Institute of Sports Science

Jannika John

Contact
Institute of Sports Science
Wilhelmstraße 124,
1st floor, room 115
  07071 29-72654
jannika.johnspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
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Main research

  • Talent and giftedness
  • Activity biographies
  • Psychosocial factors in talent development
  • Sociology of elite sport
  • Biopsychosocial approaches in sport science

Short vita

2017
Research assistant and PhD student, Institute of Sports Science

University of Tübingen

2017
Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis on nutrition

Lamar University, Texas

2016
Master of Science in Kinesiology

Lamar University, Texas

2014
Bachelor of Science Scientific in Principles of Sport

Technische Universität München


Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Thiel, A. & John, J. M. (2019). Is eSport a ‘real’ sport? Reflections on the spread of virtual competitions, European Journal for Sport and Society, DOI: 10.1080/16138171.2018.1559019a

Conference presentations

  • John, J., Gropper, H. & Thiel, A. (2019). Mapping biographies – A method for the analysis of the subjective history of physical activity. Oral presentation at the ISSA World Congress of the Sociology of Sport, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • John, J. & Thiel, A. (2019). The role of critical life events in the talent development pathways of athletes and musicians: A systematic review. Oral presentation at the ISSA World Congress of the Sociology of Sport, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • John, J. & Thiel, A. (2018). Developmental pathways of gifted individuals - a biographical analysis. Oral presentation at the 2nd Summer School of the international PhD program Bern-Tübingen "Interdisciplinary sport science", Sankt Moritz, Switzerland
  • John, J. & Thiel, A. (2018). Developmental pathways of gifted individuals - a biographical analysis. Oral presentation at the international PhD Workshop "Culture, Sport, and Society", Tübingen.

Functions

  • Editorial’s Assistant for the European Journal for Sport and Society (2017-2019)
  • Associated member of the LEAD Graduate School and Research Network (since 2018)
  • Holder of scholarships from the German National Academic Foundation (2014-2017)