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Doctor of Medicine Tanja Engels
Specialist for General Medicine,
Sport Medicine and Preventive Medicine

General medicine and medical care related to sports of all types, both recreational and professional

Interview by SWR "SWR1 Leute":

Guest: Dr. Tanja Engels
Moderator: Stefan Siller
Broadcast on September 13, 2005

Part 1 | MP3 | 7.198 KB | 07:29 min
Part 2 | MP3 | 10.183 KB | 10:36 min
Part 3 | MP3 | 9.941 KB | 10:21 min

  • Born 1960 in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 4 children (1984, 1986, 1988, 1990)
  • Medical studies in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Doctorate at the orthopaedic University Clinic Schlierbach/Heidelberg
  • Activities related to Sports Medicine and training at the Olympics Center Rhein-Neckar in Heidelberg, including consultation for performance diagnostics and training plans for the German national wrestling, boxing, weightlifting, and track and field teams
  • Recognition as Specialist for General Medicine with additional competence in Sports Medicine
  • Certified by the German Society for Sports Medicine and Prevention (DGSP) and recommended in the area of performance diagnostics
  • Independent practice since 1993, since 2006 private pratice for Sport, Preventive, and General Medicine
  • Former member of the German national swimming team
  • Active long-distance swimmer, recreational jogger
  • Repeated Master European und Master World Champion, most recently at the XIII FINA World Masters Championships 2010 in Goeteborg (400m Free Style and 3000m Open Water)
  • Book author, "Optimal Training" (in German, Suedwest-Verlag)
  • Journalistic activities for numerous professional and sport magazines and journals

In addition:

  • Doctor for the regional sport association
  • Member of the Board for the Sport Association of Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
  • Advisory Board Member in the Board of Trustees for Women and Healthy Living
  • Member of the German Society for Sports Medicine and Prevention (DGSP)
  • Member of the Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS)
  • German Olympics Centers partner

Doctor of Medicine Tanja Engels
Specialist for General Medicine, Sports Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Bismarckstraße 53 : 74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany : Tel: (+49) 7142-21727 : Fax: (+49) 7142-21715