Krauss, I., Katzmarek, U., Rieger, M. & Sudeck, G. (2017). Motives for physical exercise participation as a basis for the development of patient-oriented exercise interventions in osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional study. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 53, 590–602. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.17.04482-3
  • Schöndube, A., Bertrams, A., Sudeck, G. & Fuchs, R. (2017). Self-control strength and physical exercise. An ecological momentary assessment study. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 29, 19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.11.0
  • Sudeck, G., Schmid, J. & Conzelmann, A. (2016). Experience exercises and change in affective attitude: Direct and indirect effects of in situ measurements of experiences. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(900). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00900
  • Sudeck, G. & Pfeifer, K. (2016). Physical activity-related health competence as an integrative objective in exercise therapy and health sports – Conception and validation of a short questionnaire. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research. doi: 10.1007/s12662-016-0405-4.
  • Demetriou, Y., Sudeck, G. & Thiel, A. & Höner, O. (2015). The effects of school-based physical activity interventions on students’ health-related fitness knowledge: A systematic review. Educational Research Review, 16, 19-40. doi: 10.1016/j.edurev.2015.07.002

Books

  • Bilz, L., Sudeck, G., Bucksch, J., Klocke, A., Kolip, P., Melzer, J., Ravens-Sieberer, U. & Richter, M. (2016), School and Health. Results of the WHO survey ‘Health Behavior in School-aged Children” 2013-2014. Weinheim: Juventa.
  • Sudeck, G. (2006). Motivation and volition in exercise therapy. Hamburg: Czwalina.

Book chapters

  • Pfeifer, K. & Sudeck, G. (2016). Körperliche Aktivität. In J. Bengel & O. Mittag (Hrsg.), Psychologie in der medizinischen Rehabilitation (S. 216-227). Berlin: Springer.
  • Bilz, L. & Sudeck, G. (2016). Analysen zum multiplen Gesundheits- und Risikoverhalten und Konsequenzen für die schulische Gesundheitsförderung. In L. Bilz, G. Sudeck, J. Bucksch, A. Klocke, P. Kolip, J. Melzer, U. Ravens-Sieberer & M. Richter (Hrsg.), Schule und Gesundheit. Ergebnisse des WHO-Jugendgesundheitssurveys „Health Behaviour in School-aged Children“ 2013/14 (S. 135-154). Weinheim: Juventa.
  • Sudeck, G., Bucksch, J. & Finne, E. (2016). Körperliche Aktivität, Ernährungsverhalten und Bildschirmmedienzeiten – Schulformspezifische Unterschiede und Implikationen. In L. Bilz, G. Sudeck, J. Bucksch, A. Klocke, P. Kolip, J. Melzer, U. Ravens-Sieberer & M. Richter (Hrsg.), Schule und Gesundheit. Ergebnisse des WHO-Jugendgesundheitssurveys „Health Behaviour in School-aged Children“ 2013/14 (S. 84-101). Weinheim: Juventa.
  • Sudeck, G., Ptack, R. & Jeckel, S. (2016). Bewegungsverhalten von Kindern im Setting Kita: Kombinierte Analyse von Beobachtungsdaten und objektiver Aktivitätsmessung. In R. Zimmer & E. Haberer (Hrsg.), Bewegung in der frühkindlichen Bildung. Interdisziplinäre Ansätze (S. 61-80). Hamburg: Czwalina.
  • Sudeck, G. & Schmid, J. (2012). Sportliche Aktivität und soziales Wohlbefinden. In R. Fuchs & W. Schlicht (Hrsg.), Sportliche Aktivität und seelische Gesundheit (S. 56-77). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Pfeifer, K., Sudeck, G., Brüggemann, S. & Huber, G. (2012). Bewegungstherapie in der medizinischen Rehabilitation – Wirkungen, Qualität, Perspektiven. In K. Schüle &  G. Huber (Hrsg.), Grundlagen der Sport- und Bewegungstherapie (S. 43-65). Köln: Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag.
  • Sudeck, G. & Pfeifer, K. (2010). Evaluation bewegungsbezogener Interventionen in Therapie und Rehabilitation. In A. Woll, H. Haag & F. Mess (Hrsg.), Handbuch Evaluation im Sport (S. 89-111). Schorndorf: Hofmann.
  • Sudeck, G. (2007). Bewegungsberatung im medizinischen Setting. In R. Fuchs, W. Göhner & H. Seelig (Hrsg.), Aufbau eines körperlich-aktiven Lebensstils: Theorie, Empirie und Praxis (S. 273-294). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Functions and memberships

  • Faculty Member of the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network
  • Member of the School Board of the Tübingen School of Education (2016-2018)
  • Member of the committee “Exercise and Health” of the German Society of Sport Science
  • Member of the Working Group “Exercise Therapy” of the German Association of Rehabilitation Science (since 2018 Speaker)
  • ad-hoc Reviewer for > 20 Journals in the areas of sport science (e. g., Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly), health (e. g., International Journal of Public Health), psychology (e. g., Frontiers in Psychology, Stress and Coping, Applied Psychology: Health and Wellbeing) and education (e. g, Health Education Journal)
  • ad-hoc reviewer for scientific institutions and research funding organisations (e. g., German Ministry of Health, Swiss Research Foundation)