Publications

* Invited or distinguished contributions

Journal Publications

* Schack, T., & Frank, C. (in press). Mental representation and the cognitive architecture of skilled action. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. (Invited contribution to the Special Issue Skilled Action, Mylopoulos and Pacherie)

Simonsmeier, B., Andronie, M., Buecker, S., & Frank, C. (2020). The effects of imagery interventions in sports: A meta-analysis. International Reviews of Sport and Exercise Psychology. (doi: 10.1080/1750984X.2020.1780627)

Meier, C., Frank, C., Groeben, B., & Schack, T. (2020). Verbal instructions and motor learning: How analogy and explicit instructions influence the development of mental representations and tennis serve performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2. (doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00002) (link)

Menze-Sonneck, A., Bekemeier, K., & Frank, C. (2019). Stell dir vor! Vorstellungstraining im Sportunterricht der Sekundarstufe II. sportunterricht, 68, 301-305. (link)

Menze-Sonneck, A., Bekemeier, K., & Frank, C. (2019). Ein Unterrichtsvorhaben zur Einbindung des Vorstellungstrainings in der gymnasialen Oberstufe am Beispiel des Hüftaufschwungs. sportunterricht, 68, 313-318(link)

Hülsmann, F.*, Frank, C.*, Senna, I.* (* shared first authorship), Ernst, M., Schack, T., & Botsch, M. (2019). Superimposed skilled performance in a virtual mirror improves motor performance and cognitive representation of a full body motor action. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, 6, 43. (doi: 10.3389/frobt.2019.00043)(link)

Wright, D., Wood, G., Eaves, D., Bruton, A., Frank, C., Franklin, Z. (2018). Corticospinal excitability is facilitated by combined action observation and motor imagery of a basketball free throw. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 39, 114-121. (doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.08.006) (link)

* Frank, C., Kim, T., & Schack, T. (2018). Observational practice promotes action-related order-formation in long-term memory: Investigating action observation and the development of cognitive representation in complex motor action. Journal of Motor Learning and Development. (doi: 10.1123/jmld.2017-0007) (Invited contribution to Special Section on ‘Observation and Learning‘, Ste-Marie) (link)

Simonsmeier, B. A., Frank, C., Gubelmann, H., & Schneider, M. (2018). The effects of motor imagery training on performance and mental representation of 7- to 15-year-old gymnasts of different levels of expertise. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 7, 155-168. (doi: 10.1037/spy0000117) (link)

Frank, C., Linstromberg, G.-L., Hennig, L., Heinen, T., & Schack, T. (2018). Team action imagery: Imagery of game situations and required team actions promotes a functional structure in players’ representations of team-level tactics. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 40, 20-30. (doi: 10.1123/jsep.2017-0088) (link)

Kim, T., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2017). A systematic investigation of the effect of action observation training and motor imagery training on the development of mental representation structure and skill performance. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11,499. (doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00499) (link)

* Frank, C. & Schack, T. (2017). The representation of (inter)action, states of action, and learning: Three perspectives on learning by way of imagery and execution. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 678 (doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00678) (Invited contribution to Special Issue on ‚Representations in the Brain‘, Roy) (link)

* Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2016). In my mind’s (quiet) eye: A perceptual-cognitive approach to the Quiet Eye ‑ comment on Vickers. Current Issues in Sport Science, 1:107. (doi: 10.15203/CISS_2016.107) (Contribution to Special Issue on the Quiet Eye, Vickers/ Hossner) (link)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2016). Perceptual-cognitive changes during motor learning: The influence of mental and physical practice on mental representation, gaze behavior, and performance of a complex action. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1981. (doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01981) (link)

Hülsmann, F., Frank, C., Schack, T., Kopp, S., & Botsch, M. (2016). Multi-level analysis of motor actions as a basis for effective coaching in virtual reality. In P. Chung, A. Soltoggio, C. W. Dawson, Q. Meng, & M. Pain (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport (ISCSS) September 9th to 11th in Loughborough, United Kingdom (pp. 211-214). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 392. Heidelberg: Springer. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24560-7)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., Popp, C., & Schack, T. (2014). Mental representation and mental practice: Experimental investigation on the functional links between motor memory and motor imagery. PLoS ONE, 9(4), e95175. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095175) (link)

