Jürgen Michael STEINACKER, Dr med, Ph.D., Dr h.c., is Professor of Medicine at the
The division provides outpatient care in cardiology and general sports medicine and rehabilitation services for cardiac and cancer patients, a Physiology and Performance Centre for top athletes and a Molecular Muscle Biology Laboratory. Focus is also on large epidemiological projects: “Join the healthy boat”, funded by the Baden-Württemberg Trust deals with physical activity and healthy life style in primary school children in the state of Baden-Württemberg, currently 3000 teachers and 70.000 children.
Among others, he is Chair of the European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine, Chief Editor of the German Journal of Sports Medicine; past Member of the Health, Medical and Research Committee, World Anti-Doping-Agency (WADA) and vice chair of the Scientific Committee of the German Society of Sports Medicine. He has published 219 original and review papers in peer reviewed journals and many other contributions, h-index=31, he is Editor of 13 books or special editions.