Research projects of the Sports and Cognition - Group

Current projects

TitlePrincipal InvestigatorsFunding
Moving forward: developing multi-method experimental approaches to investigate human locomotion in real life (2021)Prof. Dr. Melanie KrügerMinistry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony

Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment
(since 2019)

Dr. Vanessa Lux (Bochum) & Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger (Hannover)



Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University (2019); 

Currently: continuation with own resources 

Joint action 
(since 2013)

Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger,
Dr. Laura Schmitz

Own ressources
Motor decision making in reaching movements 
(since 2014)
Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger, Dr. Arash MirifarOwn ressources

Completed projects

TitlePrincipal Investigators


Trust your training: Improving movement stability in older people by manipulating cognitive uncertainty through cortical stimulation, cognitive or motor learning 

Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger

Robert-Bosch-Stiftung (2015 – 2017)


 Movement variability in reaching movements

Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger

Technical University Munich, “Equal opportunities for women in research and teaching”-Program: (2014 – 2015)

Research Training Group 1091 “Orientation and motion in space” (2009 – 2013)