[Historical development of sports orthopedics].

@article{Engelhardt2001HistoricalDO,
  title={[Historical development of sports orthopedics].},
  author={Martin Engelhardt and Birgit Habermann and Michael Andre Rauschmann and Johannes Mortier},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={768-75}
}
The history of German sports medicine was decisively influenced by the surgeon August Bier at the beginning of the twentieth century. Initially, general medical and physiological problems were emphasized. Individual treatment of injured athletes played an increasing role at the end of last century. Operative treatment of injured athletes and earlier… CONTINUE READING