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sports science educator

Arnd Kruger, German sports science educator. Recipient Semi-final 1500 M award Olympic Games, 1968; 11 times German champion track and field, 1962-1976.

Background

Kruger, Arnd was born on July 1, 1944 in Muhlhausen, Thuringen, Germany. Son of Walter and Minna (Rose) Kruger.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1971.

Career

Managing editor, German Sport Federation, 1971-1974; assistant, Berlin Teachers Training College, 1974-1978; associate professor, U. Hamburg, 1978-1980; professor, U. Göttingen, since 1980; dean School Social Sciences, U. Göttingen, 1986-1987, 94-95. Chair European Committee Sport History, 1995-1997. Vice president Lower Saxony Institute Sport History, since 1983, International Olympiade Union, since 1984, German CoachesFedn., 1989.

Works

Membership

Member sport advisory board Liberal Party, since 1977. Elderman Waake Lutheran Church, 1994-2006. Fellow American Academy Kinesiology and Physical Education, European Committee Sports History, European College Sport Science.

Member Olympians International, Federation International Education Physical (Germany spokesperson since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: running. Email: akruegei@gwdg.de.

Connections

Married Silke Mathias, July 22, 2005. Children: Julius, Myrthe, Noah, Friedrich.

father:
Walter Kruger

mother:
Minna (Rose) Kruger

spouse:
Silke Mathias

children:
Julius Kruger

Friedrich Kruger

Noah Kruger

Myrthe Kruger