Regular physical activity is one of the most important means of keeping people healthy. In this context, the research focus on health includes biopsychosocial analyses of the prerequisites and health-related effects of physical and sports activity.
The departments of the Institute of Sports Science form the institutional framework for a variety of different research focuses and projects in the field of health:
The health perspective is investigated in Department II, especially in fields of school and rehabilitation sports. Central research and work focuses are:
- School sport: competence development and intervention
- Promotion of sport and exercise in medical rehabilitation
Health-related issues in Department IV are dealt with in the following areas in particular:
Within the framework of the Interfaculty Research Institute for Sports and Physical Activity, the subject area of health and prevention is researched on a project basis, particularly in cooperation with the Department of Sports Medicine of the Medical Faculty.