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Patients with critical illness and typically treated in intensive care units (ICU). During a stay on the ICU, patients lose a large amount of muscle mass and patients struggle to recover from this loss. The Exercise Biologists Tobias Märkl and Prof Dr Henning Wackerhage have collaborated with ICU…

Am Ende der Dissertation steht immer die Verteidigung der wissenschaftlichen Arbeit, die sog. PhD Viva. Auch für zwei Doktoranden*innen an der Professur für Sport und Gesundheitswissenschaften war es innerhalb der letzten vier Wochen so weit, Daniela Schranner und Peter Weeber haben den nächsten…

It was overwhelming, 418 persons from all over the world participated at the Munich Endurance Symposium on 24th of November. They listened to interesting talks of Stephen Seiler, Veronique Billat, Henning Wackerhage and Sebastian Weber. Steven Seiler started the symposium by discussing the…

It is well known that caffeine ingestion improves endurance performance but the effects on shooting performance during physical exertion are less clear. In a sport like biathlon were endurance and shooting are combined it is therefore important to understand if caffeine ingestion influences the…

Classic discoveries & hot topics in endurance research Endurance sports such as the Tour de France, Ironman triathlon, city Marathons or Nordic skiing races are a key part of modern sports culture and many recreational endurance athletes train for health and performance. Steven Seiler will start…