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New Publication

Vanessa Reimer, Thomas Ross and Martina Kanning published a systematic Review of evidence in mentally ill patients. It is about the effects of sport therapy on psychosocial outcomes for forensic patients.

Social and Health Sciences: New Publication

Christina Niermann, Martina Kanning und Lukas Bollenbach published an article about the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on physical activity and the quality of life of young adults.

Social and Health Sciences: New Publication in IJBNPA

Martina Kanning and Christina Niermann published with Marco Giurgiu and Ulrich Ebner-Priemer from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ( an article describing how contextual factors of prolonged sitting bouts are associated with momentary affective states.

Social and Health Sciences: New Publication

Christina Niermann and colleagues from the Karlsruhe Insititute of Technology published qualitative research on daily family life and its inherent health-related cues that affect family members’ physical activity and eating behavior.

The manuscript titled “Family health climate: a qualitative exploration of everyday family life and health” was published in BMC Public Health. (Link to the article)