Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine : Prevention, Assessment, Management & Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries

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Acclaimed for its accuracy and comprehensive style, Sports Medicine has been a favorite in the field for years. The second edition of this text continues this tradition while reflecting the latest trends in the field. Designed to provide an understanding of the injury process, this contemporary volume includes coverage on the subjects of prevention, assessment, First Aid, treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.It provides both students and clinicians with an invaluable reference on the anatomy, pathology, short term care, and long term care of injuries. This text meets the requirements of the National Athletic Trainer Association.show more

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  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 200.66 x 276.86 x 35.56mm | 1,383.45g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130374660
  • 9780130374660

Table of contents

Introduction to Sports Medicine. I.THE PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES. 1.Preparticipation Physical Exam. 2.The Warm-Up Period and Athletic Conditioning. 3.Protective and Supportive Equipment. II.THE MANAGEMENT OF ATHLETIC INJURIES. 4.Taping and Wrapping Techniques. 5.Assessment of Athletic Injuries. 6.Emergency Care and Athletic First Aid. 7.Therapeutic Modalities and Procedures. 8.Injury Rehabilitation. III.SPECIFIC ATHLETIC INJURIES AND RELATED PROBLEMS. 9.Inflammation, Microtrauma, and Stress-Related Injuries. 10.Epiphyseal Injuries. 11.Head and Face Injuries. 12.Shoulder Girdle Injuries. 13.Arm and Elbow Joint Injuries. 14.Throwing and Tennis Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow. 15.Wrist and Hand Injuries. 16.Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries. 17.Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Hip Injuries. 18.Chest, Abdominal and Genital Injuries. 19.Thigh, Knee and Patellar Injuries. 20.Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injuries. 21.Injuries to the Running Athlete-Particularly the Long-Distance Runner. 22.Swimming Injuries. III.OTHER AREAS FOR CONSIDERATION. 23.The Female Athlete. 24.Athletes with Disabilities. 25.Nutrition and the Athlete. 26.Thermal Injuries. 27.Illnesses and Skin Conditions. 28.Medications Commonly Used in Athletics.show more

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