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Prof. Dr. Claudio R. Nigg

Gastprofessor
Raum: -117, Geb. 40.40
Tel.: +49 721 608 - 44842
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Sprechtermine und Aktuelles

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Übersicht

Publikationen

Forschungsbereiche

  • Sport/Exercise/physical activity
  • Theories of behavior change
  • Motivation to engage in health behaviors
  • Multiple health behavior change
  • Childhood obesity
  • Youth
  • Aging
  • General Population

Forschungsprojekte

  • Do Physical Activity and Screen Time in Childhood, Adolescence, and Young Adulthood Predict Young Adult Mental Health? 11-Year Results from the MoMo Cohort Trial
  • Investigating the Physical Activity Maintenance Theory – Understanding why people engage in physical activity over many years using a biopsychosocial approach.
  • What Physiological and Psychological Performance Indicators Predict Performance (+/-) of Hobby Ice-Hockey Players – including biometric, on-ice, and psychologic indicators.
  • APP development for Physical Activity – What have we learned so far? – collecting experiences across IfSS projects to develop best practices in APP development

Arbeitsbereiche

  • Physical Activity and Sport Motivation
  • Childhood Obesity Prevention
  • Psychology of Physical Activity and Health
  • Public Health

Lehre

  • Lecture (Vorlesung): Personal Development and Socialization in Sport (Persönlichkeitsentwicklung im Sozialisationsprozess)
  • Seminar Advanced Sports Science A: Physical Activity and Sport Motivation (Hauptseminar Vertiefung I – Themenfeld Sportwissenschaft A: Bewegungsförderung)

Vita

2018 - 2019
Visiting Professor (Sabbatical), Institute of Sports and Sports Science,Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
2014 - present
Professor, University of Hawaii, Department of Public Health Sciences(now Office of Public Health Studies [OPHS])
2012 - present
Affiliate Faculty, University of Hawaii at Hilo, College of Pharmacy
2008
Tenured, University of Hawaii, Department of Public Health Sciences
2008 - present
Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
2007 - present
Graduate Faculty, Intercollege PhD in Nutrition, Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
2005 - 2014
Senior Program Faculty, Post Doctoral Training Program “Cancer Control Research Training in Multiethnic Hawaii”, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
2003 - 2014
Associate Professor, University of Hawaii, Department of Public Health Sciences
2002 - present

Cooperating Graduate Faculty, Department of Human Nutrition, Food, Sciences, and Animal Studies, University of Hawaii, Human Nutrition

2001 - 2003
Assistant Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii,
Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology
2001 - present
Member, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Prevention and Control Program
1999 - 2001
Assistant Professor Research (non-tenure track), University of Rhode Island,
President’s Health Promotion Partnership & Gerontology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island,
Department of Psychology & Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science &
College of Pharmacy
1998 - 2001
Project Director, University of Rhode Island, Study of Exercise and Nutrition in Older Rhode Islanders (SENIOR)
1997 - 1999
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Rhode Island, Cancer Prevention Research Center
1994 & 1996
Research Assistant, University of Calgary, Human Performance Laboratory
1994 - 1996
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Calgary, Department of Kinesiology
May, 1999
University of Rhode Island, Department of Psychology, Ph.D.
Dissertation: Predicting, Explaining and Understanding AdolescentExercise Behavior Using Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Approaches.
Advisor: Joseph S. Rossi, Ph.D.
May, 1996
University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology, M.Sc.
Thesis: Understanding Adolescent Exercise Behaviour: An Application of the Transtheoretical Model
Advisor: Kerry S. Courneya, Ph.D.
December,1993
University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, B.Sc.

Preise

  • March, 2016 Research to Practice Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • April, 2015 C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • February, 2010 Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • March, 2007 Early Career Investigator Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • October, 2005 Innovations in Prevention Award, US Department of Health and Human Services for the Fun 5 Program (PI Nigg)
  • Spring 2005 GOLD star (highest possible) ranking from the Cooper Institute’s Children’s Healthy Bodies Initiative for the Fun 5 program (PI Nigg)
  • June, 2004 Faculty Travel Award, University Research Council, University of Hawaii
  • July, 2003 Faculty Travel Award, University Research Council, University of Hawaii
  • August, 2000 Dissertation Award, Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the American Psychological Association
  • October, 1999 Outstanding Student Paper Award, American School Health Association
  • May, 1999 Nominee, Peter Merenda Prize in Statistics and Research Methodology, University of Rhode Island
  • September, 1995 Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Calgary
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Award, University of Calgary
  • August, 1988 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, Government of Alberta

Zuständigkeiten am Institut

  • Leiter Ice Hockey AG

Gremien und Ausschüsse

  • American College of Sports Medicine (1997-present)
  • Hawaii Public Health Association (2002-present)
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine (1997-present)
  • European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC; 2003-present)