Research at the Department of Sport Science

The Department of Sport Science at the University of Innsbruck is an internationally recognized research institution comprising a multidisciplinary team of experts from the social and natural sciences. Findings from the different research areas are implemented for the design of sport and exercise activities aiming at improving health, performance and well-being in a variety of settings.

Our department incorporates the following ten research areas:

Active mobility


Epidemiology of alpine sports

Neurophysiology of exercise

Physiology of performance and prevention

Sport and exercise psychology

Sports economics

Sports medicine

Sports pedagogy and didactics

Training science

Research centers and associated facilities

The Department of Sport Science collaborates or is associated with the following research centers, among others:

Campus Sport Tirol Innsbruck Olympic Center

Research Center Alpine Sports

Research Center Health and Prevention across the Lifespan

Research Center Snow Ski Alpine Sports

Research Center Tourism and Recreation

All Publications 

The publications of the Department of Sport Science can be found under the following links:


Research Performance Documentation


Review Board Sport Science

Information on the Review Board Sport Science 

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