Sports Injuries-3rd Edition
BookThoroughly updated and improved, Sports Injuries: Their Prevention and Treatment, Third Edition, remains an essential handbook for athletic trainers, physical therapists, and physicians.
Written by two eminent orthopedic surgeons, the book addresses
- acute treatment of athletic injuries,
- the biomechanics of sports injuries,
- preventive measures,
- methods of treatment,
- sports injuries by specific area,
- injuries during specialized activities,
- risks to children and adolescents, and
- training of different parts of the body.
The clarity of the artwork that made the previous editions of this book so helpful has been maintained. Each of the chapters opens with a series of photographs illustrating the part of the body that will be examined in detail, with page references to where specific injuries are discussed. The authors also point out relevant anatomical features in MRI and CT images to better explain how to interpret them. A chapter on rehabilitative exercises and protocols also contains helpful diagrams.
Examples of injuries are drawn from the full range of international sports, from team games to recreational pursuits.
With superb color photographs and medical images, specially commissioned full-color diagrams, and an extensive glossary, this comprehensive text is indispensable to all those involved in sport.
Text and reference for sports medicine specialists, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, physiotherapists, and athletic trainers.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. General principles
Chapter 2. Injuries to the musculoskeletal system
Chapter 3. Mechanism and etiology of injuries
Chapter 4. Protective equipment
Chapter 5. Principles of treatment
Chapter 6. Shoulder and upper arm
Chapter 7. Elbow
Chapter 8. Forearm, wrist, and hand
Chapter 9. Back
Chapter 10. Groin and thigh
Chapter 11. Knee
Chapter 12. Lower leg
Chapter 13. Ankle
Chapter 14. Foot
Chapter 15. Head and trunk
Chapter 16. Children and adolescents
Chapter 17. Environmental problems
Chapter 18. Specialized activities
Chapter 19. General risk factors
Chapter 20. Training and exercising
Chapter 21. Rehabilitation
"This book can be recommended for any physiotherapist starting to get involved with the treatment of injured sportsmen and should find a place in the library of every sports clinic."
Physiotherapy (review from previous edition)