Schack, T., Essig, K., Frank, C., & Koester, D. (2014). Mental representation and motor imagery training. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 328. (doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00328) (link)

Land, W. M., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2014). The influence of attentional focus on the development of skill representation in a complex action. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 30-38. (doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.09.006) (link)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2013). Mental representation and learning: The influence of practice on the development of mental representation structure in complex action. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 353-361. (doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2012.12.001) (link)

Book Chapters

* Frank, C. (in press). Virtual reality and mental training. In M. Bertollo, E. Filho, & P. Terry (Eds.), Innovations in Mental Skills Training.

* Frank, C., Wright, D. J., & Holmes, P. S. (2020). Mental simulation and neurocognition: Advances for motor imagery and action observation training in sport. In D. Hackfort & R. J. Schinke (Eds.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures (pp. 411-428).

Schack, T., & Frank, C. (2019). Ideomotor training. In D. Hackfort, R. Schinke, & B. Strauss (Eds.), Dictionary of Sport Psychology: Sport, Exercise, and Performing Arts (pp. 138-139).

* Frank, C. (2016). Learning a motor action from within: Insights into the development of one’s action representation with mental and physical practice. In M. Raab, P. Wylleman, R. Seiler, A.-M. Elbe, & A. Hatzigeorgiadis, Sport and exercise psychology research from theory to practice (pp. 91-121). Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128036341 (Invited contribution / FEPSAC Young Investigator Award 2013 for poster presentation) (link)

Simonsmeier, B. A. , & Frank, C. (2016). Imagery in gymnastics: Theories and empirical findings. In T. Heinen, I. Čuk, R. Goebel, & K. Velentzas (Eds.), Gymnastics Performance and Motor Learning: Principles and Applications (pp. 53-69). NOVA. ISBN: 9781634857376

Symposia

Frank, C. (2019). Motor imagery during action observation: From neurophysiology to behavior. 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology of the Fédération Européenne de Psychologie des Sports et des Activités Corporelles (FEPSAC) from July 15th to 20th in Münster (pp. XX-XX). (Organization of symposium; contributors: Hardwick/ Louvain, Wright/ Manchester, Bruton/ Roehampton, Eaves/ Teesside, Frank/ Bielefeld)

* Frank, C. (2018). Virtuelle (Sport-)Realität: Analyse, Feedback und Training in virtuellen Umgebungen. In U. Borges, L. Bröker, S. Hoffmann, T. Hosang, S. Laborde, R. Liepelt, B. Lobinger, J. Löffler, L. Musculus & M. Raab, Die Psychophysiologie der Handlung. 50th Annual Conference of the German Association for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 10th to 12th in Cologne (pp. 73-75). (Organization of invited symposium; contributors: Frank/ Bielefeld, Löffler/ Köln, Martin-Niedecken/ Zürich, Spielmann/ Hoffenheim)

* Frank, C. (2017). Brain and cognition – New tools to improve performance. Proceedings des 14. Weltkongresses Sportpsychologie der International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) vom 10. bis 14. Juli in Seville, Spain (p. 113). (Organization of symposium; contributors: Frank/ Bielefeld, Hung/ Taiwan, Essig/ Bielefeld, Vogel/ Bielefeld)

Frank, C., & Naumann, T. (2017). Handlungssimulation: Funktionale Äquivalenz zur Ausführung und deren Einfluss auf motorisches Handeln und Lernen. In C. Augste & S. Künzell, Cogito Ergo Commoveo ‑ Multitasking im Sport. 15th Conference of the dvs-Sektion Sportmotorik from March 8th to 10th in Augsburg (pp. 31-39). Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN: 9783880206489 (Organization of symposium; contributors: Frank/ Bielefeld, Zabicki/ Gießen, Krüger/ Gießen, Rieger/ Regensburg)

