Melissa Böttinger - B.Sc. Physiotherapie, M.Sc. Therapiewissenschaften
Geriatrisches Zentrum am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
Netzwerk AlternsfoRschung (NAR)
Bergheimer Straße 20
Telefon: 06221 54-8146
Melissa Böttinger graduated in Economic Psychology (B.A.) in Stuttgart in 2014. After working for one year in market and social research in Heidelberg and Berlin, she started her physiotherapy studies (B.Sc.) in 2015. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 2019 and a Master's degree in Therapy Science (M.Sc.) in fall 2020, she took up a position as research associate at the Network Aging Research at Heidelberg University parallel to her physiotherapy work. She worked in different projects in the field of fall prevention and contributed to several research articles. Since October 2021 she is part of the SMART-AGE consortium and works in work packages M2 and M4 led by Prof. Dr. Clemens Becker and Prof. Dr. Jürgen M. Bauer.
PROJECT TASK: Development and validation of a Life-integrated Self-Assessment (LiSA) for older adults, implementation of a tablet-based training program for fall prevention
EXPERTISE: Physiotherapy, therapy science, business psychology, digital geriatrics, geriatric assessment