621176 Sports and Health Tourism

winter semester 2018/2019 | Last update: 07.02.2019 Place course on memo list
Sports and Health Tourism
VO 1

Introductory overview about different sport- and health tourism markets that evovled at the interface of tourism, sport and health; differentiated analysis based on health-, health-political-, economic- and managerial aspects

The seminar introduces the terms “health”, “health tourism” as well as “sport” and “sport tourism” and provides an overview about associated disciplines. Next to current developments in the markets of sport- and health tourism, the seminar also provides an introduction into trends within the health- and sporttourism sector. Additionally, a first introduction into business and destination development in health- and sport tourism will be provided.

The students will achieve the neccessary skills through:

active participation in class

studying the provided primary and secondary literature

processing the instructed work-tasts - individually and in grous

discussion of results in class

presentations from experts in the field

Written exam



Dreyer, A. & Krüger, A. (Hrsg.) (2015): Sporttourismus – Management und Marketing Handbuch, Oldenbourg Verlag

Schwank, J. (2006): Grundlagen zum Sporttourismus, Waxmann Verlag


Cassens, M. (2013): Gesundheitstourismus und touristische Destinationsentwicklung: Ein Lehrbuch, Oldenbourg Verlag

Rulle, M., Hoffmann, W. & Kraft, K. (2010): Erfolgsstrategien im Gesundheitstourismus, Erich Schmidt Verlag

Nefiodow, L.A. (2014): Der Sechste Kondratieff – Wege zur Produktivität und Vollbeschäftigung im Zeitalter der Information (7. Auflage), Rhein-Sieg-Verlag.

Brittner-Widmann, A. & Rulle, M. (2014): Gesundheitstourismus – Grundlagen, Marktstrukturen, Potenziale, Oldenbourg Verlag

Berg, W. (2008): Gesundheitstourismus und Wellnesstourismus, Oldenbourg Verlag

Scientific Journals

Journal of Sport & Tourism http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjto20#.U7u3w42KC9J

Leisure Studies http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rlst20/current#.U7u5242KC9I

Managing Leisure http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rmle20/current#.U7u5rI2KC9I

Leisure Science


Tourism Management


not applicable
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Group 0
Date Time Location
Thu 2018-10-25
08.00 - 10.00 S01 S01
Thu 2018-11-08
08.00 - 10.00 S01 S01
Thu 2018-11-15
08.00 - 10.00 S01 S01
Thu 2019-01-10
08.00 - 10.00 S01 S01
Thu 2019-01-17
08.00 - 10.00 S01 S01
Thu 2019-01-31
15.00 - 16.00 S01 S01 1. Prüfung
Thu 2019-03-14
15.30 - 16.30 S01 S01 2. Prüfung
Tue 2019-06-04
17.00 - 18.00 S02 S02 3. Prüfung