Talks

Frank, C., Hülsmann, F., Waltemate, T.,  (2019). Motor imagery during action observation: From neurophysiology to behavior. 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology of the Fédération Européenne de Psychologie des Sports et des Activités Corporelles (FEPSAC) from July 15th to 20th in Münster (pp. XX-XX). (Organization of symposium; contributors: Hardwick/ Louvain, Wright/ Manchester, Bruton/ Roehampton, Eaves/ Teesside, Frank/ Bielefeld)

Frank, C., Hülsmann, F., Waltemate, T., Wright, D., Eaves, D., Bruton, A., Botsch, M., & Schack, T. (2019). Combined action observation and motor imagery in virtual reality: On watching and imagining oneself at a level that one has not yet achieved. 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology of the Fédération Européenne de Psychologie des Sports et des Activités Corporelles (FEPSAC) from July 15th to 20th in Münster, Germany (pp. XX-XX). (Talk, Frank / Symposium on Motor imagery during action observation, Frank/ Bielefeld)

* Frank, C. (2019). Motor imagery and learning: Insights into perceptual-cognitive aspects of complex motor action. 45. Jahrestagung Psychologie und Gehirn from June 20th to 22nd in Dresden, Germany (pp. XX-XX). (Invited Talk, Frank / Symposium On how motor imagery affects brain and behavior, Kranczioch + Daeglau/ Oldenburg University).

Frank, C., Hülsmann, F., Waltemate, T., Wright, D., Eaves, D., Bruton, A., Botsch, M., & Schack, T. (2019). AO+MI in virtual reality: Practicing at a level that one has not yet achieved. Annual Meeting of the ‚Research on Imagery and Observation‘ (RIO) group from April 25th to 26th at Teesside University, United Kingdom. (Talk, Frank)

* Frank, C., Hülsmann, F., de Kok, I., Kopp, S., Botsch, M., & Schack, T. (2018). Virtuelles Training: Zum Effekt nonverbaler und verbaler Feedbackstrategien beim Erlernen der Kniebeuge in Virtueller Realität. In U. Borges, L. Bröker, S. Hoffmann, T. Hosang, S. Laborde, R. Liepelt, B. Lobinger, J. Löffler, L. Musculus & M. Raab, Die Psychophysiologie der Handlung. 50th Annual Conference of the German Association for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 10th to 12th in Köln (pp. 73-74). (Talk, Frank / Invited Symposium on Virtuelle (Sport-)Realität: Analyse, Feedback und Training in virtuellen Umgebungen, Frank/ Bielefeld)

* Essig, K., Strenge, B., Frank, C. & Schack, T. (2018). Neue Untersuchungs- und Trainingsmethoden für den Sportbereich durch den Einsatz von modernen multi-modalen Blickerfassungs- und Feedbacksystemen. In U. Borges, L. Bröker, S. Hoffmann, T. Hosang, S. Laborde, R. Liepelt, B. Lobinger, J. Löffler, L. Musculus & M. Raab, Die Psychophysiologie der Handlung. 50th Annual Conference of the German Association for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 10th to 12th in Köln (p. 50). (Talk, Essig / Invited talk, symposium on Analyse des Blickverhaltens und Nutzung von Eye-Tracking Systemen im Sport, Hüttermann/ Köln & Klostermann/ Bern)

d’Aquino, A., Frank, C. & Schack, T. (2018). Exploring gaze behavior in motor execution and motor imagery during manual interception. Annual Meeting of the ‚Research on Imagery and Observation‘ (RIO) group from April 12th to 13th in Bielefeld. (Talk, d’Aquino)

Wright, D., Wood, G., Eaves, D., Bruton, A., Frank, C., Franklin, Z. (2018). Corticospinal excitability is facilitated by combined action observation and motor imagery of a basketball free throw. Annual Meeting of the ‚Research on Imagery and Observation‘ (RIO) group from April 12th to 13th in Bielefeld. (Talk, Wright)

