Bull's Handbook of Sports Injuries, 2/e / Edition 2

Bull's Handbook of Sports Injuries, 2/e / Edition 2

by William O. Roberts
     
 

“…an excellent guide for any practitioner, whether he or she is a specialist or a primary care doctor, as all physicians are now seeing sport injuries in increasing numbers, due to the changing scene in medicine.”

—From the Foreword to the first edition

“one of the most comprehensive reference guides dedicated to the injuries of

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“…an excellent guide for any practitioner, whether he or she is a specialist or a primary care doctor, as all physicians are now seeing sport injuries in increasing numbers, due to the changing scene in medicine.”

—From the Foreword to the first edition

“one of the most comprehensive reference guides dedicated to the injuries of the athlete! ... A must-have for any sports medicine professional!”*

—online review

“All healthcare professionals treating injured athletes will find this handbook invaluable and comprehensive. As interest grows among healthcare providers in the care of the injured athlete, a reference such as this is essential for easy access in all medical kits and physician offices.*

—Doody

*reviews of first edition

Compact, yet surprisingly complete, this handy resource covers the relevant anatomy, diagnostic considerations, management, complications, and prevention of the most common sports injuries seen in daily practice. Written by the leading experts in their respective fields, it also offers practical discussions on other important topics including drugs and ergogenic aids, muscle training and conditioning, endurance training, and much more.

FEATURES

*Efficiently organized first by anatomical area, then by sport — everything from dance to snowboarding

*Provides insight into the cause of injuries as a result of a specific sport, so that treatment can be tailored to that injury

*Features the latest techniques in rehabilitation, bracing, conditioning, and physiotherapy

*Images and useful line drawings allow you to visualize and organize the information presented

*Includes handy guidelines for return to play, pitfalls to avoid, and much more

*A brief list of operations, with potential benefits, risks, and alternatives, aids decision-making on patient management and/or specialist intervention

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071402910
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Bull's Handbook of Sports Injuries, 2nd EditionI. Issues1. Role of the Physician, Trainer, and Coach2. Athletic Therapy in Sports Medicine3. High Performance and Treatment of the Elite Athlete4. Drugs and Ergogenic Aids5. Emergency Sideline Care and Airway Management6. Sideline Care of Dislocations7. Return the Injured or Ill Athlete to Play8. Computers in Sports Medicine9. Muscle Strength and Conditioning10. Endurance TrainingII. Injury and Illness11. Head Injuries and Concussions12. Eye Injuries and Eye Protection13. Ear, Nose, and Throat14. Dental Injuries15. Dermatology16. Neck, Spinal Cord, and Back17. Shoulder in Sports18. Chest and Abdomen19. Wrist and Hand Injuries20. Knee Injuries21. Athlete's Arthritic Knee22. Knee Braces23. Soft Tissue Injuries: Overuse Syndromes24. Exertional Compartment Syndromes25. Stress Fractures26. Ankle and Foot27. Orthotics28. Heat and Cold InjuriesIII. Sport-Specific Issues29. Ice Hockey30. Basketball Injuries31. Football32. Baseball Injuries33. Soccer Injuries34. Cross Country Ski Injuries35. Downhill Ski and Snowboard Injuries36. Figure Skating37. Dance Injuries38. Gymnastics Injuries and Prevention39. Track and Field40. Swimming41. Cycling42. Racquet Sports, Tennis, and Squash43. Golf44. Weight Lifting

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