Institute of Sports Science

Dr. Annika Frahsa

Institute of Sports Science
Wilhelmstraße 124,
Room 114
07071 29-76493
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Main Research

Short vita

Since 2018
Postdoc Researcher Institute of Sports Science

University of Tübingen

2015 - 2018
Research Coordinator, Research Consortium Capital4Health

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Doctoral Degree

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

2006 - 2015
Research Assistant

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Graduate Level Degree in Political Science

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Selected Publications

Journal articles

  • Thiel, A., John, J. & Frahsa, A. (2019). Qualitative interviews in sport and physical activity research – do not forget the body. European Journal for Sport and Society, 16 (1), 1-4.
  • Rütten, A., Frahsa, A., Abel, T., Bergmann, M., de Leeuw, E., Hunter, D., . . . Potvin, L. (2019). "Co-producing active lifestyles as whole-system-approach: theory, intervention and knowledge-to-action implications." Health Promotion International, 34 (1), 47-59.
  • Rütten, A., Frahsa, A., Rosenhäger, N., & Wolff, A. (2015). Strukturelle Veränderung, Kontextualität und Transfer in der Gesundheitsförderung: die nachhaltige Implementierung des BIG-Projektes. [Structural Change, Contextuality, and Transfer in Health Promotion – Sustainable Implementation of the BIG Project]. Gesundheitswesen, 77 (S 01), S135-S136. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1331736.
  • Frahsa, A., Rütten, A., Röger, U., Abu-Omar, K., & Schow, D. (2014). Enabling the powerful? Participatory action research with local policymakers and professionals for physical activity promotion with women in difficult life situations. Health Promotion International, 29 (1), 171-84 doi: 10.1093/heapro/das050.
  • Rütten, A., Frahsa, A., Engbers, L., Gusi, N., Mota, J., Pacenka, R.,... Vuillemin, A. (2014). Supportive Environments for Physical Activity, Community Action and Policy in Eight EU Member States: Comparative Analysis and Specificities of Context. Journal of physical activity and health, 11, 873-883.

Book chapters

  • Rütten, A., Abu-Omar, K., Frahsa, A., Gelius, P. (2013). Physical inactivity and health promotion: evidence and challenges. In: D. McQueen (Hrsg.), Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion (S. 137-159). New York u.a.: Springer.

Functions and memberships

  • Ad-hoc reviewer for peer-reviewed journals in sport science, health promotion, public health and health policyk, e.g. Spectrum der Sportwissenschaften/ Current Issues in Sport Science, European Journal for Sport and Society, Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Health Promotion International, Health Research Policy and Systems, Health Education and Behavior
  • Review Editor "The History, Culture and Sociology of Sports. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living", seit 2019
  • Member of the advisory committee on physical activity promotion, Federal Ministry of Health (Mitglied AG Bewegungsförderung im BMG), since 2019
  • Member of the program committee ‘participation’, Public Health Conference Poverty and Health (Programmkomitee Partizipation, Kongress Armut und Gesundheit), since 2019
  • Member of Deutschen Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft e.V., European Association for Sport Sociology EASS, GKS Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien e.V./ Association for Canadian Studies in German Speaking Countries (GKS)/ L’Association d’Études Canadiennes dans les Pays de Langue Allemande