Evaluation of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Evaluation of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

by Chad Starkey, Jeff Ryan, Jeffrey L. Ryan
     
 

The 2nd Edition includes everything you need to do a thorough and accurate evaluation of injuries experienced by athletes. Organized by body region, this tightly structured edition uses a highly visual format to present techniques that are clinically proven and clinically applicable. Each chapter reviews anatomy and biomechanics, then presents appropriateSee more details below

Overview

The 2nd Edition includes everything you need to do a thorough and accurate evaluation of injuries experienced by athletes. Organized by body region, this tightly structured edition uses a highly visual format to present techniques that are clinically proven and clinically applicable. Each chapter reviews anatomy and biomechanics, then presents appropriate evaluation procedures, and ends with emergency or initial management of specific injuries.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Information presented in user-friendly format
  • Three additional chapters new to this edition: Assessment of Posture; The Cervical Spine; and General Medical Conditions
  • Distinctive boxes for each type of test added, including boxes for resisted range of motion and manual muscle tests, clinical tests, and special tests
  • Evaluation maps guide students through the evaluation process
  • Goniometry boxes explain how to take correct measurements and include photographs demonstrating the procedures
  • New boxes accompany common injuries and highlight common clinical findings
  • All boxes include photos and illustrations to aid students in visualizing techniques and findings
  • Two new highly illustrated appendices: Assessment of Muscle Length and Functional Testing
  • Text conforms to or exceeds the new Athletic Training Educational Competencies
  • Each chapter starts with a review of the bony areas, clinical anatomy, and biomechanics of that part of the body and ends with a discussion of emergency or initial management of specific injuries

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600485
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 11.34(h) x 1.11(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Injury Evaluation Process
Ch. 2Injury Nomenclature
Ch. 3Assessment of Posture
Ch. 4The Foot and Toes
Ch. 5The Ankle and Lower Leg
Ch. 6The Knee
Ch. 7The Patellofemoral Articulation
Ch. 8The Pelvis and Thigh
Ch. 9Evaluation of Gait
Ch. 10The Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
Ch. 11The Cervical Spine
Ch. 12The Thorax and Abdomen
Ch. 13The Shoulder and Upper Arm
Ch. 14The Elbow and Forearm
Ch. 15The Wrist, Hand, and Fingers
Ch. 16The Eye
Ch. 17The Face and Related Structures
Ch. 18Head and Neck Injuries
Ch. 19Environmental Injury
Ch. 20Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Ch. 21General Medical Conditions
App. AReflex Testing
App. BAssessment of Muscle Length
App. CFunctional Testing of the Lower Extremity
Glossary
Credits
Index

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