Arnd Krüger

Arnd Krüger (born July 1, 1944) is a German professor of sport studies. Krüger earned his BA (English major) from UCLA in 1967 and his PhD from the University of Cologne (Modern and Medieval History) in Germany in 1971. He attended UCLA on a track scholarship, was 10 times German champion, and represented West Germany at the 1968 Summer Olympics in the 1500 metres run, where he reached the semi-final. He was one of the first Germans to be honored as ''All-American'' for being part of the UCLA Distance Medley Relay which ran faster than the World Record in 1965.

After completing the PhD, Krüger worked for the German Sports Federation (1971–74), and the Berlin Teachers' Training College (1974–78) and taught part-time at the German National Coaching Academy. He was Associate Professor for ''Coaching and Movement Sciences'' at the University of Hamburg (1978–80) and then became full professor for Sport Studies and Chair of the Physical Education Department at the University of Göttingen and was head of the ''Society and Training'' Section. He has served several times as Dean of the School of Social Sciences in Göttingen.

Krüger was the founding president of the European committee for sports history (1995–97). [http://www.cesh-site.eu/] and has been the President of the ''Niedersächsisches Institut für Sportgeschichte'' (Lower Saxony Institute for Sport History). from 2000 to 2018. He is an ''International Fellow'' of the American ''National Academy of Kinesiology.'' He is the author/editor of more than 40 books and has been published in 15 languages. He has guided 60 PhD and over 300 M.A. theses and was guest professor in Mexico and Japan. In 1985 he founded one of the first ''sports kindergartens'' which still exists. The WorldCat has 221 works of/about him. In 2012 he received the ''Human Resources Award'' for innovative health management of the ''Deutsche Verband für Gesundheitssport und Sporttherapie'' and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft for their successful Core training programme of forest workers. He was honored by an international ''Festschrift'' at the occasion of his 65th birthday (2009) and received the prestigious ''Bernhard-Zimmermann-Medal'' for his merits for sport history in 2016. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published in Die Reaktionszeit des Sportlers, Berlin: Bartels & Wernitz (Verlag), 1982, S. 114-132
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Published in Die Reaktionszeit des Sportlers, Bonn: Bartels & Wernitz (Verlag), 1982, S. 34-59
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Published in Doping : Spitzensport als gesellschaftliches Problem, Zürich: Verl. Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Verlag), 2000, S. 11-33, Lit.
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Published in Doping und Gewaltprävention : Dokumentation des Leipziger Sportrechtstages 2007, Leipzig: Leipziger Univ.-Verl. (Verlag), 2008, S. 143-166, Lit.
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Published in Transformationen : Kontinuitäten und Veränderungen in der Sportgeschichte II, Hoya: Niedersächsisches Institut für Sportgeschichte (Verlag), 2002, S. 99-107, Lit.
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Published in Sport, representation and evolving identities in Europe, Frankfurt a.M.: Lang (Verlag), 2010, S. 289-316, Lit.
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Published in Sport and culture in early modern Europe, Toronto (Ont.): 2009, S. 409-429, Lit.
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Published in Kulturen des Jugendsports : Bildung, Erziehung und Gesundheit, Aachen: Meyer & Meyer (Verlag), 2009, S. 15-38, Lit.
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