Essentials of Sports Medicine

Essentials of Sports Medicine

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The second edition of a successful book for doctors and allied health professionals, particularly physiotherapists. This book comprehensive covers the essentials of sports medicine including Y basic requirements for sports medicine training Y prevention of injury Y dieting in sport Y training details Y injuries and their management Y return to training following after injury. The second edition has been extensively revised to incorporate the many advances taking place in this area of medicine.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 25.4mm | 654g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 120 ills.
  • 0443045410
  • 9780443045417

Table of contents

Sport, Society and Law. Sport and Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease. Organisation and Teaching of Sports Medicine. Women in Sport. Principles of Training. Laboratory Assessment of Performance. Diet in Sport. The Value and Limitations of Protective Equipment. General Medical Problems in Sport. Infection in Sport. Physiotherapy and Strapping in Injury Management. Injury in Sport. Sudden Death and Injury in Selected Sports. Cold Injury. Immediate Care of the Injured. General Principles of Investigation. Injuries to the Face, Teeth and Jaws. Injuries to the Eye and Orbit. Head Injuries. Injuries to the Neck and Spine. Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen. The Assessment of the Acutely Injured Joint. Injuries to the Upper Limbs. Injuries to the Pelvis, Hip and Thigh. Injuries to the Knee and Leg. Injuries to the Ankle and Foot. Index
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