Dr. Sarah Spengler

Scientific Staff

Research interests and projects

  • „Klima bewegt!“  (2019-2021; funded by the federal ministry of environment) 
  • raus!" (2023-2026; funded by the Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action)
  • Education for sustainable development and physical activity, sports and play
  • Outdoor education
  • Physical education
  • Outdoor sports and sustainable development

Publications (selection)

Bucht, C., Mess, F., Bachner, J. & Spengler, S. (2022). Education for sustainable development in physical education: Program development by use of intervention mapping. Front. Educ. 7:1017099.

Schnitzius, M., Kirch, A., Spengler, S., Blaschke, S., & Mess, F. (2021). What makes a physical education teacher? Personal characteristics for physical education development. British Journal of Educational Psychology. 

Spengler, S., Kuritz, A., Rabel, M., & Mess, F. (2019). Are primary school children attending full-day school still engaged in sports clubs? PLoS ONE, 14(11), e0225220. 

Full Publication List: Click here.


Responsible for theory and practice of mountain sports (in cooperation with Dr. Amelie Heinrich)

Current courses: Click here.

External Links

Think Sportainable

Research Gate

Google Scholar