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On June 12, 2021, Danish national soccer player Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during the Denmark vs. Finland match at the 2020 European Championship shortly before the end of the first half. Sudden cardiac death is the name given to the phenomenon when the heart stops from one moment to…

The Re-Boot Social Media Lab is an initiative of the TUM Think Tank at the Hochschule für Politik (HfP) Munich, which is conceived as a novel interface of science, politics and society. Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Urs Gasser (Rector of the HfP) and Dr. Markus Siewert (Management), the TUM Think…

Despite an increasing number of female athletes in elite sports, the wider environment of sports remains a male domain. To promote gender equality in these professions, the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich and the Bavarian Olympic Training Center are…

Researchers from the Assistant Professorship of Behavioral Science for Disease Prevention and Health Care and Harvard University found in a new study that individuals from higher castes have a life expectancy that is between four to seven years higher than those from the lower castes, even though…

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) can be used as an adjunctive therapy for adult cancer patients and has a positive effect on some side effects of the disease as well as the therapy. Whether HIIT can also be used during the treatment of children and adolescents with cancer and what the effect…