Stefan Schneider

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After finishing his master’s degree in sport science and his PhD studies, Dr. Schneider was appointed to the Neuroscience Workgroup of the Institute of Movement and Neurociences at the German Sport University Cologne in 2003. Currently he is serving as Vice-President of the German Sport University Cologne and director of the Centre of Health and Integrative Physiology in Space, located at the German Sport University.

His fundamental work interest is on neuro-cognitive and neuro-affective performance in extreme environments as well as the correlation between brain activity, exercise and health following a holistic body-mind interaction.

In the last four years Dr. Schneider has delivered more than two dozen international peer reviewed publications and has spoken on conferences around the globe.

Dr. Schneider holds an adjunct Professorship at University of the Sunshine Coast (AUS) and has recently been awarded with Germanys most renowned “Science Award of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)”.

He is currently supervising seven PhD candidates one of whom has recently been awarded twice the European College of Sport Sciences Young Investigator Award.

Dr. Schneider is member of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), Sport Medicine Australia (SMA) and the American College of Sport Science (ACSM). He is a peer reviewer for a number of national and international institutions and journals.

Beside his medical interest Dr. Schneider has been performed as comedian for more than 20 years and has been nominated for several awards. Since 2013 he holds a second PhD in theology.


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