The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

by Elizabeth H. Oakes
     
 

Oakes, an athlete and author of more than 20 other books, presents sports trainers and both amateur and professional athletes with 150-plus alphabetically arranged entries covering a wide range of sports-related injuries. Entries include discussion of causes, the risks of certain medical corrective procedures, diagnosis, treatment, and advice on prevention. Thematic… See more details below

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Oakes, an athlete and author of more than 20 other books, presents sports trainers and both amateur and professional athletes with 150-plus alphabetically arranged entries covering a wide range of sports-related injuries. Entries include discussion of causes, the risks of certain medical corrective procedures, diagnosis, treatment, and advice on prevention. Thematic entries cover such topics as aerobic training, dehydration, physical therapy, strength training, and youth participation in sports. Appendices detail safety tips and nutrition by sport, common sports injuries, training tips on running a first marathon or cycling 100 miles in one day, sports associations and organizations, and sports medicine schools, journals, and Web sites. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816053346
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Library of Health and Living
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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