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Review of the research on children and youth sports

The volume "Kinder- und Jugendsportforschung in Deutschland - Bilanz und Perspektive" (Children's and Youth Sports Research in Germany - Review and Perspectives) has been published in the series "Bildung und Sport" (Education and Sport) of the Center for Educational Research in Sport (CeBiS). The volume was edited by Prof. Nils Neuber and includes 19 research and transfer contributions on current topics such as participation, integration, prevention, inclusion, intercultural learning or informal learning in childhood and adolescence. The IfS is represented in the volume with a total of ten authors.

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Networking of children's and youth sports

At its 45th meeting in November, the Conference of Ministers of Sport decided to set up a working group with representatives from the education, health, sports and science systems to improve the networking of children's and youth sports in Germany. The occasion is the publication of the 4th German Children's and Youth Sports Report. The main topics are the effects of the Corona pandemic and the legal demand for an all-day place. Prof. Dr. Nils Neuber was also appointed to the working group as he´s the spokesperson for the NRW Research Association for Children's and Youth Sports.

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Expert Pools of the German Sports Youth

The board of the German Sports Youth has appointed Prof. Nils Neuber to its expert pools "Pedagogical Quality in Child and Youth Sports" and "dsj Research Network" for another four years. In addition, Nele Welling from the AB Bildung und Unterricht im Sport was appointed to the dsj research network as a "member under 27".The two working and advisory committees focus on quality development in children's and youth sports in Germany. The Research Network also publishes the journal forum Child and Youth Sport - journal for research, transfer and practical dialogue.

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Coach B license competitive soccer 2022

The Institute for Sports Science at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster will once again organize in cooperation with the FLVW (Fußball- und Leichtathletik Verband Westfalen e.V.) a course in 2022 for the acquisition of the Soccer Coach B-License. The B-License Soccer is aimed at all interested parties who want to work as a performance-oriented trainer. The scope is a total of 80 learning units basic training and 40 learning units profile (juniors) plus an exam. Further information about the B-License can be found on the website of the FLVW.

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Supplementary module for obtaining the DOSB exercise instructor C license "Breitensport" for students

In cooperation with the SSB Münster, the event offers students of the Institute for Sports Science at the WWU Münster the opportunity to acquire the DOSB Exercise Leader C License "Breitensport" after completing their bachelor's degree.
The aim of the measure is to facilitate the possible entry into a collaboration in organized club sports and to obtain an additional qualification. The registration can be done here.


DSLV Promotion Award for Sina Hinternesch

At this year's award ceremony for the promotional prizes of the German Sports Teachers' Association (DSLV) of NRW, Sina Hinternesch won second place for her master's thesis on promoting health literacy in physical education. The award comes with a cash and non-cash prize. At the award ceremony at the headquarters of Unfallkasse NRW in Düsseldorf, Prof. Nils Neuber gave a talk entitled "School sport 'after' Corona - On the importance of exercise, play and sport for growing up healthy".

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Children and Adolescents Sports "After" Corona

In Petersberg near Bonn at the symposium "Health, Sport, Exercise in Times of Pandemic", Prof. Nils Neuber and Dr. Dennis Dreiskämper gave a keynote-presentation on the importance of exercise, play and sport for children and adolescents growing up healthily. They also presented results of a recent IfS study on children’s physical activity behaviour during the Corona pandemic. The symposium was organised by the State Chancellery of NRW and the DSHS Cologne. Other experts from Münster were Prof. Maike Tietjens, Prof. Claudia Voelker-Rehage and Prof. Michael Brach.

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Children's and youth sport in transition

A conference on the future of children's and youth sport was held at the IfS under the title "Generation Workout - Children's and Youth Sport in Transition". The organisers were the Research Association for Children's and Youth Sport NRW and the Research Association of the German Sports Youth. Around 50 participants discussed topics such as motor skills, digitalisation and understanding the body. The conference was moderated by Dr Kathrin Kohake and Prof. Nils Neuber. Stefanie Dahl and Kathrin Aschebrock were responsible for the organisation. You can find a detailed report on the conference here.