Zalpour, Christoff

Zalpour, Christoff

Professor Dr. med. Christoff Zalpour


Professor for Physiotherapy

University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück/Germany




A.    Personal Information


Date of Birth:             9-3-63           

Place of Birth:           Osnabrück/Germany                                 



B.    Higher education and professional experience


Since 2003                  Denomination as Professor for Physiotherapy at the University of

Applied Sciences Osnabrück

1999 – 2003                Physicians work in rehabilitation and occupational medicine

1995 – 1999                Head of the School for Physiotherapy DAA Münster


Academic degrees:

2001                            PhD on “Dietary L-Aginine Suplementation reduces Platelet

Aggregation in Hypercholesterolemic Humans” (magna cum laude)

1995                            Graduation from Medical School



C.    Professional Activities (selection)

·       Director of Institut für angewandte Physiotherapie und Osteopathie (INAP/O) at the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück (

·       Scientific Director of INMOVE (

·       Director of the MotionLab (

·       PI of the research group MusicPhysioAnalysis (



D.    Research Interests


- Patient Care, Professional Autonomy

- Musicians Health

- Occupational Health/workplace health promotion


E.    Metrics

Editor/author of several textbooks (e.g. Anatomy & Physiology for Physiotherapists; Encyclopedia of Physiotherapy...) and more than 100 publications (see:

> 4 Million € competitive grant-funding (third party: e.g. AGIP, BMBF, DAAD, DFG, EFRE, Robert-Bosch-Stiftung...)