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Sports science

Structured doctoral programmes - Sports science

Keywords

Exercise, training, health, exercise therapy, public health

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

2 years

Application procedure

Apply by contacting the doctoral programme co-ordinators.

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Dr. Simon Steib

  • Organization: Department of Sport Science and Sport
  • Working group: Chair of Exercise and Health
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-28178
  • Email: simon.steib@fau.de

Dr. Annika Frahsa

  • Organization: Department of Sport Science and Sport
  • Working group: Chair of Physical Activity and Public Health (Prof. Dr. Rütten)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25005
  • Email: annika.frahsa@fau.de

Detailed information about the programme

Keywords

Ageing and technology, nutrition in old age, physical frailty, adjustments in old age, dementia, depression in old age

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil. and Dr. rer. biol. hum.

Programme duration

2 to 3 years, depending on the doctoral degree

Application procedure

Applications are to be submitted through the first supervisor of the doctoral thesis if this person is also a member of the structured programme or Interdisciplinary Centre for Research into Ageing. Direct applications are not possible.

Specific conditions

No scholarships are available through the programme itself but active support is given to doctoral candidates applying for them.

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Frieder R. Lang

  • Organization: Institut of Psychogerontology
  • Working group: Chair of Psychogerontology
  • Phone number: +49 (0)911 5302-96102
  • Email: frieder.lang@fau.de

Dr. Roland Rupprecht, Akad. Dir.

  • Organization: Institut of Psychogerontology
  • Working group: Chair of Psychogerontology
  • Phone number: +49 (0)911 5302-96106
  • Email: roland.rupprecht@fau.de

Information about the programme

Keywords

PRO PRICARE (Preventing Overdiagnosis in Primary Care), care research, detection and avoidance of excessive care, ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health), consultation skills, cascade effects in thyroid diseases, seminar and mentoring programme

Doctoral degree

Dr. rer. biol. hum., Dr. med., Dr. rer. pol., Dr. phil.

Programme duration

3 years

Application procedure

The structured programme is primarily aimed at the doctoral candidates of the PRO PRICARE research network; its purpose is to reinforce interdisciplinary exchange and networking. Other interested parties are very welcome, but we have only a limited number of places for doctoral candidates.

If you are interested, please contact the Assistant to the Coordinating Office for the PRO PRICARE Research Network.