Medical Care in professional Sports

Dr. Karl-Heinz Kristen has been offering medical care for professional sporting events and teams for many years, such as the Snowboarding World Cup, the Junior Sailing Worldcup, the Freestyle-, Surf- and Kite Worldcup, the International Kyokushin Championships (Full Contact Karate) and the Austrian Athletic Team. Overview
  • Chief of the Medical Team – FIS Snowboard World championship 2003 Austria/Kreischberg
  • Team doctor of the ISF (International Snowboard Federation) 1995 – 1999
  • Orthopedic counsel of the Manhattan Fitness Center Vienna since 1994
  • Accompanying doctor of skiing retreats for diabetic children 1990 and 1991
  • • Since 1990: team doctor of the Austrian Track and Field Association – Indoor World Championship Sevillia 1991, Junior European Championship Saloniki 1992, Junior World Championship Seoul 1992, Junior European Championship Lubiana 1998, Junior World Championship Chile 2000
  • • 1987 – 1990: Medical consultant Windsurf-Speed World Cup