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., Bachner, J., & Spengler, S. (2024). Environmental attitude and affective-motivational beliefs towards sustainability of secondary school children in Germany and their associations with gender, age, school type, socio-economic status and time spent in nature. PloS one, 19(5), e0296327. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0296327

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

Spengler, S. & Eigenschenk, B. (2021). Das große Potenzial des Sports für Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung nutzen. Informationsdienst „Sport schützt Umwelt“ des DOSB, 136, 5-6.

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

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