Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Prof. Dr. Anita Hökelmann

Academic Degrees

State exam for a Teaching Position in Elementary Schools (German, Mathematics and Sport) IFL Nordhausen
Diploma in Sport Science Sport University, Leipzig
Doctorate in Pedagogy Pedagogical College, Magdeburg
Doctoral Dissertation Sport University, Leipzig

Professional Experience

1996 – 2015 Professor, Department of Movement Science at the Institute for Sport Science of the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg

1993 - 1996 Associate Professor, Department of Movement Science, Theory and Practice of Different Types of Sports (Technical-Compositional Sports), Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg

1979 - 1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Coaching Science, Theory and Practice of different Types of Sports (Technical-Compositional Sports), Pedagogical College in Magdeburg

1977- 1979 Teacher of German, Mathematics and Sport at a secondary school

Primary Research Interests

• The effect of music on basic physiological functions under different sets of conditions

• The influence of music on the composition of movement by female dancers and gymnasts

• Testing of a computer-supported learning program technique acquisition training in rhythmic gymnastics

• Technique acquisition: Interaction of mental and motor learning

• Music-oriented motor learning with hearing-impaired and deaf children

• Performance Analysis in Modern Rhythmic Gymnastic for Top-level teams in world group competitions and individual competitions

• Performance Analysis in Games (Handball)

• Cognitive and physical Fitness in Seniors,

Professional & Academic Association Memberships

• German Association of Sport Science

• German Association of Dance Research

Collegiate Athletic Experience

Nationally ranked in modern rhythmic gymnastics

Member of different dance groups


Prof. Dr. Hökelmann has authored more than 100 scholarly publications (journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and copyrighted assessment instruments.) She has made 75 research and professional presentations at international, national, regional and state conferences and has directed 20 international dance workshops, 3 international conferences (2003, 2006,) and the Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport (WCPAS 8) in 2008.

She is the leader of the Senior Dance Academy in Magdeburg


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Prof. Dr. Anita Hökelmann

Prof. Dr. Anita Hökelmann

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Institute for Sport Science
Zschokkestraße 32
39104 Magdeburg
Tel.: +49 391 6754727
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