Moritz Schumann, PhD

Head of the Department of Sports Medicine and Exercise Therapy

Chemnitz University of Technology

Prof. Moritz Schumann is head of the Department of Sports Medicine and Exercise Therapy at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. Dr. Schumann received his PhD in Biology of Physical Activity from the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) in January 2016 and performed his post-doctoral studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) where he remained as an honorary research fellow. In late 2016 he joined the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sports Medicine at the German Sport University Cologne, where he completed his habilitation and was conferred the venia legendi in (Clinical) Exercise Physiology in 2022. Dr. Schumann is founding member and co-chair of the European INTERLIVE®-Network, that aims at developing gold standards for the validation of wearable devices and is involved in numerous large-scale EU-funded projects that aim at further enhancing the use of wearable technology in competitive sports and health care. He has authored and co-authored over 90 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 7 text books and book chapters and over 70 conference abstracts.