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Academic career

Since May 2021 Research assistant with Prof. Dr. Wacker, Technical University of Munich 
February 2019 - March 2021 Research assistant, Department of Physical Activity and Health, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
July 2014 - September 2016 Research assistant, Department of Physical Activity and Health, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
March 2013 - June 2013

Student assistant at Transcime - Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime, University of Milan

September 2012 - February 2013

Student assistant, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne 

2011 - 2012 Student assistant, LIVES - Swiss Centre of Expertise in Life Course Research, University of Lausanne

 Academic qualifications

since Phd candidate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
2014 Criminology (MLaw), University of Lausanne
2010 Educational Sciences (Mag. Art./M.A.), University of Würzburg
2009 Criminology (Erasmus exchange program), University of Coimbra



Ferschl, S., Gelius, P., Abu-Omar, K., Till, M., Benkert, R., Abel, T. (2022). Exploring Well-being and Its Correlates among Young Men Using Sen’s Capability Approach: Results from the Young Adults Survey, Switzerland (YASS). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; 19:1247.



Messing, S., Krennerich, M., Abu-Omar, K., Ferschl, S., Gelius, P. (2021). Physical activity as a human right? Health and Human Rights Journal; 23(2):201-211.

Ferschl, S., Till, M., Abu-Omar, K., Pfeifer, K., Gelius, P. (2021). Scientific cooperation and co-production of scientific outputs for physical activity promotion: Results from a transdisciplinary research consortium. Front. Public Health | doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.604855.

Tcymbal, A., Gelius, P., Abu-Omar, K., Foster, C., Whiting, S., Mendes, R., Titze, S., Dorner, T., Halbwachs, C., Duclos, M., Toussaint, J.-F., Wendel-Vos, W., Baxter, B., Ferschl, S., Breda, J. (2021). The development of national physical activity recommendations in EU Member States: A review of methodologies and the use of evidence. BMJ Open.

Abu-Omar, K., Messing, S., Sarshar, M., Gelius, P., Ferschl, S., Finger, J., & Bauman, A. (2021). Sociodemographic correlates of physical activity and sport among adults in Germany: 1997–2018. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research.

Till, M., Abu-Omar, K., Ferschl, S., Reimers, A.K., & Gelius, P. (2021). Measuring capabilities in health and physical activity promotion: a systematic review. BMC Public Health.



Ferschl, S., Allmeta, A., Fleuren, T., Weege, M.H., Abu-Omar, K., Gelius, P. (2020). Scaling-Up auch in der Bewegungsförderung? Bewegungstherapie und Gesundheitssport, 36, 119-126.


Ferschl, S., Akré, C., Berchthold, A., Suris, J.C. (2015). The winner takes it all? Characteristics of adolescent at-risk/ problem gamblers in Switzerland. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, doi:10.1515/ijamh8201580100.

Staub, K., Wyss, T., Ferschl, S., Abel, T., Rühli, F. (2015). Health Status of Young Men in Switzerland: Monitoring Results from Conscription. Praxis, 104(22):120381210.


Calderoni, F., De Simoni, M., Favarin, S., Ferschl, S. (2013). Germany. The Factbook on the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products 5. Trento: Transcrime – Università degli Studi di Trento, 2013.