Stefanie Schöttl

Name: Stefanie Schöttl, MA MSc


Office location: 02-21

Tutorial hours: by arrangement

Address: Fürstenweg 176, 6020 Innsbruck

Faculty: Sports Science 

Research group: Sport and Exercise Psychology

About the person - Research interestsPublications

About the person:

Stefanie Schöttl studied Scientific Principles of Sports and the Master in Movement and Health - Diagnostics, Prevention and Intervention at the TU Munich. Afterwards she gained practical experience and worked in a rehabilitation clinic at the Tegernsee. She then completed a part-time Master´s degree in Sports-, Culture- and Events Management at the FH Kufstein and worked in the field of prevention during this time. To finally pursue a scientific career, she started her doctoral studies at the chair for sport psychology at the University Innsbruck. In her doctoral thesis, she researches the effect of exercise as an add-on therapy in smoking cessation in patients with mental illness and collaborates with the Medical University of Innsbruck. In her free time, Stefanie also works as an official judge for the Bavarian and German Skating Union.

Research interests:

Exercise as an add-on therapy in smoking cessation in patients with mental illness

Barriers and incentives to quit smoking in patients with psychiatric diagnoses 

Sports and exercise behavior during Covid-19


Schnitzer, M., Schöttl, S. E., Kopp, M., & Barth, M. (2020). Covid-19 stay-at-home order in Tyrol, Austria: Sports and exercise behaviour in change? Public Health, 185, 218–220.

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