10. dvs-Sportspiel-Symposium meets
6th International TGfU Conference

Dear Colleagues,

today we would like to inform you about a unique event in the field of team and racket sport research:

The 10. dvs-Sportspiel-Symposium & the 6th International TGfU Conference

The conference will be held on July 25-27, 2016 at the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany. It is organized by the Institute of Cognitive and Team/Racket Sport Research in cooperation with the BISp (Federal Institute of Sport Science) and the DFG (German Research Foundation). The conference is supported by the German Football Association (DFB) and under the patronage of Minister Christina Kampmann (Ministry of Family, Children, Youth, Culture, and Sport, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany).

Why unique?

International and national scientists will await to engage in interdisciplinary discussions relevant to Team Sport topics from fields of Sport Pedagogics, Sport Didactics, Sport Psychology, Sport Informatics, Training and Movement Science. In this respect the conference will be an ideal exchange opportunity between scientists, practitioners, coaches and teachers and will support existing cooperation or lead to new/future international cooperations. We are already looking forward to the international exchange, which will unquestionably characterize this conference.

The Video for show on this webpage should give you a very first impression that Germany and Cologne in particular, known as the German City of Sport, are definitely worth a trip. Further information will follow soon.

The organization team of the Institute of Cognitive and Team/Racket Sport Research of the German Sport University would like to invite you to join the 6th TGfU Conference and the 10th dvs-Sportspiele-Symposium in 2016 at the German Sport University in Cologne.

Best wishes
Your Organization Team of the Institute of Cognitive and Team/Racket Sport Research

Download flyer (english, pdf file)
Download flyer (german, pdf file)

Download pdfs of RQES top 10 research questions on TGfU and the online conference supplement:

Download RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU 




July 20, 2016

RQES conference supplement

We are pleased to inform you that conference abstracts are now published in a supplement issue of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/urqe20/current). Conference attendees can download a pdf of the content here. German abstracts not published in the RQES supplement can be found here

July 19, 2016

Conference App

As an additional feature you have the possibility to use the conference app (conference4me) on your smartphone or tablet. You can download it in the App Store or GooglePlay Store to get the Agenda with sessions and presentations available offline, updates or news.

July 04, 2016

Routledge 20% discount

Routledge are pleased to offer an exclusive 20% discount on a selected range of key sports titles to delegates attending this month's 6th International TGfU Conference.

June 03, 2016

Program online

We are pleased to inform you that the detailed conference program is now online. If you have trouble finding your contribution, please log into your account and go to “My Abstract” in the “My conference” pull-down menu. By clicking onto the respective abstract you will see when your presentation is scheduled and in which session.

April 26, 2016

Payment via credit-card available

Credit card payment is also available. Please click under "my tickets" on the button "pay your unpaid tickets" using your credit card. By clicking the button a new browser window will pop up redirecting you to our payment service provider.

April 15, 2016

Early Bird Deadline - extended

We would like to inform you that "early bird" deadline has been exended until 6th of May. Payment via credit card should be available in the next days.

March 30, 2016

Review process started

We are pleased to inform you that the submissions have been reviewed by two independent experts. You can find the reviewers' comments in "my conference" --> "my abstracts/ my workshops" --> "show review results".

February 17, 2016

Deadline for abstract submissions extended

Due to many requests, the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended. Please submit your abstracts until 29th of February, 2016 at the latest.

February 03, 2016

Further information for abstract/workshop submissions

To submit abstracts or workshops please use the "my conference" button to add your single abstract (oral or practical presentation or poster) or your workshop (with the possibility to invite additional speakers). For single abstracts you will be asked to enter a title, author(s) and a plain text of maximum 300 words. You can not upload formatted documents. To submit a thematic workshop/symposia you have two options: As a symposia/workshop organizer you can create a symposia/workshop by entering title and a describtion of the whole symposia/workshop. Than you can invite the individual contributors to submit their abstracts for their own or you collect all individual abstracts and submit them together.

January 18, 2016

New manuscript: RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU

We are happy to announce a newly published manuscript in RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU which is intended to give some guidance to contributors in shaping an exciting and interesting conference in Cologne 2016. The content of the manuscript was based on the overarching conference themes that were established by the organizing team of the Institute of Team/Racket Sport Research in close collaboration with the scientific board of the conference. We are grateful to all the contributors and want to thank them for their valuable contribution.  

kindly supported by

© 2014 German Sport University Cologne, Institute of Cognitive and Team / Racket Sport Research