Jan Ellinger

Research Assistant, PhD Student

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Uptown München-Campus D, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60/62, Room R 202 (2nd floor)

Office hours: by arrangement (Email)

Email: jan.ellinger@tum.de



Since 09/2019 Research Assistant, PhD Student at the Technical University of Munich
10/20017 – 09/2019               Sport Science with emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and psycho-social health (MA), Georg-August-University Göttingen
10/20013 – 09/2016    Applied Human Movement Sciences (BA), University Regensburg



  • Praktikumsseminar (Bereiche: "Gesundheitssport" und "Kommunikation/Medien & Forschung")
  • Ringvorlesung: Determinanten / Dimensionen von Gesundheit
  • Übung: Einführung in die Sportwissenschaft


Research activities

  • Learning in Nature - aspects of physical and mental health, learning motivation, learning outcomes and nature connectedness during Education Outside the Classroom

  • SINN-i: Active City Innovation and SINN-i: Go, Wanna Go! - Promotion of physical activity and health in communal settings in Germany, England, Japan, Spain and South Africa

  • Fit4Future: Development, implementation and evaluation of a nationwide prevention initiative in the settings of school and daycare center



Unbehaun, D., Mall, C., Ellinger, J., Coskun, A., Jensen, J., Aal, K., Rüller, S., Eckehard, M., Meixner, C., Plangger, U. & Wulf, V. (2022). Augmented-Reality Approaches in Computer Supported Collaborative Sports: Early Empirical Insights explored from and designed with Sport Associations. Proceedings of 20th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, 6(2)https://dl.eusset.eu/handle/20.500.12015/4392

Lee, E.Y., de Lannoy, L., Li, Lucy, de Barros, M., Bentsen, P., Brussoni, M., Fiskum. T., … Tremblay, M. and participating PLaTO-Net members (2022). Play, Learn, and Teach Outdoors – Network (PLaTO-Net): terminology, taxonomy, and ontology. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(66). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-022-01294-0

Ellinger, J. & Blaschke, S. (2022). „Mental kompetent und resilient“ - Wirksamkeit einer Intervention zur Förderung mentaler Gesundheitskompetenz und Resilienz bei jugendlichen Vereinsportlern. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 29(1), 33-34. https://doi.org/10.1026/1612-5010/a000357

Ellinger, J., von Au, J., Bernhardt, L., Singer, M., Tangerding, S. & Mall, C. (2022). Eine Frage der Perspektive: Die Unterrichtssituation im Draußenunterricht [A matter of perspective: the classroom situation in outdoor education]. In: von Au, J., Jucker, R., (eds). Draussenlernen. Neue Forschungsergebnisse und Praxiseinblicke für eine Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung [Outdoor Learning. New research findings and practical insights for education for sustainable development]. (387-406). Bern: hep.

Ellinger, J., Mess, F., Blaschke, S. & Mall, C. (2022). Health-related quality of life, motivational regulation and Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction in Education Outside the Classroom: an explorative longitudinal pilot study. BMC Public Health, 22(49)https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12450-9

Blaschke, S., Carl, J., Ellinger, J., Birner, U. & Mess, F. (2021). The Role of Physical Activity-Related Health Competence and Leisure-Time Physical Activity for Physical Health and Metabolic Syndrome: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach for German Office Workers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(19):10153. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910153

Jansen, P., Ellinger, J. & Lehmann, J. (2018). Increased physical education at school improves the visual-spatial cognition during adolescence. Educational Psychology, 38 (7). doi: 10.1080/01443410.2018.1457777.