Visually impaired students collaborate on technical innovations for physical education classes

In the Sparkling Science project "Smart Sport Assistance", students with and without visual impairments work together with researchers to jointly develop technical innovations, so-called assistance systems, to enable visually impaired children and young people to participate more easily in sports lessons.

Univ.-Prof. Arnold Baca from the Center for Sports Science and University Sports leads the project and talks in an interview about the research activities and first experiences (in German). He addresses the following questions:

  • What is the "Smart Sport Assistance" project about?
  • Are there already initial ideas for assistance systems?
  • What has been your best experience in the project so far?
  • How can citizen science, the involvement of citizens in the research process, strengthen trust in science?
  • In three words: What means Sparkling Science 2.0 to you?

Thank you very much for the interview! We wish you much success with your project in the future.

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