Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Tim Meyer

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Tim Meyer
Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine
Saarland University
Campus, Building B8 2, Room 0.07
66123 Saarbrücken
Phone: +49 (0) 681 302 70400
Fax Number: +49 (0) 681 302 4296

Scientific Areas of Interest

  • Sports medicine, exercise physiology, internal medicine
  • Medical aspects of football (soccer)
  • Gas exchange measurements during exercise
  • Longitudinal studies to optimize preventive training
  • Sport as a therapy of chronic diseases
  • Exercise-induced fatigue and recovery processes


Functions and Positions

  • Team doctor of the German national football team
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Editor (together with Franco Impellizzeri) of the regular special issue of the Journal of Sports Science: "Science and Medicine in Football"
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Sports Medicine - Open
  • Associate Editor (Clinical Sports Medicine) of the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  • Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Member of the Medical Committee of the German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB)
  • Chairman of the Medical Committee of UEFA (Union des associations européennes de football)
  • Chair of the Sports Medicine Committee of the German Football Federation (DFB; Deutscher Fußball Bund)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the German Association of Sports and Preventive Medicine
  • LOL General Medical Officer of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011
  • Saarlandbotschafter