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Mr. Wolfgang Altermann | Sports Psychology Award | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Wolfgang Altermann,Universty of Vienna, Sport Psychology, Austria

Wolfgang Altermann, born on September 4, 1993, in Korneuburg, is a dedicated educator and journalist based in Bisamberg. Holding a Ph.D. in Sport Sciences alongside a background in teaching, he serves as a teacher at High School De La Salle Strebersdorf and an editor at Kronen Zeitung. With a versatile skill set including lifeguarding, alpine skiing instruction, and proficiency in languages like German, English, and Latin, Wolfgang embodies resilience and creativity. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, traveling, and indulging his passion for sports such as volleyball and mountain biking. 📚✈️🏐


Publication Profile


Wolfgang Altermann embarked on his educational journey at Elementary School Bisamberg, where he laid the foundation for his academic pursuits from 2000 to 2004. Continuing his scholastic endeavors, he attended Secondary School De La Salle Strebersdorf from 2004 to 2012. His passion for teaching led him to pursue a Master’s in Teaching Education from 2013 to 2018. Simultaneously, he delved into the realm of sports, earning a Bachelor’s in Sport Sciences from 2015 to 2019. Undeterred by challenges, Wolfgang is currently dedicated to his Ph.D. studies in Sport Sciences, enriching his expertise in the field. 🎓📚


Work experience

Wolfgang Altermann’s professional journey began with formative internships at Kronen Zeitung during the summers of 2008, 2009, and 2010, where he honed his journalistic skills. In 2012, he transitioned to community service at Red Cross Korneuburg, demonstrating his commitment to serving others. Since 2013, Wolfgang has balanced his roles as an editor at Kronen Zeitung and a teacher at High School De La Salle Strebersdorf, showcasing his versatility and dedication to both education and media. Through these experiences, he has cultivated a diverse skill set and a passion for making a difference in his community. 📰👨‍🏫


Research Focus

Wolfgang Altermann’s research primarily focuses on the intersection of physical fitness and cognitive performance in adolescents. Through studies such as “Physical fitness is related to concentration performance in adolescents” and “Effects of acute endurance, strength, and coordination exercise interventions on attention in adolescents,” co-authored with P. Gröpel, he delves into how various forms of exercise impact attention and concentration levels among young individuals. By exploring the effects of different exercise interventions on cognitive functions, Wolfgang seeks to promote holistic approaches to education and well-being, emphasizing the importance of physical activity in enhancing academic performance and overall cognitive abilities. 🏋️‍♂️📚

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Wolfgang Altermann | Sports Psychology Award | Best Researcher Award

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