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Prof. Dr. Claudio R. Nigg

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

Termine nach Vereinbarung

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 Adolescent
Exercise 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)