Henrietta Weinberg

Research staff and doctoral candidate
Henrietta Weinberg
Department for the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport
Henrietta Weinberg
Room O101e
Seidelstraße 20
07749 Jena
Academic Vita
  • Since 2022: Research staff and doctoral candidate, Department for the Psychology of Human Movement and Sport, Institute of Sport Science, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
  • 2019 – 2021: Master of Arts in Applied Sport Psychology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Master’s thesis topic: Executive Functions and Emotions in competitive sports: Analysis of Executive Functions and competition-related Emotions in Soccer
  • 2018 – 2021: Student research assistant, Department of Movement Science, Institute of Sport Science, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 2016 – 2019: Bachelor of Arts in Sport Science & Psychology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Bachelor’s thesis topic: Visuomotor adaptation - Change of neuronal activity during target throws

Research Interests:

  • Cognition and motor performance
  • Anticipation
  • Decision-making

Heilmann, F., Weinberg, H. & Wollny, R. (2022). The Impact of Practicing Open- vs. Closed-Skill Sports on Executive Functions—A Meta-Analytic and Systematic Review with a Focus on Characteristics of Sports. Brain sciences, 12(8), 1071. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12081071

Heilmann, F., Memmert, D., Weinberg, H. & Lautenbach, F. (2022). The relationship between executive functions and sports experience, relative age effect, as well as physical maturity in youth soccer players of different ages. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197X.2021.2025141


Winter Term 2022/23

  • Psychological determinants of motivation and stress regulation (seminar, Master’s programme)