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Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss

Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss, Prof MD MA FESC Full Professor of Sports Medicine Director of Sports and Exercise Medicine Department of Sport, Exercise and Health University of Basel, Switzerland

Scientific focus

Physical activity and cardio-vascular health in individuals with and without chronic disease. Special focus on vascular structure and function of large arterial system.

Academic appointments

1992 – 2009 Internship, Fellowship and Registrar for Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine at German Army Hospital Ulm and Universities of Freiburg and Munich

1990 – 2008 Chief physician of the German National Swimming Team, participation in Olympic Games in Athens and Bejing

2009 Director of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Basel

2012 Medical Director University Sports Medicine Clinic

Scientific Memberships

Since 2002 Member Scientific Board of German Society of Sports Medicine and Prevention (DGSP)

Since 2008 Member Working Group Peripheral Circulation, ESC

Since 9/2011 Executive Board Member DeGAG (Society of Arterial Stiffness, Germany- Austria-Switzerland)

Since 2013 Member Working Group Arterial stiffness, German Society of Hypertension, Since 2013 Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

Since 2013 Editorial Board Member of “Sports”

Since 2014 Associate Editor of “Atherosclerosis” Nucleus Member EACPR section “Exercise Basic & Translational Research”


>90 international scientific publications listed in pubmed

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