Prof. Dr. Heiner Baur


Prof. Dr. Heiner Baur Leiter aF&E Physiotherapie

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Fachbereich Physiotherapie
    Stadtbachstrasse 64
    3012 Bern


  • Leitung aF&E Physiotherapie

  • Neuromuscular Control of the Lower Extremity

  • Clinical Biomechanics

  • Training Therapy

  • Movement Analysis


  • BSc Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • MSc Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • BSc Sport Science, University of Bern

  • MSc Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern

  • Including: Clinical Biomechanics, Movement Analysis, Neuromuscular Control, Prevention & Therapy of Sport Injuries, Research Ethics


  • Heiner Baur, (PD Dr. phil.) studied Sports Science with a special focus on Movement Science at the University of Tübingen, Germany. He completed his Ph.D in 2005 (University of Freiburg, Germany) and received the Venia Legendi for Sports Science in 2014 from the University of Potsdam, Germany and in 2018 from the University of Bern, Switzerland. He currently serves as the head of physiotherapy research at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy in Bern, Switzerland.
  • 2018 Head of Physiotherapy Research Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
  • 2011 - 2018 Head of Movement Laboratory Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
  • 2006 - 2010 Head of Functional Diagnostics University of Potsdam, University Outpatient Clinic, Sports Medicine & Sports Orthopaedics
  • 2002 - 2006 Research Associate University Hospital Freiburg, Medical Clinic, Rehabilitative and Preventive Sports Medicine
  • 2001 - 2002 Research Associate University Hospital Tübingen, Medical Clinic, Sports Medicine
  • 2018 (Um)Habilitation, Venia Docendi for Sport Science University of Bern (D)
  • 2006 - 2014 Habilitation, Venia Legendi for Sport Science University of Potsdam (D)
  • 2001 - 2005 Ph.D University of Freiburg im Breisgau (D)
  • 2012 - 2013 CAS “Applied Research and Development and Knowledge & Technology Transfer Management” (Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH)
  • 2010 - 2012 CAS “Academic Teaching & University Education“ (University of Potsdam, D)




Busch A, Henle P, Boesch L, Blasimann A, Baur H. Neuromuscular control in patients with acute ACL injury during stair ascent – a pilot study.

Baur H, Busch A, Boesch L, Schmidt A, Henle P, Blasimann A. Changes in reflex activity of the hamstring muscles in the course of rehabilitation after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) [Veränderungen der Reflexaktivität der Hamstring-Muskulatur im Verlauf der Rehabilitation nach Ruptur des vorderen Kreuzbandes (VKB); German]

Sprachen- und Länderkenntnisse

  • Deutsch
  • Englisch