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The German Journal of Sports Medicine is directed to translational science and clinical practice of Sports Medicine and its adjacent fields, which investigate the influence of physical activity, exercise, training and sports, as well as a lack of exercise affecting healthy people and patients of all age-groups. It addresses implications for prevention, diagnosis, therapy, rehabilitation and physical training as well as the entire Sports Medicine and research in sports science, physiology and biomechanics.

The Journal is the leading and most widely read German journal in the field of Sports Medicine. Readers are physicians, physiologists and sports scientists as well as physiotherapists, coaches, sport managers, and athletes. The journal offers to the scientific community online open access to its scientific content and online communication platform.

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Cover Heft Sportmedizin 01/2014

Heft 01/2014 | Issue 1/2014

Oncology and Physical Activity
Onkologie und Bewegung

  • Oncology and Physical Activity
  • Epidemiologic Studies of Physical Activity and Primary Prevention of Cancer
  • Exercise Interventions in Pediatric Oncology
  • Sedentarism – A Health-Detrimental Behaviour
  • Resistance Training as Supportive Therapy in Oncology
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Heft 2/2014 | Issue 2/2014

Olympic Sports Medicine
Olympische Sportmedizin

  • We need Olympic Games!
  • Doping and Ergogenic Substance Use in Fitness Sports
  • The Use of Medication Especially Non-Steroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) in Elite Sports
  • Soccer and Gender Effects of Groin Pain
  • Measurement of Coaches Burnout: Reliability and Validity of Three Burnout Questionnaires
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pathways of Athletes With Suspected Myocarditis – a Register Study
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Orthopädie und Sport Heft 03/2014

Heft 3/2014 | Issue 3/2014

Orthopedics and Sports
Orthopädie und Sport

  • 20 Years Ago – First Common Meeting of FIMS and WHO
  • Ankle Injuries and Prevention Strategies in German Youth Basketball
  • Do Exist Sex Differences in Injury Rate in Sport Climbing?
  • Complaints of the Musculoskeletal System of Dragon Boaters Compared to Those of Kayakers
  • Stabilisation of the Proximal Tibiofibular Joint with Gracilis Tendon Plastic according to Maffulli in Chronic Instability
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Kardiologie, Heft 04/2014

Heft 4/2014 | Issue 4/2014


  • Special Position of Sport – Actually Why?
  • Limitation of Exercise Capacity and Training in Chronic Heart Failure
  • Echocardiographic Evidence of the Cardiac Stress of Competing in Ultra-Endurance Exercise
  • Body Composition and Motor Performance of Overweight Children on the Basis of the APV-Data
  • Exercise Induced Left Bundle Branch Block in a Young Male Inline-Hockeyplayer
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Sportwissenschaft Heft 05/2014

Heft 5/2014 | Issue 5/2014

Sports Sciences

  • Olympia – No Question of If but of When and How
  • Effects of High Versus Low Exercise Intensity on Endurance Capacity in Untrained Males – the RUSH Study
  • Increased Metabolism while Standing with Unstable Shoe Construction
  • The Influence of Professional Sport on Flexibility in Adulthood
  • Attitudes Towards Physical Activitiy and Exercise Participiation - a Comparison of Healthy-Weight and Obese Adolescents
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DZSM Heft 06/0214

Heft 6/2014 | Issue 6/2014

Clinical Sports Medicine
Klinische Sportmedizin

  • Elite Sports and Health – a „Culture of Risk“
  • General Fatigue and Joint Position Sense in Male Elite Handball Players
  • Physical Activity Assessment – a Comparison between IPAQ-SF and SenseWear Pro Armband
  • Race Track Trauma Life Support – a Concept for Pre-Hospital Emergency Care of Severely Injured Race Drivers
  • Nonoarside-Arm Pull to Increase the Propulsion in Sweep Oar Rowing
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Heft 7-8/2014 | Issue 7-8/2014

45th Congress of German Sports Medicine in Frankfurt/Main
45. Deutscher Sportärztekongress in Frankfurt am Main

Congress President
Professor Andreas Nieß, MD

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Cover 09/2014

Heft 9/2014 | Issue 9/2014


  • Prevention and Therapy of Soccer Injuries
  • Sports Injuries in Childhood and Adolescence. Data of the European Injury Database (IDB) for Injury Prevention
  • Injuries in Youth Sports: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Prevention
  • Reproducibility of Local Muscle Fatigue of the Ankle Dorsiflexors and Plantar Flexors
  • Severe Injuries in Horseback Riding
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DZSM 10/2014

Heft 10/2014 | Issue 10/2014

Anti Doping

  • Specialist in Sports Medicine?
  • Xenon Misuse in Sports – Increase of Hypoxia-Inducible Factors and Erythropoietin, or Nothing but „Hot Air“?
  • In Search of Efficient Detection Methods for Doping – Transcriptomic Research
  • The Performed Medicinal Products Act – A Model of Success in the Fight Against Doping in Sports
  • Doping in Sports: West-Austrian Sport Teachers’ and Coaches’ Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior
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Heft 11/2014 | Issue 11/2014

Oncology and Sports
Onkologie und Sport

  • Concerted Efforts in Exercise Therapy for Onkological Patients are Necessary
  • Physiologic and Molecular Mechanisms Linking Endurance and Resistance Training with Effects for Cancer Patients
  • Recommendations for Assessment Methods for Exercise Trials with Cancer Patients
  • Reliability of a 5-Repetition Maximum Strength Test in Recreational Athletes
  • Motor Skills and Weight Status of First Graders – Results of Regional Health Screenings
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DZSM - Ausgabe 12/2014

Heft 12/2014 | Issue 12/2014

Standards of Sports Medicine
Standards der Sportmedizin

  • Standards of Sports Medicine
  • The Physiological Hypertrophy of the Heart
  • Vaccinations in Athletes
  • Epstein Barr Virus Infections
  • Monitoring of Hydration in Sports
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