Dr. Hans-Dietrich Harre worked as a professor at the German University of
Physical Culture (DHfK) in Leipzig for many years where he also headed the
commission for “General Theory and Methodology of Competitive Sports” of the
Institute of Training Theory and Kinesiology.
As a researcher, Dr. Harre contributed greatly to the development of a “General
Theory of Training”. In, addition, his work included the education of coaches,
sports clinicians and scientists as well as research with competitive endurance
athletes in sports such as Olympic rowing and kayaking.