Patrick Blauberger

Research Associate


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Function: Research Associate
Building: Campus D, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60/62
Room: M201

Office hours: by agreement

Research Activities

Sensor-based performance diagnostics in athletics

·         Project supervision funded by the Federal Institute for Sports Sciences (BISp) „Sensor-based realtime sprint analysis in athletics“

·         Diagnostic support of the DLV sprint training camp

Validation of tracking systems & technologies in sports:

·         Player and Ball Tracking

·         Inertial Measurement Units in Athletics


Professional career

·         2016: B.Sc. Sports Science – TUM

·         2018-19: Student Assistant – TUM

·         2019: M.Sc. Diagnostics and Training – TUM

·         From 2019: Research Associate – TUM

·         From 2020 PhD Student – TUM



Blauberger, P., Horsch, A. & Lames, M. (2021). Detection of Ground Contact Times with Inertial Sensors in Elite 100-m Sprints under Competitive Field Conditions.  Sensors, 21 (21). doi: 10.3390/s21217331

Blauberger, P., Marzilger, R. & Lames, M. (2021). Validation of Player and Ball Tracking with a Local Positioning System. Sensors, 21(4), 1465. doi:10.3390/s21041465

Blauberger, P., Horsch, A. & Lames, M. IMU-based assessment of ground contact time in 100-meter sprints. spinfortec 2020 digital, 38. doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00005003

Schmid, M., Blauberger, P., Lames, M. (2021). Simulating defensive trajectories in American football for predicting league average defensive movements.  Front. Sports Act. Living | doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.669845

Russomanno, T.G., Blauberger, P., Kolbinger, O., Lam, H., Schmid, M., and Lames, M. (2022). Drone-Based Position Detection in Sports—Validation and Applications. Frontiers in Physiology 13. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.850512