* Frank, C., Hülsmann, F., de Kok, I., Kopp, S., Botsch, M., & Schack, T. (2017). Intelligent Coaching Space: Motor learning and coaching in virtual reality. Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of Sport Psychology the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) from July 10th to 14th in Seville, Spain (p. 113). (Talk, Frank + Schack / Symposium on Brain and cognition ‑ New tools to improve performance, Frank/ Bielefeld)

* Frank, C., Kim, T., & Schack, T. (2017). The influence of mental types of practice on the performance and the mental representation structure of the golf putt. Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of Sport Psychology the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) from July 10th to 14th in Seville, Spain (p. 146). (Invited talk, Frank + Schack / Symposium on Motor control and learning enhancement in individual sports, Di Gruttola/ Pisa, Italy)

Frank, C., Kim, T., & Schack, T. (2017). The influence of observational practice on the performance and the mental representation structure of the golf putt. In C. Augste & S. Künzell, Cogito Ergo Commoveo ‑ Multitasking im Sport. 15th Conference of the dvs-Sektion Sportmotorik from March 8th to 10th in Augsburg (pp. 32-33). Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN: 9783880206489 (Talk, Frank / Symposium on Handlungssimulation: Funktionale Äquivalenz zur Ausführung und deren Einfluss auf motorisches Handeln und Lernen, Frank/ Bielefeld & Naumann/ Gießen)

Simonsmeier, B., Frank, C., Bücker, S., & Schneider, M. (2016). Der Einfluss von Vorstellungsinhalt, Vorstellungskompetenz und Vorstellungstraining auf die sportliche Leistung im Kindes- und Jugendalter. In I. Fritsche (Hrsg.), 50. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie(DGPs) vom 18.-22. September in Leipzig (S. 402-403). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers. ISBN: 9783958532274 (Talk, Simonsmeier)

Frank, C. & Menze-Sonneck, A. (2016). Stell dir vor! Vorstellungstraining zur Unterstützung von Lernprozessen im Schulturnen? In S. Korban (Hrsg.), Vielfalt und Vernetzung im Turnen. Annual conference of the dvs-Kommission gymnastics from September 5th to 7th in Augsburg. Book of Abstracts (pp. 26-27). (Talk, Menze-Sonneck) 

Hülsmann, F., Frank, C., Schack, T., Kopp, S., & Botsch, M. (2016).Multi-level analysis of motor actions as a basis for effective coaching in virtual reality. In P. Chung, A. Soltoggio, C. W. Dawson, Q. Meng, & M. Pain (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport (ISCSS) September 9th to 11th in Loughborough, United Kingdom (pp. 211-214). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 392. Heidelberg: Springer. (Talk, Hülsmann) (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24560-7)

d’Aquino, A., Frank, C., Essig, K., & Schack, T. (2015). Exploring the relationship between motor imagery, action observation, and action execution in motor skill learning. In T. Pfeiffer & K. Essig (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Solutions for Automatic Gaze Data Analysis (SAGA)(pp. 20-22) from September 29th to 30th in Bielefeld. (Talk, d’Aquino) (doi: 10.2390/biecoll-saga2015 7)

* Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2015). Perceptual-cognitive monitoring in real world and virtual reality. Sport Psychology ‑ Theories and Applications for Performance, Health, and Humanity.Proceedings of the 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology the Fédération Europénne de Psychologie des Sports et des Activités Corporelles (FEPSAC) from July 14th to 19th in Bern, Switzerland (pp. 128-129). (Talk, Frank / Invited Symposium Psychophysiological monitoring and intervention in sport, Bertollo/ Chieti, Italy)

MacIntyre, T., Barr, J., Kelly, C., Igou, E., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., McAvinue, L., Vogt, S., Frank, C., & de Vries, S. (2015). Motor imagery use during recovery of function and performance: Is dissonance between simulation and execution debilitative? Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from May 14th to 15th in Stirling, United Kingdom. (Talk, MacIntyre)

MacIntyre, T., Barr, J., Kelly, C., Igou, E., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., McAvinue, L., Vogt, S., & Frank, C. (2015). Motor simulation as a window into depression: Specific and non-specific motor imagery performance among injured athletes. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from May 14th to 15th in Stirling, United Kingdom. (Talk, MacIntyre)

