Editorial Board

The Publication Committe elects the Editor-in-Chief, the Editor-in-Chief elects Editors and the Scientific Board:

The Editor-in-Chief elects the editors and proposes the members for the Scientific Board. The Board of Directors appoints other editors and board members on the recommendation of the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief acts independently in accordance with the Journal's editorial policy, which is proposed and adopted by the Journal's Board of Directors and approved by the Publication Committee.

The Publication Committee holds all publication rights and has a contract with the current publisher, which acts as the de facto publisher for the association. The members of the association elect a board of directors to serve as the publication body and oversee the editorial work.



Jürgen M. Steinacker, MD, Professor of Medicine

University Ulm
Division of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine
Leimgrubenweg 14
89075 Ulm, GERMANY

Phone:+49 731 500 45301
Fax:+49 731 500 45303




Scientific Editors

Andreas Nieß, MD, Professor of Medicine

Medical Director
Department for Sports Medicine
Medical Clinic
University Hospital Tübingen
Hoppe-Seyler-Strasse 6
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY


Phone:+49 7071 29 86493
Fax:+49 7071 29 5162


Holger Schmitt, MD, Professor of Medicine

Sports Orthopaedics - Sports Traumatology
Hip and Knee Surgery
ATOS Clinik Heidelberg
Bismarckstrasse 9 - 15
69115 Heidelberg, GERMANY      

Phone:+49 6221 98 31 80
Fax:+49 6221 98 31 89


Karsten Hollander, MD, PhD, Professor of Sports Medicine

MSH Medical School Hamburg 
University of Applied Sciences and Medical University
Am Kaiserkai 1 
20457 Hamburg, GERMANY

Phone:+49 40 36 122 640 
Fax:+49 40 36 122 6430

Junior Editors

Christian Brinkmann, PhD, Professor (FH), PD

German Sport University Cologne
Institute of Cardiology and Sports Medicine
Dept. I - Preventative and Rehabilitative Sports and Performance Medicine
Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
50933 Köln, GERMANY


Department Fitness & Health
IST Hochschule Düsseldorf, GERMANY



Susanne Kobel, Dr. biol.hum., PD

Program „Komm mit in das gesunde Boot“
University Ulm
Division of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine
Leimgrubenweg 14
89075 Ulm, GERMANY



Karsten Königstein, MD

Rehabilitative und Regenerative Sports Medicin
Department for Sports, Activity and Health
University of Basel
Mittlere Allee 18
4052 Basel, SWITZERLANDk.koenigstein@unibas.ch



Patrick Müller, Dr. rer. medic.

Neuroprotection Lab
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) within the Helmholtz Association
c/o University Hospital Magdeburg
Leipziger Straße 44
39120 Magdeburg, GERMANY