2016 ACT Sport Symposium

Professor Michael Kellmann

BIO: Prof. Dr. Michael Kellmann is Head of Unit of Sport Psychology at the Faculty of Sport Science at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany). Prior to his current role, he was Senior Lecturer holding a joint appointment with the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland (Australia).

Michael served six years on the Executive Board of the German Association of Sport Psychology and is currently on the editorial board of The Sport Psychologist and the Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin.

Michael’s current research activities include overtraining prevention and recovery enhancement, sport psychological diagnostics and intervention, coach behaviour during competition and practice, as well as personality and performance competence of coaches in sports.

Michael’s work has appeared in several publications. He is co-author of Recovery-Stress Questionnaire for Athletes: User Manual and edited the book Enhancing Recovery: Preventing Underperformance in Athletes both published by Human Kinetics (USA).


This Symposium is jointly presented by SMA ACT & AIS and will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March 2016.