© Tabea Christ

Dvs Conference in Dortmund

Just before the start of the new semester, Christiane Bohn and Tabea Christ from our department’s psychomotor learning and development lab, visited the 15th annual conference of the dvs-committee “Development of Sports Infrastructure” centered around the topic “Skating and wiseassing – scientific perspectives on skateboarding” in Dortmund. In the contribution panel skateboarding as therapy, Tabea Christ gave a presentation on her PhD topic, the research project “Skaten statt Ritalin”. There, she shared first scientific findings on the effectiveness of skateboarding as a therapy for children with ADHD with the present interested skateboarders, skate-coaches and fellow researchers.