Hugo Rothstein (28 August 1810 Erfurt - 28 March 1865 Erfurt) was a Prussian officer, writer, educator and gymnast. He traveled to Sweden to investigate Swedish gymnastics, and introduced it into Prussian military and civil physical training programs. He was a severe critic of the Turners and their German system of gymnastics.
- Carl Euler (1889), "Rothstein, Hugo", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German) 29, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 376–379
- Fred Eugene Leonard (1923). A Guide to the History of Physical Education. Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger. pp. 122–123.
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