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Karl Schwarzenbrunner

German Ice Hockey Federation, Head of Education and Science

Sistrans, Austria

Karl Schwarzenbrunner was employed as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in a variety of team and individual sports, before taking over the role as the Head of Education and Science at the German Ice Hockey Federation (DEB). His main responsibility in this role is to evaluate and improve upon the training and education system at the DEB. To achieve this, Karl Schwarzenbrunner regularly collaborates with German Universities, in order to develop strategies for the transfer of outcomes of scientific research into real-world practice. His most recent work has focussed on Regeneration, The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Sport, and the Cognitive Development of Players.