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Every two years, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) awards the DOSB Science Prize for outstanding sports science qualification work. With this award, the DOSB continues the tradition of the Carl-Diem-Competition, which the German Sports Federation has been holding since…

At the end of March the International Olympic Committee (IOC) under the leadership of its President, Dr. Thomas Bach, announced that the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo/Japan would be postponed by one year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, in view of the current situation, how…

The closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have hit gyms hard. To reopen gyms after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, hygiene concepts were required to ensure that gyms identify the risks caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and minimize them with effective strategies. Here…

Both endurance and strength training are effective and inexpensive interventions for diabetes patients to improve pathologically increased levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia), health and fitness. However, our current knowledge of the biological mechanism underlying the improved…

Our PhD student Daniela Schranner published her first paper for her dissertation at the Chair of Exercise Biology. We know that exercise poses a major challenge for metabolism and that metabolites like lactate change significantly during physical activity. But next to lactate, there…