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Video games and sleep – Publication

A sufficiently long and deep sleep is necessary for us to be healthy and productive in the long term. But according to our eSports Study 2019, video gamers do not have the best sleep. To what extent the video games themselves possibly influence sleep, we have compiled in a review. […]



The fifth german esports survey

Through the first four eSport studies, we were able to gain important insights into the training/sleeping, nutrition, health behaviour and pain of esports 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 eSports even more professional and social accessable. Therefore we have developed a new eSport survey with the topics of posture and physical complaints.

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Esport goes school

In collaboration with the AOK Rheinland/Hamburg we created a prevention concept for health at colleges. Through esport we were able to teach topics like exercise and nutrition in a playful kind of way.

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eSport Study 2022 – Pain in eSport

The main findings from the 2022 study

Because of the ongoing pandemic, this year’s press conference was held as a digital presentation with only a handful of people on site. Professor Dr. Ingo Froböse (Head of the Institute of Movement Therapy and Movement-oriented Prevention and Rehabilitation at the German Sport University Cologne) presented the findings in collaboration with Rolf Buchwitz (Deputy Chairman of the Board of the AOK Rhineland/Hamburg) on March 23rd.

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Sleep in eSports – Sleep leads to higher performance

We spend just under a third of our lives asleep. Meanwhile, various regeneration and repair processes take place in our body and mind. Accordingly, a sufficiently long and restful sleep is necessary. Because those who regularly sleep well and sufficiently are more physically and mentally efficient overall. […]



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 give you an overview of what regeneration should look like. […]



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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