The Sport & Exercise Psychology lab is located at:

Am Waldessaum 23a, Raum 032

18057 Rostock



October 2022 - book chapter published on executive function development:

Stuhr, C., & Stöckel, T. (2022). Zusammenhang zwischen motorischer Leistung und exekutiven Funktionen im Kindesalter. In S. Klatt & B. Strauß (Hrsg.), Kognition und Motorik - Sportpsychologische Grundlagenforschung und Anwendungen im Sport (S. 211-225). Göttingen: Hogrefe. [online] [via publisher]

August 2021 - paper published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience:

Gordon-Murer, C., Stöckel, T., Sera, M., & Hughes, C. M. L. (2021). Developmental differences in the relationships between sensorimotor and executive functions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15:714828. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.714828 [online] [via publisher]

June 2021 - paper published in Frontiers in Medicine:

Jacksteit, R., Stöckel, T., Behrens, M., Feldhege, F., Bergschmidt, P., Bader, R., Mittelmeier, W., Skripitz, R., & Mau-Moeller, A. (2021). Low-load unilateral and bilateral resistance training to restore lower limb function in the early rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized active-controlled clinical trial. Frontiers in Medicine, ID628021. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.628021 [online] [via publisher]

March 2021 - paper published in Frontiers in Psychology:

Stöckel, T., & Grimm, R. (2021). Psychophysiological benefits of real-time heart rate feedback in physical education. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 651065. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.651065 [online] [via publisher]

February 25, 2021 - Congratulations to Christina Stuhr on her PhD!

On 25 February 2021 Christina Stuhr successfully defended her PhD-thesis on "The relationship between motor skills and executive functions in preschool children and early adulthood" in a virtual meeting in front of the members of the PhD committee, members of the University of Rostock and guests.

Congratulations Christina!!!

July 2020 - paper published in Psychological Research:

Stöckel, T., & Mau-Moeller, A. (2020). Cognitive control processes associated with successful gait performance in dual-task walking in healthy young adults. Psychological Research, 84, 1766-1776. doi: 10.1007/s00426-019-01184-4 [online]

June 2020 - paper published in Frontiers in Psychology:

Stuhr, C., Hughes, C. M. L., & Stöckel, T. (2020). The role of executive functions for motor performance in preschool children as compared to young adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1552. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01552 [online]

February 2019 - paper published in Clinical Rehabilitation:

Jacksteit, R., Mau-Moeller, A., Völker, A., Bader, R., Mittelmeier, W., Skripitz, R., & Stöckel, T. (2019). The mental representation of the human gait in hip osteoarthrosis and total hip arthroplasty patients: a clinical cross-sectional study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 33(2), 335-344.

August 2018 - new book published:

Gröger, E., & Stöckel, T. (2018). Mentales Training - Anwendungsperspektiven im Schulsport. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer.

July 2018 - paper published in Scientific Reports:

Stuhr, C., Hughes, C. M. L., & Stöckel, T. (2018). Task-specific and variability-driven activation of cognitive control processes during motor performance. Scientific Reports, 8, 10811.

February 2018 - paper published in Cortex:

Hinder, M. R., Puri, R., Kemp, S., Waitzer, S., Reissig, P., Stöckel, T., & Fujiyama, H. (2018). Distinct modulation of interhemispheric inhibitory mechanisms during movement preparation reveals the influence of cognition on action control. Cortex, 99, 13-29. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2017.10.002

January 2018 - paper published in Clinical Rehabilitation:

Jacksteit, R., Mau-Möller, A., Behrens, M., Bader, R., Mittelmeier, W., Skripitz, R., & Stöckel, T. (2018). The mental representation of the human gait in patients with severe gonarthrosis.Clinical Rehabilitation, 32, 103-115. doi: 10.1177/0269215517719312

September 2017 - paper published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience:

Stöckel, T., Wunsch, K., & Hughes, C. M. L. (2017). Age-related decline in anticipatory motor planning and its relation to cognitive and motor skill proficiency. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9: 283. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00283

May 2017 - paper published in the Journals of Gerontology, Series B Pychological Sciences:

Wunsch, K., Weigelt, M., & Stöckel, T. (2017). Anticipatory motor planning in older adults.Journals of Gerontology, Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Science, 72(3), 373-382. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv078 [published along with a commentary/editorial by David Rosenbaum]