This book embraces the philosophy of 'active' conservative care and encourages a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition to site specific sports injuries, including ankle, spine, knee, and shoulder injuries, chapters address the sports medicine aspects of medicolegal issues, diagnostic imaging, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and anabolic steroid use in sports. Includes specific recommendations for women, young athletes, and seniors.
Section One: A Conservative Approach to Sports-Related Injuries Chapter 1: Overview of Sports Injuries Management Chapter 2: Medicolegal Issues in Sports Medicine (with Special Considerations for the Chapteriropractor) Chapter 3: The Physiology of Exercise, Physical Fitness & Cardiovascular Endurance Training Chapter 4: Conservative Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries Chapter 5: Principles of Soft Tissue Manipulation in Sports Medicine Section Two: Site- and System-Specific Sports Injuries Chapter 6: Head Trauma in Sports Chapter 7: Nerve Injuries in Competitive Sports Chapter 8: The Cervical Spine Chapter 9: The Thoracic Spine Chapter 10: The Spine in Sports Chapter 11: Heart Disease and the Athlete Chapter 12: The Trunk and Viscera Chapter 13: The Shoulder Chapter 14: The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Chapter 15: The Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Chapter 16: The Knee Chapter 17: BiomeChapteranics of the Foot and Ankle Chapter 18: Injuries to the Leg, Ankle, and Foot Section Three: Age, Gender, and Sport Considerations Chapter 19: The Female Athlete Chapter 20: The Young Athlete Chapter 21: The Senior Athlete Chapter 22: The Extreme Athlete Section Four: Special Issues in Sports Medicine Chapter 23: Diagnostic Imaging of Athletic Injury Chapter 24: Sports Nutrition: A BioChapteremical View of Injury Care and Prevention Chapter 25: Drugs in Sports'
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 1173
Published: 1st April 2007
Publisher: JONES & BARTLETT PUB (MA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 22.2
Weight (kg): 2.55
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised