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Winter Sports Medicine : A Handbook - James L. Moeller

Winter Sports Medicine

A Handbook

Paperback Published: 16th April 2004
ISBN: 9780071412094
Number Of Pages: 452

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For anyone concerned with the prevention and treatment of cold-weather athletic injuries and medical problems, the Winter Sports Medicine Handbook is the ideal quick reference. Covering the full range of ice and snow sports, this portable guide is handy, authoritative, and perfect for on-the-spot treatment advice for nearly every possible situation-from frostbite, sprains, and strains--to fractures and other traumatic injuries. Look inside for-- A unique, sport-specific table to assist diagnosis and treatment, and point you to expanded information within the text Comprehensive chapters on snow sports such as alpine, telemark, cross-country, and freestyle skiing; snowboarding; and biathlon Complete coverage of ice sports-everything from curling, figure skating, and speed skating, to hockey, bobsledding, and luge Practical advice for management of medical conditions including skin conditions, hypothermia, frostbite, and more Physiology, biomechanics, and history of each sport Performance enhancement in winter sports Special coverage of cold-weather cardiopulmonary physiology

An invaluable resource for anyone involved in winter sports--whether as medical professional, coach, trainer, or athlete--Winter Sports Medicine Handbook should be an integral part of your "tool kit."

Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Quick Reference Guidep. xix
Cardiac Physiologyp. 1
Pulmonary Pathophysiologyp. 27
Cold Injuryp. 61
Dopingp. 81
Alpine Skiingp. 97
Snowboardingp. 125
Freestyle Skiingp. 163
Telemark Skiingp. 185
Cross-Country Skiingp. 197
Biathlonp. 217
Ice Hockeyp. 233
Figure Skatingp. 295
Speed Skatingp. 333
Sliding Sportsp. 369
Curlingp. 393
Indexp. 401
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ISBN: 9780071412094
ISBN-10: 0071412093
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 452
Published: 16th April 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54