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The cornerstone text on sports and exercise medicine

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine is the world-leading title in sports and exercise medicine, providing an authoritative foundation for clinicians and students. This complete practical guide to physiotherapy and musculoskeletal medicine covers all aspects of diagnosis and contemporary management of sports-related injuries.

This fifth edition has been expanded to accommodate a much higher level of evidence-based content. It reflects the huge amount of new research and significant changes in thinking since the fourth edition was published.
For this volume, Injuries, all chapters have been comprehensively updated by sports physiotherapists and sports physicians at the top of their fields from around the world.

There are more than 300 new figures and tables, as well as six new chapters including
* Training programming and prescription
* Return to play
* Pain: the clinical aspects

An ebook with linked masterclass videos is also available. For details go to
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1104 pages
  • 208 x 257 x 46mm | 2,427g
  • Australia
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 1743761384
  • 9781743761380
  • 39,392

Table of contents

1 Sports and exercise medicine: the team approach
2 Integrating evidence into shared decision making with patients
3 Sports injuries: acute
4 Sports injuries: overuse
5 Pain: why and how does it hurt?
6 Pain: the clinical aspects
7 Beware: conditions that masquerade as sports injuries
8 Introduction to clinical biomechanics
9 Biomechanical aspects of injury in specific sports
10 Training programming and prescription
11 Core stability
12 Preventing injury
13 Recovery: the science and the art
14 Clinical assessment: moving from rote to rational and rigorous
15 How to make the diagnosis: tips for better history taking, physical examination and investigation
16 Patient-reported outcome measures in sports medicine
17 Treatments for musculoskeletal conditions
18 Principles of sports injury rehabilitation
19 Return to play
20 Sports concussion
21 Headache
22 Face, eye and teeth
23 Neck pain
24 Shoulder pain
25 Elbow and arm pain
26 Wrist pain
27 Hand and finger injuries
28 Thoracic and chest pain
29 Low back pain
30 Buttock pain
31 Hip-related pain
32 Groin pain
33 Anterior thigh pain
34 Posterior thigh pain
35 Acute ankle injuries
36 Anterior knee pain
37 Lateral, medial and posterior knee pain
38 Leg pain
39 Calf pain
40 Pain in the Achilles region
41 Acute ankle injuries
42 Ankle pain
44 The younger athlete45 Military personnel
46 Periodic medical assessment of athletes
47 Working and travelling with teams
48 Career development
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About Brukner and Khan

Peter Brukner OAM, MBBS, FACSP, FACSM, FFSEM is a Sport and Exercise Physician and currently the Australian cricket team doctor. He was previously Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at the Liverpool Football Club in the UK. Peter is the founding partner of the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, a past president of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, and Professor of Sports Medicine at La Trobe University. Peter has been an Olympic team physician and was the Socceroos team doctor at the 2010 World Cup. In 2005 Peter was awarded the Order of Australia medal (OAM) for services to sports medicine.

Karim Khan MD, PhD, MBA, FACSP, FACSM, FFSEM is a Sport and Exercise Physician and Professor of Sports Medicine at the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) and has published more than 280 peer-reviewed research articles. In 2001, he was awarded the Australian Prime Minister's Medal for service to sports medicine. He was profiled in The Lancet in its special 2012 Olympic edition.
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