Institute of Sports Science

Dr. Dennis Murr

Institute of Sports Science
Alberstraße 27,
Room 116
  07071 29-72635
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Main research

  • Scientific Support for the DFB TID (talent identification and development) Program
  • Prognostic Relevance of Talent Predictors
  • Decision-making in Soccer

Short vita

Since 2018
Operations Manager gym facilities, University Sports

University of Tübingen

Ph.D. in Sport Psychology and Research Methods

University of Tübingen

Since 2012
Research Assistant Institute of Sports Science

University of Tübingen

First State Examination for Teaching Degree in Secondary Schools in the Subjects Sports Science and Math

University of Tübingen

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Höner, O., Raabe, J., Murr, D., & Leyhr, D. (2019). Prognostic relevance of motor tests in elite girls’ soccer: a five-year prospective cohort study within the German talent promotion program. Science and Medicine in Football. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2019.1609069 [more]
  • Murr, D., & Leyhr, D. (2018). Schnelligkeit als Talentmerkmal. DFB Akademie [more]
  • Murr, D., Raabe, J., & Höner, O. (2018). The prognostic value of physiological and physical characteristics in youth soccer: A systematic review. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(1), 62-74. doi:10.1080/17461391.2017.1386719 [more]
  • Murr, D., Feichtinger, P., Larkin, P., O‘Connor, D. & Höner, O. (2018). Psychological talent predictors in youth soccer: A systematic review of the prognostic relevance of psychomotor, perceptual-cognitive and personality-related factors. PloS one, 13(10), e0205337. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0205337 [more]

Functions and memberships

  • Project team „Scientific Support for the DFB TID“
  • Peer review for Science and Medicine in Football, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching