Alfred O. Effenberg

Alfred Effenberg is professor and head of the Science in Motion Research Group at the Leibniz University Hannover since 2007. After his PhD in Sport Science from the University of Hamburg he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bonn and a visiting researcher at UCLA with Prof. Richard A. Schmidt with successfully finishing his postdoctoral lecture qualification in 2002 at the University of Bonn. He has published more than 100 papers - including 32 in peer-reviewed journals and conferences - as well as book chapters and books and one edited book. He organized the international dvs-conference "Multisensory Motor Behavior: Impact of Sound", 2013, Hannover, Germany together with ETH/Zurich. He received grants from the University of Hamburg and the German Academic Exchange Service and is holder of the Dissertation Contest Award of the University of Hamburg (1. Place) as well as of the Karl-Hofman-Publication Contest (1. Place) and the Award of the German Olympic Sports Condereration (2. Place). He was member in several national and international conference committees and is member of the Central Ethic Committee of the Leibniz University Hanover and board member of the Centre for Systems Neuroscience, Hannover with review experience for several national and international journals, DAAD, DFG & EU 7. Framework Programme & Horizon 2020 FETPROACT. He developed the movement sonification approach (Effenberg 1996; 2004; 2005; Effenberg et al. 2011; 2015) and combined behavioral and neuroscientific research methods (Scheef et al. 2009; Schmitz et al. 2013; 2014; Effenberg 2016) to develop new intervention methods to support motor perception, control and learning in the fields of motor rehabilitation, writing acquisition, sports and multi-agent interaction with current research projects of BMBF, BMWi and EU HORIZON 2020.