Frank, C., Essig, K., & Schack, T. (2015). Der Einfluss von praktischem und mentalem Üben auf motorische und perzeptuell-kognitive Parameter des Handlungssystems. In J. Hermsdörfer, W. Stadler, & L. Johannsen (Hrsg.), The athlete’s brain: Neuronale Aspekte motorischer Kontrolle im Sport. 14th Conference of the dvs-Sektion Sportmotorik from March 5th to 7th in München (pp. 99-100). Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN: 978-3-88020-619-9 (Talk, Frank)

Collet, C., MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Campbell, M., McAvinue, L., Frank, C., de Vries, S., Di Rienzo, F., & Lebon, F. (2014). There’s more to an image than meets the eye: Psychophysiological indices of motor imagery. The Irish Psychologist, 41(1), S4-S5. (Proceedings of the 44th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland from November 12th to 15th in Kilkenny, Ireland; Symposium, MacIntyre: New Horizons in Motor Cognition: Advances in the Measurement of Motor Imagery; Talk, MacIntyre)

MacInytre, T., de Vries, S., Frank, C., Campbell, M., McAvinue, L., Moran, A., Vogt, S., Collet, C., Igou, E., & Guillot, A. (2014). New horizons in the measurement of imagery and action observation: What fits for whom? The Irish Psychologist, 41(1), S24-S25. (Proceedings of the 44th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland from November 12th to 15th in Kilkenny, Ireland; Symposium, MacIntyre: New Horizons in Motor Cognition: Advances in the Measurement of Motor Imagery; Talk, MacIntyre)

Vogt, S., McAvinue, L., MacInytre, T., Moran, A., Campbell, M., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., de Vries, S., & Frank, C. (2014). Multiple roles of motor imagery during action observation. The Irish Psychologist, 41(1), S39. (Proceedings of the 44th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland from November 12th to 15th in Kilkenny, Ireland; Symposium, MacIntyre: New Horizons in Motor Cognition: Advances in the Measurement of Motor Imagery; Talk, Vogt)

Simonsmeier, B., Frank, C., Schneider, M., & Gubelmann, H. (2014). Der Einfluss von Vorstellungstraining auf die Leistung und mentale Repräsentation des Rückschwungs in den Handstand bei 7-14 jährigen Turnerinnnen. In A. Menze-Sonneck, H. Richter, M. Pott-Klindworth, & T. Heinen (Hrsg.), Dimensionen des Bewegungslernens im Turnen. Annual Conference of the dvs-Kommission gymnastics from September 1st to 3rd in Hildesheim (pp. 10-11). Hildesheim: Uni-Press. (Talk, Simonsmeier)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2014). Just do it?! The influence of physical and mental practice on performance, mental representation, and the quiet eye in golf putting. In R. Frank, I. Nixdorf, F. Ehrlenspiel, A. Geipel, A. Mornell, & J. Beckmann (Hrsg.), Performing under pressure. Internationales und interdisziplinäres Symposium: 46th Annual Conference of the German Society for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 29th to 31st in München (p. 95).Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN: 978-3-88020-610-6 (Talk, Frank)

Frank, C., Land, W. M. & Schack, T. (2014). Perceptual-cognitive changes during skill acquisition: The influence of physical and mental practice on performance, mental representation structure, and the quiet eye in golf putting. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from Mai 15th to 16th in Brussels, Belgium. (Talk, Frank)

MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., McAvinue, L., Campbell, M., Igou, E., Vogt, S., de Vries, S. Foxe, J., & Frank, C. (2014). New paradigms and new directions in motor cognition: Eye-tracking as a validation of self-reported imagery experience. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from Mai 15th to 16th in Brussels, Belgium. (Talk, MacIntyre)

MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., McAvinue, L., Campbell, M., Igou, E., Vogt, S., de Vries, S. Foxe, J., & Frank, C. (2014). New paradigms and new directions in motor cognition: The role of dual-task methods in elucidating multisensory imagery processes. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from Mai 15th to 16th in Brussels, Belgium. (Talk, MacIntyre)

