Prof. Lothar Schwarz, MD

Prof. Lothar Schwarz, MD
Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine
Saarland University
Campus, Bldg. B8 2, Room 1.01
66123 Saarbrücken
Phone: +49 (0) 681 302 3739
Fax Number: +49 (0) 681 302 4615

Academic Director
Area of Expertise: General Medicine
Specialities: Sports Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Acupuncture


Scientific Areas of Interest

  • Physical performance testing/training prescriptions
  • Preventive medicine, workplace health promotion
  • Occupational medicine (company medical doctor Saarland University)


Sports Medical Consultancy Positions

  • President of the Sports Medicine Association, Saarland and member of the Saarland Sports Association (LSVS) (1991-2015)
  • Head of medicine within the German Triathlot Union (DTU) and team doctor of the German Triathlon national team (2003-2015)
  • Member of the commission Medicine and Anti-Doping of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and head of medicine at several triathlon World Cups 
  • Medical doctor in the German Athletics Association Mitarbeitender (DLV)
  • Medical doctor of the German Olympic team at the Olympics 2008 in Peking and 2012 in London
  • Medical consultancy for the Olympic Training Centre Rheinland-Pfalz/Saarland
  • Professor at the University of Applied Sciences (DHfPG) in Saarbrücken
  • Lecturer for Sports Medicine at the Damp Academy (2008-2014)
  • Reviewer 'Sports Medicine' within theSaarland General Medical Council 


  • 2011 Sports Medicin doctor of the year in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, awarded by the Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sport Medicine