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Regeneration in eSports: Improvements by pause?

Hours of focus and full concentration in front of the screen every day. It is quite usual for eSports players to have a day like this. However, those who run at full speed every day also need time off to recover. In the following, we will give you a brief overview of what regeneration should look like and how you can actively boost it.

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The fourth german eSport survey

Through the first three eSport studies, we were able to gain important insights into the training/sleeping, nutrition and health behaviour of eSport players. You can see the results in the research findings. However, a lot is still unexplored and there is still a great need for research in eSports to structure eSport even more professional and social accessable. Therefore we have developed a new eSport survey with the topics of posture and physical complaints. […]



eSport Study 2021 – The diet of German eSport players

In previous years, the eSport studies 2019 and 2020 already provided a comprehensive picture of health and training behavior as well as media consumption and well-being in eSports. This year’s survey focused on nutrition, for which we interviewed over 800 eSports amateurs and professionals.

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The third german eSport survey

Through the first two eSport studies 2019 and 2020, we were able to gain important insights into the training/sleeping and health behaviour of eSport players. You can see the results in the research findings. However, a lot is still unexplored and there is still a great need for research in eSports to structure eSport even more professional and social accessable. Therefore we have developed a new eSport survey with new topics. […]



eSport Study 2020 – Well-being and recovery

Already last year, the first eSport Study 2019 provided a comprehensive picture of health behaviour in eSports. This year’s survey focused on the topics “well-being” and “recovery”, on which we interviewed over 1200 eSports amateurs and professionals. The findings of the survey were presented at a press conference on February 12th.

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Results and training recommendations for eAthletes (Video)

With Germany’s first eSport performance test, we have measured eSport-professionals, eSport-amateurs and sportsmen in selected skills relevant for eSport. In approximately 200 hours of testing, about 3000 datafiles were collected. Exciting results can be observed in the group comparisons. Based on these results, we will give initial training recommendations. […]



eSportwissen on TV

The eSport market is booming. But what is eSport, how much sport is involved and what skills do eSport players need in order to successfully compete? Questions like these come up when people hear the word eSport for the first time. To answer them, TV-hosts from ZDF and arte visited eSport-Lab of the German Sports University in Cologne, completed the eSport performance test and documented their efforts in a TV report. […]



Games are there for everyone! About the inclusion through eSports

The increasing interest in the mass phenomenon eSports naturally includes the 10 million people with recognized disabilities in Germany. How can impaired people be included in eSports and why is especially this area suitable for the inclusion of people with disabilities? […]



The second german eSport survey

We published our eSports-Study 2019 and received first knowledge about the health-related behavior and training habits of eSport players. You can see the results in the research findings. But of course there is additional research needed, to structure eSport even more professional. For this we developed a new eSport survey to cover some other topics. […]



The eSport performance Test (video)

We have developed Germany’s first eSport performance test and it is already being used by us at the German Sports University in Cologne. The test battery measures the eSport relevant abilities of the players in order to identify the potentials and discover weak points. The results are required to establish esport specific training programs.

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