Member since 18 Mar 2010, signed in last on 29 Mar 2014

Short bio

Ben works for the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education, where he is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic communication measures, marketing and media-related activities, dissemination of expertise and facilitation of information between ICSSPE’s members and partners through conferences, meetings, seminars and regular publications, as well as identification of research fields and funding opportunities for scientific projects and activities. Previously he worked as researcher at the German Sport University focussing on sport politics and policies, sport history and sport for development themes.

My involvement in Sport & Development

ICSSPE is the world’s largest multi-disciplinary network of approx. 300 national and international institutions concerned with sport, sport science and physical education. ICSSPE belongs to the associated bodies of UNESCO and cooperates with the sport movement. Its activities include coordinating research projects, policy advice, expert exchange and collaboration, the organisation of international conferences and symposia, as well as the production of scientific publications.

Main area(s) of interest

  • Child Development/Education
  • Disability
  • Disaster Response
  • Economic Development
  • Gender
  • Health
  • Peace-Building

Interests (keywords)

ICSSPE is committed to enhancing awareness of human values inherent in movement and sport, aiming to contribute to a strong sporting sector, high quality physical education and improved health worldwide. ICSSPE's core functions are Science, Service and Advocacy. ICSSPE intends to investigate for a better scientific understanding of human movement, educate for a better quality of life and improved health, advocate for the benefits related to an active lifestyle and the ethical values.