Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention (Paperback)
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Short Description for Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention Comprehensive -- covers the full spectrum of the rehabilitation process. Evidence-based -- including the latest research on all aspects of rehabilitation. Sport specific case studies will apply the underlying theory using real life examples across a variety of sports .
- Published: 13 July 2010
- Format: Paperback 548 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780470985632 ISBN 10: 0470985631
- Sales rank: 198,681
Full description for Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
Thistextprovides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field.It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes. Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee. Key features: Comprehensive . Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. Practical and relevant. Explores numerous real world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes to show how to apply the theory in practice. Cutting Edge. Presents the latest research findings in each area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.