- Attentional focusing and motor control/learning
- Neural correlates of action observation and motor imagery
- Perception-action coupling
- Strength and hypertrophy training
Zentgraf, K., Munzert, J., Bischoff, M. & Newman-Norlund, R. (2011). Simulation during observation of human movements - Theories, empirical studies, applications. Vision Research, 51, 827-835.
Lorey, B., Pilgramm, S., Walter, B., Stark, R., Munzert, J. & Zentgraf, K. (2010). Your Mind's Hand: Motor Imagery of Pointing Movements with Different Accuracy. NeuroImage, 49, 3239-3247.
Zentgraf, K.*, Lorey, B.*, Bischoff, M., Stark, R. & Munzert, J. (2009). Neural Correlates of Attentional Focusing during Finger Movements: An fMRI study. Journal of Motor Behavior, 41, 535-541.
Zentgraf, K. & Munzert, J. (2009). Effects of Attentional Focus Instructions on Movement Kinematics. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10, 520-525.
Munzert, J., Lorey, B. & Zentgraf, K. (2009). Cognitive Motor Processes: The Role of Motor Imagery in the Study of Motor Representations. Brain Research Reviews, 60, 306-326.
Zentgraf, K., Stark, R., Reiser, M., Künzell, S., Schienle, A., Kirsch, P., Walter, B., Vaitl, D. & Munzert, J. (2005). Differential Activation of pre-SMA and SMA proper during Action Observation: Effects of Instructions. NeuroImage, 26, 662-672.
Work Experience and University Education
|Since 2011||Professor for Human Performance and Training in Sports|
|2009-2011||Senior Lecturer, Training Science & Biology of Physical Exercise, University of Bern|
|2006-2009||Post-doc in Movement Science and Sport Psychology, University of Giessen|
|2003||Research visit Prof. Magill, Louisiana State University (USA)|
|2001-2006||PhD-Student and Lecturer in Sports Science, University of Giessen|
|1999-2001||Lecturer in Sports Science, University of Tuebingen|
|1992-1999||University Studies in Medical Science, University of Tuebingen|
|1994-1999||University Studies in Sports Science, University of Tuebingen|
|1991-1992||University Studies in Biology, Indiana University (USA)|
|2005||Promotion (Dr. phil.) (summa cum laude)|
|1999||Diploma in Sport Science (Grade: 1.1)|
|1991||Abitur (Grade: 1.2)|
Honours, Stipends, Prizes
|2007||Travel stipend DFG (NASPSPA, California, USA)|
|2006||Prize for best dissertation, University of Giessen|
|2005||Travel stipend DFG (NASPSPA, Florida, USA)|
|2003||Ranked 5th, Young Investigators Contest des European College of Sport Science („Activation of Motor and Related Areas during Observation and Mental Imagery of Gymnastic Movements: An fMRI Study“)|
|2003||DAAD PhD-Travel stipend (Prof. Magill, Louisiana State University, USA)|