Univ. - Prof. Dr.

Daniel Memmert



Prof. Dr. Daniel Memmer is a Professor and Executive Head of the Institute of Exercise Training and Sport Informatics at the German Sport University Cologne, Cologne (Germany), with a visiting assistant professorship 2014 at the University of Vienna (Austria). He studied physical education for high school teaching (PE, math, sport, and ethic) and has trainer licences in soccer, tennis, snowboard, and skiing. Memmert received his PhD (basic cognition in team sports) and habilitation (creativity in team sports) in sport science from the Elite University of Heidelberg. In 2010 he was awarded 3rd place with Germany's most renowned German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) Science Award. His research is focused on human movement science (cognition and motor activity), sport psychology (attention and motivation), computer science in sports (pattern identification and simulation), talent, children and elite research (Trainings-/PE-Curricula) and research methods.


He has received more than €8 million in external funding from research councils (e.g., 11 DFG grants, BMBF), has an H-index of 48 (i10-Index 136), has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications (Q1=106), 25 books and 40 book chapters, and gave more than 100 invited talks, 100 scientific talks on conferences, and more than 200 teaching courses for PE teachers and trainers. He collaborates with researchers from the US, Canada, Brazil, and Spain. He transfers his expertise to business companies, the German Football National Team (DFB), and professional soccer clubs (e.g., Red Bull Salzburg, Red Bull Leipzig, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Philadelphia Union) and organize the first international master in “Performance Analysis/Game analysis”.

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