Institute of Sports Science

Rebekka Pomiersky

Institute of Sports Science
Wächterstraße 67,
2nd Floor, Room 202
  07071 29-76546
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Main research

  • Exercise therapy in rehabilitation and health services research
  • Promotion of physical activity, exercise and health in the elderly

Current projects

  • BaSAlt: physical activity promotion and individual physical counselling in the setting of an old people's home

Short vita

since 2019
Research assistant

University of Tübingen

Research assistant

University of Applied Sciences Mannheim and AGAPLESION Bethanien Hospital Heidelberg

Master's degree Sports Science and Health Promotion

University of Tübingen

Bachelor's degree Sports Science and Health Promotion

University of Freiburg

Bachelor’s degree education science

University of Education Freiburg

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Haigis, D., Pomiersky, R., Altmeier, D., Frahsa, A., Sudeck, G., Thiel, A., Eschweiler, G.W., Nieß, A.M. (2021). Feasibility of a Geriatric Assessment to Detect and Quantify Sarcopenia and Physical Functioning in German Nursing Home Residents-A Pilot Study. Geriatrics, 6(3), 69. doi: 10.3390/geriatrics6030069
  • Thiel, A., Sudeck, G., Niess, A., Eschweiler, G.W., Altmeier, D., Haigis, D., Pomiersky, R., Schmid, J., Frahsa, A. (2021). BaSAlt — A mixed-methods study protocol on setting-based physical activity promotion and counseling in nursing homes. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 23, 100828. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100828
  • Pomiersky, R., Abel, B., Werner, C., Lacroix, A., Pfeiffer, K., Schäufele, M. & Hauer, K. (2020). Increasing Physical Activity in Persons With Dementia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 1, 1-10. doi: 10.1123/japa.2019-0183
  • Abel, B., Eckert, T., Pomiersky, R., Dautel, A., Schäufele, M., Pfeiffer, K., Hauer, K. & the PROFinD2 Study Group (2020). Transition from Inpatient Rehabilitation to the Home Environment in cognitively impaired older persons after hip fracture. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 52. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2757
  • Dautel, A., Gross, M., Abel, B., Pomiersky, R., Eckert, T., Hauer, K., Schäufele, M., Büchele, G., Becker, C., Pfeiffer, K. (2020). Psychometric properties of the German version of the Fear of Falling Questionnaire-revised (FFQ-R) in a sample of older adults after hip or pelvic fracture. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 2. doi:10.1007/s40520-020-01657-2
  • Dautel, A., Eckert, T., Gross, M., Hauer, K., Schäufele, M., Lacroix, A., Hendlmeier, I., Abel, B., Pomiersky, R., Gugenhan, J., Büchele, G., Reber, K., Becker, C. & Pfeiffer, K. (2019). Multifactorial intervention for hip and pelvic fracture patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment: study protocol of a dual-centre randomised controlled trial (OF-CARE). BMC Geriatrics, 19(1), 125. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1133-z
  • Abel, B., Pomiersky, R., Werner, C., Lacroix, A., Schäufele, M. & Hauer, K. (2019). Day-to-Day variability of multiple sensor-based physical activity parameters in older persons with dementia. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatics, 85, 103911. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2019.103911