Sports Sciences, Department
Fachbereich 02: Sozialwissenschaften, Medien und Sport at the Uni Mainz
Institut für Sportwissenschaft
- Albert-Schweitzer-Str. 22
- 55099 Mainz
- Phone: +49 6131 392-3506
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Special features regarding teachingInter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary courses; cross-regional and national guest lecturers; lectures outside of the campus; inclusion in teaching; career-oriented projects; research-based teaching and learning; location-specific student exchange programmes (Traditional Chinese Medicine, China; Ottawa); international. Continuing Education Master (MESGO, The Executive Master in European Sport Governance); ERASMUS cooperation; German Athletics Association Trainer School Abroad, International Case Study Competition, Sport Management Symposium.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversidade de Lisboa, Portugal; University of Calgary, Kanada; Universität Wien, Österreich; Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien; Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China; Norges Idrettshøgskole, Oslo, Norwegen; Universidad Católica de Valencia 'San Vicente Mártir', Valencia, Spanien; Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, Frankreich; Marmara Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Türkei; Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Praha, Tschechien; Lithuanian Sports University/ Institute of Sport Science and Innovations, Kaunas, Lithuania
Special features regarding the equipmentIndoor swimming pool (25m track, jump up to 3 meters), games hall, multi-purpose hall, apparatus gymnasium (fixed equipment), floor gymnasium, athletics hall, gymnastics hall with mirror wall, stadium, fencing hall, fitness room, weight room, beach fields, artificial turf court, tennis courts, climbing wall, Large trampolines, molecular biology laboratory, laboratories (16 high-frequency video cameras, 2 stationary and 3 mobile force plates, pressure measurement soles, plate, wireless EMG, ECG, EEG hyperscanning system and high-resolution thermo video camera, Internat database for biomechan. Gait data, markerless tracking system, fNIRS).
Sport facilitiesThe German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has granted the University Medical Centre Mainz together with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) the license as "Sports Medical Examination Centre of the DOSB". As one of a total of 25 German centres of this kind, they are thus entitled to provide health care for German Olympic athletes and to invoice the medical services via the DOSB.
Special features regarding research activitiesPractice-related research with international umbrella organisations (WADA, IOC, ESA/DLR, UEFA, FIFA, FIBA); mega sport event research; inter-disciplinary doping/enhancement research; Molecular Stress Physiology; alternative learning and training research; regeneration, sports game, evaluation research; research in child and youth sport, sport in schools, competitive sports; neurobiological research approaches in endurance sport; neurobiological principles of learning; alternative teaching concepts; German Karate Association, National Tennis Association, industry projects; research on ergonomics of office furniture, electrosmog, media sports.
Support for foundersFor more than ten years, the Department of Sports Economics, Sociology and History of Sport has been offering various teaching and information events in order to arouse interest in start-ups among students and academics at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and to win them over to entrepreneurial self-employment as a career option. Furthermore, interested start-ups and founders - not only from the sports sector - are advised and supported in the realisation of their projects.
Other special featuresSport History, Sport Sociology, Sport Education Science, Sport Psychology, Sport Economics, Training/Movement Studies; large range of individual/team sports; further sports (fitness, windsurfing, skiing, mountain biking, Qi-Gong); close linkage of diverse dimensions of modern Sports Science in teaching and research; Campus university with short distances to lecture theatres, sports facilities, cafeteria, library or university sports; Biomechanics laboratory, gait analysis, molecular genetics lab (safety level 2), Dance competition for schools Let's move, Kidscamp=inclusive holiday programme.
Further information on research activitiessport.uni-mainz.de/abteilungen/
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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