Profil of Dr. Christian Schlenstedt, PhD

Current positions

  • Research Associate
  • Leader of research group Neuromechanics & Neurorehabilitation

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, University of Kiel, Germany (2015)
  • Magister Artium (M.A.) and State Examination: Sports Science (Kinesiology), Mathematics and French, University of Freiburg, Germany (2009)

Professional Experiences

  • Research stay, Balance Disorders Laboratory, Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Fay Horak, Portland, Oregon, USA (2016)
  • Research Training, Study Group „Learning and Control of Human Movement“, Department of Sports Science, University of La Coruna, Spain; Funding: European Commission funding program Leonardo da Vinci (2010)
  • Research Training, Laboratory of movement science, University Hospital, Brest, France (2008)
  • Research Assistant, Study Group Gymlab, Department of Sports Science, University of Freiburg, Germany (2006-2007)

Membership in professional societies

  • Deutsche Parkinson Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • Gesellschaft für die Analyse Menschlicher Motorik und ihrer klinischen Anwendung (GAMMA)
  • International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR) 


  • Commendation Research Prize for Neuro-Rehabilitation, Fürst Donnersmarck Foundation, Berlin, Germany
  • Young Scientist Award German Association of Sports Science (Reinhard Daugs Research Prize), Munich, Germany

Review Activities

  • Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Applied Sciences, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, BMC Geriatrics, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Disability and Rehabilitation, Experimental Brain Research, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, Frontiers in Neurology, Gait & Posture, Human Movement Science, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Journal of Neurological Sciences, Journal of Neurology, Journal of Parkinson's Disease, Journal of Sport and Health Science, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Movement Disorders, Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, Neurobiology of Disease, Neurological Research, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, Neuroscience, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Parkinson's Disease, Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, PLOS ONE, Scientific Reports, Sensors, Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering