Thomas Rieger

Chairman EHFA standards council
Dortmund, Germany

Dr Thomas Rieger is the Chairman of the Standards Council of the European Health & Fitness Association. He holds a Doctoral Degree in Social Sciences with a specialization in Sport Science (German PhD-equivalent) from the University of Tübingen and a Master Degree in Public Health. In 2007 he was appointed as a Professor of Sport Management at the Business and Information Technology School - BiTS (Laureate International Universities). At BiTS University he is leader of the Bachelor Programme in Sport & Event Management and the Master Programme International Sport & Event Management. He served as Visiting Professor at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and the European University Cyprus in Nicosia. In 2003 he received the distinguished AOK Award from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Bielefeld for his excellent achievements in Health Sciences. Before entering academia in 2006 he gained more than six years of work experience in the fitness industry, especially in the fields of fitness marketing and quality management.

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Dr Thomas Rieger is the Chairman of the Standards Council of the European Health & Fitness Association. He holds a Doctoral Degree in Social Sciences with a specialization in Sport Science (German PhD-equivalent) from the University of Tübingen and a Master Degree in Public Health. In 2007 he was appointed as a Professor of Sport Management at the Business and Information Technology School - BiTS (Laureate International Universities). At BiTS University he is leader of the Bachelor Programme in Sport & Event Management and the Master Programme International Sport & Event Management. He served as Visiting Professor at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and the European University Cyprus in Nicosia.
In 2003 he received the distinguished AOK Award from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Bielefeld for his excellent achievements in Health Sciences. Before entering academia in 2006 he gained more than six years of work experience in the fitness industry, especially in the fields of fitness marketing and quality management.

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