June 3, 2022

WGI expert on the impact of the corona crisis on exercise and fitness in children and adolescents

The expertise of Dr. Dennis Dreiskämper, WGI Vice President of Health Enhanced Physical Activities for Children and Adolescents, is currently in high demand. Despite different corona forecasts for the fall, a largely unrestricted summer is currently casting its shadow ahead, while many scientists continue ...

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May 18, 2022

2022 CEREPS Summit in Cork/Ireland: WGI contributing multiple presentations

From May 18-20, 2022, the 7th Summit of the European Research Council for Physical Education and School Sport (CEREPS) will take place at the University of Cork in Ireland. CEREPS was founded in 2015 - the Willibald Gebhardt Institute was one of the founding members. Until today, the WGI is a member ...

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May 17, 2022

WGI hosts Korean PhD student Yoonkyu Song

Yoonkyu Song from the Korean National University of Seoul will live and research in Münster for three years as a PhD student. His visit is made possible through a three year scholarship financed by the South Korean Ministry of Science. He will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Michael Krüger from the Department ...

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May 5, 2022

Willibald Gebhardt Institute celebrates its 30th anniversary on May 5, 2022

On May 5, 1992, the Willibald Gebhardt Institute was founded as a registered, non-profit association in Essen. So on May 5, 2022, the WGI will celebrate its 30th anniversary. And the WGI's statutory purpose - to promote the transfer of knowledge into sports practice - could hardly be more socially significant ...

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April 13, 2022

WGI to contribute to newly funded Erasmus+ project EduPASS

Willibald Gebhardt Institute along with its partners has successfully applied for an Erasmus+ grant titled "EduPASS: Education for Physical Activity and Sport: Informal and Non-formal Settings". The grant proposal was managed by Luxembourg University as lead partner. Other partners in the project consortium ...

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