Clinical Sports Medicine

Clinical Sports Medicine


By (author) Peter Brukner, By (author) Karim QC Khan

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  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • Format: Hardback | 820 pages
  • Dimensions: 187mm x 248mm x 42mm | 1,832g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2001
  • ISBN 10: 0074706519
  • ISBN 13: 9780074706510
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: forms

Product description

Sports is an activity that consumes the lives of professional and amateur athletes, but also touches the lives of many others who play for leisure. Preventing, diagnosing and managing sports injuries and maintaining body health for sports is not limited to the sporting elite, but affects a wide cross-section of the population. "Clinical Sports Medicine" is a complete practical guide to sports medicine, covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries.

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Author information

Peter Brukner, MB BS, DRCOG, FACSM, FACSP, FASMF, is Medical Director of the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, Melbourne, Australia and Australian Team Physician at the Olympic Games in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney, 2000. Karim Khan, MD, PhD, FACSP, FSMA, FACSM, Dip Sport Med, is Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, Consultant at the Allan McGavin SPorts Medicine Centre, and a Sports Physician at the Olympic Games, Sydney 2000.

Table of contents

Fundamental principles; regional problems; enhancing sport performance; special groups of participants; management of medical problems; practical sports medicine.