Frank, C., Essig, K., & Schack, T. (2013). Mental representation and mental practice: The influence of imagery rehearsal on representation structure, gaze behavior and performance. In T. Pfeiffer & K. Essig (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Solutions for Automatic Gaze Data Analysis (SAGA) (pp. 6-9) from October 24th to 25th in Bielefeld.  (Talk, Frank) (doi: 10.2390/biecoll-saga2013_2)

Vogel, L., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2013). Mental representation and virtual reality agents. Harmony and Excellence in Sport and Life.Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of Sport Psychology of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) from July 21th to 25th in Beijing, China. (Talk, Vogel)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2013). Behind the curtain: The influence of mental practice on the development of mental representation structure in early skill acquisition. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from May 9th to 10th in Dublin, Ireland. (Talk, Frank)

Frank, C., Vogel, L. & Schack, T. (2012). Mental imagery and mental representation ‑ How to use biological data on technical platforms. In A. G. Di Nuovo, V.M. De La Cruz, & D. Marocco (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Artificial Mental Imagery in Cognitive Systems and Robotics (pp. 27-30). 12th International Conference on Adaptive Behavior (SAB) on August 27th in Odense, Denmark. (Talk, Vogel)

Frank, C., Land, W. M. & Schack, T. (2012). Die Wirkung Mentalen Trainings auf die mentale Repräsentationsstruktur beim Fertigkeitserwerb. In M. Wegner, J.-P. Brückner, & S. Kratzenstein (Hrsg.), Sportpsychologische Kompetenz und Verantwortung. 44th Annual Conference of the German Association of Sport Psychology (asp) from May 17th to 19th in Kiel/ Oslo (p. 71)Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISSN: 14302225 (Talk, Frank)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2012). Veränderung der Struktur mentaler Repräsentationen durch Übung. In H. Wagner, C. Bohn, & N. Eden (Hrsg.), Neuromotion ‑ Aufmerksamkeit, Automatisierung, Adaption. 9th joint Conference of the dvs- Sektionen Biomechanik, Sportmotorik und Trainingswissenschaft from March 21st to 23rd in Münster (p. 103). Münster: Uni-Print Münster. ISBN: — (Talk, Frank)

Posters / Demos

Frank, C., de Kok, I., Hülsmann, F., Botsch, M., Kopp, S., & Schack, T. (2018). Virtual coaching: On the influence of memory-based and execution-based verbal feedback in a virtual training environment. Annual Meeting of the ‚Research on Imagery and Observation‘ (RIO) group from April 12th to 13th in Bielefeld. (Poster, Frank)

Kim, T., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2018). The effect of different training schedule of action observation and motor imagery on the perceptual-cognitive performance. 8th Congress of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology (ASPASP) from June, 29th to July, 3rd in Daegu, Korea. (Poster, Kim)

Kim, T., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2018). The effect of different training schedules of action observation and motor imagery on the changes in mental representation structure, cognitive and skill performance. Annual Meeting of the ‚Research on Imagery and Observation‘ (RIO) group from April 12th to 13th in Bielefeld. (Poster, Kim)

de Kok, I., Hülsmann, F., Waltemate, T., Frank, C., Hough, J., Pfeiffer, T., Schlangen, D., et al. (2017). The Intelligent Coaching Space: A Demonstration. Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA) from August 27th to 30th in Stockholm, Sweden (pp. 105-108). (Demo, de Kok)

* Kim, T., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2017). Mental representation and cognitive training: The influence of combined training of action observation and motor imagery on the changes in perceptual-cognitive and skill performance. 13th Conference of the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology (ENYSSP) from Oktober 5th to 7th in Bratislava, Slovakia. [Award: ENYSSP Young Investigator Award for poster presentation, 1st prize] (Poster, Kim)

d’Aquino, A., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2017).Similar gaze metrics underlie visual-tracking behavior during motor execution and motor imagery for manual interception. Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of Sport Psychology of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) from July 10th to 14th in Seville, Spain (p. 137). (Poster, d‘Aquino)

Kim, T., Schack, T., & Frank, C. (2017). The effect of combined training of action observation and motor imagery on the development of mental representation structure, cognitive performance, and skill performance. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from May 18th to 19th in Roehampton, United Kingdom. (Poster, Kim)

Frank, C., de Kok, I., Senna, I., Waltemate, T., Huelsmann, F., Pfeiffer, T., Ernst, M., Kopp, S., Botsch, M., Schack, T. (2016). Latency, sensorimotor feedback and virtual agents: Feedback channels for motor learning using the ICSPACE platform. Virtual Environments: Current Topics in Psychological Research (VECTOR) Workshop from July 27th to 29th in Tübingen. (Poster, Frank)

Hülsmann, F., Waltemate, T., Pfeiffer, T., Frank, C., Schack, T., Botsch, M., & Kopp, S. (2016). The ICSPACE Platform: A Virtual Reality Setup for Experiments in Motor Learning. Virtual Environments: Current Topics in Psychological Research (VECTOR) Workshop from July 27th to 29th in Tübingen. (Poster, Hülsmann)

Kim, T., Frank, C., & Schack, T. (2016). Mental representation and cognitive intervention: A systematic comparison on the effects of action observation and motor imagery on the development of mental representation structure and skill performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87, S97. (Poster, Kim) (doi: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1213610)

Linstromberg, G.-L., Hennig, L., Heinen, T., Schack, T., & Frank, C. (2016). Joint action imagery: The influence of mental practice on the functional structuring of tactical skill representations in skilled futsal players. Research Quarterly in Sport and Exercise, 87, S102-S103. (Poster, Frank) (doi: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1213610)

Schack, T., Land, W. M., & Frank, C. (2016). Scaffolding in motor learning: The influence of different types of practice on action representation, gaze behavior and performance. Jahrestagung der North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) 15. bis 18. Juni in Montréal, Canada. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 37, S106. (Poster, Schack)

Linstromberg, G.-L., Hennig, L., Heinen, T., Schack, T., & Frank, C. (2016). Joint action imagery: Zum Einfluss von Vorstellungstraining auf die Repräsentation von Taktiken im Futsal. In B. Halberschmidt, D. Dreiskämper, T. Utesch, M. Tietjens, K. Staufenbiel, L. Schücker, M. Kolb, S. Querfurth, S. Mentzel, A. Hill, C. Raue, & B. Strauß (Hrsg.), Spitzenleistungen und Sportpsychologie: Der Weg zu Olympia. 48th Annual Conference of the German Association for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 5th to 7th in Münster  (p. 132)(Poster, Frank)

Frank, C., Senna, I., Hülsmann, F.,  Ernst, M., Botsch, M., Kopp, S., & Schack, T. (2016). Imagery and observation research in virtual reality environments. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from April 6th to 7th in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Poster, Frank)

Linstromberg, G.-L., Hennig, L., Heinen, T., Schack, T., & Frank, C. (2016). Joint action imagery: Enhancing tactical skill representations in futsal players by way of a cognitive general imagery intervention. Annual Meeting of the ‘Research on Imagery and Observation’ (RIO) group from April 6th to 7th in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Poster, Frank)

de Kok, I., Hough, J., Frank, C., Schlangen, D., & Kopp, S. (2014). Dialogue structure of coaching sessions. SemDial 2014 ‑ DialWatt. 18. Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics in Dialogue from September 1st to 3rd in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. (Poster, de Kok/ Hough)

Wenske, K., Frank, C., Velentzas, K., & Schack, T. (2014). Weitsprungtraining mit Köpfchen: Der Einfluss eines Vorstellungstrainings auf die mentale Repräsentation und praktische Ausführung. In R. Frank, I. Nixdorf, F. Ehrlenspiel, A. Geipel, A. Mornell, & J. Beckmann (Hrsg.), Performing under pressure. Internationales und interdisziplinäres Symposium: 46th Annual Conference of the German Association for Sport Psychology (asp) from May 29th to 31st in München (p. 219)Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN: 9783880206106 (Poster, Wenske)

* Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2013). Behind the curtain: The influence of practice on the development of mental representation structure in early skill acquisition. The Development of Expertise and Excellence in Applied Sport Psychology. Proceedings of the Conference of Sport Psychology of the Fédération Europénne de Psychologie des Sports et des Activités Corporelles (FEPSAC) (p. 20) from May 18th to 19th in Paris, France. [Award: FEPSAC Young Investigator Award for poster presentation, 4th prize] (Poster, Frank)

Frank, C., Land, W. M., & Schack, T. (2012). Veränderung der Struktur mentaler Repräsentationen beim Fertigkeitserwerb. In R. Riemann, 48th Congress of the German Association of Psychology (DGPs) from September 23th to 27th in Bielefeld (p. 16). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers. ISBN: 9783899678291 (Poster, Frank)

Lex, H., Frank, C., Knoblauch, A., & Schack, T. (2011). Individualisierte kognitive Diagnostik im Golf. In K. Hottenrott, O. Stoll & R. Wollny (Hrsg.), Kreativität, Innovation, Leistung. 20th University day of the German Association for sport science (dvs) from September 21st to 23rd in Halle-Wittenberg (p. 300). Hamburg: Feldhaus. ISBN:9783880205710 (Poster, Lex)

Miscellanea

Theses

Frank, C. (2014). Mental representation and learning in complex action: A perceptual-cognitive view on mental and physical practice (PhD thesis, Dr. rer. nat.). Universität Bielefeld. (link)

Frank, C. (2007). Mentales Training. Anwendung im Leistungssport (Master thesis/ Magisterarbeit, M. A.). Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.

Talks and posters 

Frank, C. (2017). Intelligent Coaching: Neurocognitive diagnostics and individualized feedback. Talk on the work package ‘Coaching’ during the 3rd interdisciplinary milestone workshop of the large scale project ‘Intelligent Coaching Space’ at CITEC on July 27th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2017). Handlung, Repräsentation und Lernen in (Inter-)Aktion. Invited Talk of the Bielefeld School of Education (BiSEd) on July 20th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2016). Intelligent coaching ‑ Next steps. Talk on the work package ‘Coaching’ during the 2nd interdisciplinary milestone workshop of the large scale project ‘Intelligent Coaching Space’ at CITEC on February 11th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2015). Modular architecture of intelligent coaching. Talk on the work package ‘Coaching’ during the 1st interdisciplinary milestone workshop of the large scale project ‘Intelligent Coaching Space’ at CITEC on February 13th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2014). Mental representation and learning in complex action: A perceptual-cognitive view on mental and physical practice. Talk on the doctoral thesis on December 10th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2013). Auf dem Weg hin zu menschenähnlichen Robotern: Einblick in den Kopf des Menschen beim Bewegungslernen. Poster at the Science Fair on November 21st in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2013). Behind the curtain: The influence of mental practice on the development of mental representation structure in early skill acquisition. Talk at the CITEC grad school colloquium on April 29th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2011). Changes in mental representation structure of a complex movement in early skill acquisition. Talk at the CITEC grad school colloquium on December 12th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2011). Mental representation and mental practice: Individualizing imagery rehearsal to optimize performance. Talk at the CITEC grad school colloquium on January 31st in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. (2011). Mental representation and mental practice: Individualizing imagery rehearsal to optimize performance. Talk at the Neurokognition and Action – Biomechanics research group colloquium January 18th in Bielefeld.

Other contributions

Frank, C. (2014). Mentales Training im Sportunterricht: Bewegungslernen durch Vorstellungstraining unterstützen!? Invited Workshop on the Day of physical education on September 24th in Bielefeld.

Frank, C. & Philippen, P. (2011). Die Zukunft der Sportpsychologie: Herausforderungen, Ideen, Wege. Eine Widmung der besonderen Art. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 18(2), 117.

Heinen, T. & Frank, C. (2010). Für Forscher und Praktiker: Erfassung psychologischer Fertigkeiten. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 17(2), 63.