About the author

Jerry Medernach (curriculum vitae) is a scientific researcher at the Institute of Exercise Training and Sports Informatics of the German Sports University in Cologne. He began his sports studies in Cologne in 2006 and accomplished his Ph.D. in 2015. His current research focuses on the cognitive decision-making processes in indoor bouldering. He furthermore works as sports teacher, climbing coach, and route setter. Jerry started climbing in the year 2002, was a member of the German National Climbing Team NRW and managed to climb routes up to 8b + routes. Sharing his knowledge as a scientist and climbing coach has always played a key role in his life. If you have any questions to the author, feel free to contact him here.