Research

J. Medernach (2018): Das Schoolboard: Ein methodisches Konzept zur Förderung des Boulderns im luxemburgischen Sportunterricht.

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the popularity and the current state of application of bouldering in the luxembourgish school system. Moreover, the study aimed to examine the use of the developed Schoolboard as a measure to counter current, infrastructural deficits and as a methodical way to teach the basic bouldering skills in physical education.

Key words: bouldering; physical education; schoolboard

J. Medernach, H. Kleinöder, & H. Lötzerich (2016): Movement demands of elite female and male athletes in competitive bouldering

The aim of this study was to investigate the movement demands of elite female and male athletes in competitive bouldering.

Key words: Key words: bouldering; sport climbing; grip strength; grip endurance; climbing time. 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.7752/jpes.2016.03132

J. Medernach, H. Kleinöder, & H., Lötzerich: Fingerboard in Competitive Bouldering: Training Effects on Grip Strength and Endurance.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the training effects of 4 weeks of fingerboarding on grip strength and endurance in competitive bouldering.

key words: hangboard; dead hangs; finger hangs.

DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000873. 

Full article published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

J. Medernach, H. Kleinöder, & H. Lötzerich (2015): Effect of interval bouldering on hanging and climbing time to exhaustion.

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of interval bouldering on hanging and climbing time to exhaustion.

Key words: climbing; fingerboard; grip endurance; strength training; intermittent training.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/19346182.2015.1063643

Full article published in the Sports Technology Journal

J. Medernach (2015): Einsatz sportartspezifischer Trainingsmethoden im Wettkampfbouldern.

The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of bouldering, interval bouldering, training on the Moonboard and fingerboard in the presence and absence of vibration stimuli on maximum finger strength, the strength of the arm flexors and the shoulder girdle, and finger endurance.

Key words: climbing; bouldering; fingerboard; vibration; finger strength; finger endurance.

J. Medernach (2011): Einsatz des Hangboards zur Steigerung der lokalen Kraftausdauer im Klettersport.

The aim of the present study was to investigate the use of fingerboards in order to increase local muscular endurance in sport climbing.

Key words: bouldering; fingerboard; finger strength; local endurance.