to the Department of Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Muenster. We study human behavior and cognition in sports (causes, conditions, objectives) and try to predict and influence the behavior of athletes. On the following pages, you will find information on our current research projects, courses, examinations, our team, and links. Further, you can find information on sport psychological support and counseling. If you are interested in an internship, please send a motivational letter, CV and a transcript of records via email to Birte Brinkmöller.

You can find a list of the latest publications of our team here: publications (2006 - today)

We hope that you will find all the important information you need. In case there are any questions left, please do not hesitate to talk to us directly.

Prof. Bernd Strauss
Head of the Department

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New publication

Maike Tietjens, Ulla Ellermann and Flora Thielbörger have published a new book entitled "Basiswissen Tanz", which explains the theoretical foundations of dance and provides examples for prospective dance teachers in (high) schools and other institutions. It also provides background knowledge from the fields of theater, sport and music for pedagogical training work.

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Appointment PD Dr Dreiskämper

PD Dr Dennis Dreiskämper has been appointed to the W2 professorship for sport psychology at the Institute of Sport and Sport Science at TU Dortmund University.
The Institute would like to congratulate Dennis on this honour.

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New examination literature for oral examination Master MAP 11/12

From April 24, the oral examinations for the Master's in Sport Psychology (M11, PO 14) and Social Processes (M12, PO 21) will be based on new literature.
Please refer to the examination pages for information on the new examination literature.

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Doctoral scholarship for Hannah Pauly

We congratulate Hannah Pauly on receiving a doctoral scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. With a duration of 36 months, Hannah will receive both financial and non-material support for her doctorate. Hannah is conducting research together with her doctoral supervisors Prof. Bernd Strauss, Prof. Svenja A. Wolf (Florida State University) & PD. Dr Dennis Dreiskämper to expand the "Theory of Challenge and Threat States in Athletes" with the help of "Effort".