Prof. Dr. med. Heinz Lohrer Honorary Professor and Lecturer at the University of Freiburg i. Breisgau. Education: 1976-1982 Studies of Medical Science at the University of Freiburg; 1983-1988 Residency in orthopaedic medicine; 1988 Approval: Medical Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery; 1997 Approval: Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine. 2009 Appointed Honorary Professor and Lecturer at the University of Freiburg. Professional activities: 1989-1995 Director of the Orthopaedic Department of the Institute for Sports Medicine in Frankfurt. Since 1995 Medical Director of the Institute for Sports Medicine Frankfurt. Since 1989 Medical Head of the Olympiastützpunkt Hessen and since 1991 Head team physician of the German Gymnastics Federation. 1987?2010 Team physician of the German Athletic Federation. 1992-2000 Olympic team physician for the German Olympic Teams in Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney. Scientific activities: International Associate Editor of Foot Ankle International. Editorial Advisory Board Member of The Open Orthopaedics Journal. Editorial Board Member of World Journal of Orthopedics. Member of the Scientific Committee of the German Sports Medicine Federation. Author and co-author of about 65 PubMed-listed scientific publications. About 20 scientific lectures per year at national and international conferences. Board Member of Olympischer Spitzensport German Gymnastics Federation.