Martin Niedermeier

Name: Martin Niedermeier


Phone number: (+43) 0512 507 45860

Office location: HG-115 (main building)

Tutorial hours: by arrangement

Address: Fürstenweg 185, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Faculty: Sport Science




About the person   Research interests    Teaching     Publications    

About the person:

Martin Niedermeier studied sport and movement science at the Department of Sport Science at the University of Innsbruck. In his doctoral thesis supervised by Prof. Martin Kopp, he focused on associated psychophysiological effects and risk considerations in Alpine sports. His research interests include associated psychological aspects of single exercise bouts and the role of expectations in the context of exercise and physical activity.

Research interests:

Exercise and health psychology (focus on alpine sports)

Single exercise bouts and associated psychological aspects

Expectations in the context of physical activity



Teaching at Department of Sport Science in Innsbruck (ongoing): 

  •  PS Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten
  • SL Sportwissenschaft
  •  PS Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung

Teaching at Department of Sport Science in Innsbruck (previously):

  •  SE Seminar mit Bachelorarbeit
  •  UE Studiendesigns und statistische Analysen
  •  UE Bewegungsspiele
  •  PS Empirische Methoden in der Sportwissenschaft
  •  VU Studiendesigns

Full publications:

Publication list Pubmed


Highlighted publications:

  • Niedermeier M, Grafetstätter C, Kopp M, Huber D, Mayr M, Pichler C, Hartl A (2019). The Role of Anthropogenic Elements in the Environment for Affective States and Cortisol Concentration in Mountain Hiking—A Crossover Trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019, 16(2), 290.



  • Niedermeier M, Herzog S, Kopp-Wilfling P, Burtscher M, Kopp M (2019). Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Quality of Life in Older Adults Mediated by Social Support? Gerontology 2019, 13, 1-8.



  • Burtscher M, Niedermeier M, Burtscher J, Pesta D, Suchy J & Strasser B (2018). Preparation for endurance competitions at altitude: physiological, psychological, dietary and coaching aspects. A narrative review. Frontiers in Physiology 2018, 9, 1504.



  • Ruedl G, Ewald P, Niedermeier M, Kirschner W, Kopp M, Drenowatz C & Greier N (2018). Long-term effect of migration background on the development of physical fitness among primary school children. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 2018, 00, 1-8.


  • Niedermeier M, Frühauf A, Kopp-Wilfling P, Rumpold G, Kopp M (2018). Alcohol consumption and physical activity in Austrian college students – a cross-sectional study. Substance Use Misuse 2018, 1-10 (efirst).





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