Prof. Dr. Pia-Maria Wippert


Areas of Specialization

  • Life Course Research (social stress and life-events, psychosocial aspects of pain)
  • Research of prevention (Doping, Dual Careers of elite athletes, health promotion)


Member of NADA Doping Prevention Commission


European Association for Sociology of Sport (EASS), European Health Psychology Society (EHPS), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)


Expert evaluator (EU-FP7- Public Health Research), Int J Sport Psychol, J Appl Sport Psychol, Sportwissenschaft, Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Year Function and facility
Since 2010 Professor for sociology of sport and health, University of Potsdam
2011 Qualification in psychotherapy of pain (SSPT) at ISM Munich
2009 Habilitation in psychology of sport, Technical University of Munich

Senior researcher in psychology of sport and health promotion, Technical University of Munich


Study of social behavioral, educational and law sciences: Social Psychology, University of Hagen

2004-2006 Visiting Fellow in behavioral sciences, ETH Zurich
2002 Ph.D. in sociology, Technical University of Munich
2001-2005 Assistant researcher in sociology, Technical University of Munich

Study of Science of Sports, Rehabilitation and Prevention, Technical University of Munich