Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger

Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger
Office hours
until 22.07.2022: Th. 12:30 - 13:30 Appointment via Stud.IP
Address
Am Moritzwinkel 6
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
107
Prof. Dr. Melanie Krüger
Office hours
until 22.07.2022: Th. 12:30 - 13:30 Appointment via Stud.IP
Address
Am Moritzwinkel 6
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
107
Positions
Executive Board
Institute of Sports Science
Management
Sports and Cognition
Teaching Staff Deputy Representatives
Examination Board Sports Science (Master of Arts)
Professors
Office hours
until 22.07.2022: Th. 12:30 - 13:30 Appointment via Stud.IP
Institute of Sports Science

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Professional experience

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    since 2020Associate Professor (with tenure track) at the Institute of Sports Science, Leibniz University Hannover (LUH), Head of the “Sports and Cognition”-Group  
    2017 – 2020 Research Associate, Chair of Human Movement Science, TUM Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Technical University of Munich
    2015 – 2017Post-doctoral Researcher, Sensorimotor Neuroscience and Ageing Group, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    2013 – 2015Post-doctoral Researcher, Chair of Human Movement Science, TUM Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Technical University of Munich
    2011Visiting Scholar, College of Health and Human Development, Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    2009 –2013PhD in Systemic Neurosciences, Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
    2007 – 2008Visiting Scholar, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, USA
    2004 – 2009Diploma in Sports Sciences (Major: Professional Sports), Leipzig University
  • Functions

    FUNCTIONS

    • 2016 – 2019     
      Speaker of the “Young ZiF”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University

    • 2010 –2012     
      Student representative, Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

FOCUS AREAS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • Developmental Embodiment research
  • Interrelationship of age-related changes in cognitive and motor functioning
  • Motor decision making
  • Interpersonal coordination and joint action
  • Influence of life-long physical activity on cognitive and motor functioning