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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Basketball

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Basketball covers the epidemiology of basketball injury, the physiological demands of basketball, preventive medicine, pre-participation examination and special considerations to be given to the young basketball player, and finally looks at the 'special' basketball player — diabetics, asthmatics, epileptics, etc.

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Overview

Basketball covers the epidemiology of basketball injury, the physiological demands of basketball, preventive medicine, pre-participation examination and special considerations to be given to the young basketball player, and finally looks at the 'special' basketball player — diabetics, asthmatics, epileptics, etc.

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Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Forewords by the IOC, vii

Foreword by the FIBA, viii

Preface, ix

Introduction, xi

1 Epidemiology of basketball injuries, 1
Jay R. Hoffman

2 Physiology of basketball, 12
Jay R. Hoffman

3 Nutrition guidelines for basketball, 25
Leslie J. Bonci

4 Preventive medicine in basketball, 38
Thomas J. Mackowiak

5 Preparticipation screening and the basketball player, 66
Andrew L. Pipe

6 The young basketball player, 75
Kevin B. Gebke and Douglas B. McKeag

7 The female athlete, 86
Margot Putukian

8 The special basketball player, 103
Kevin B. Gebke and Douglas B. McKeag

9 Psychological issues in basketball, 115
Christopher M. Carr

10 Basketball injuries: head and face considerations, 128
William F. Micheo and Enrique Amy

11 Cardiovascular considerations in basketball, 140
Andrew L. Pipe

12 Medical illness, 151
Margot Putukian

13 Spine and pelvis, 164
Jill Cook and Karim Khan

14 Basketball injuries: upper extemity considerations, 177
William F. Micheo and Eduardo Amy

15 Lower extremity considerations, 191
Karim Khan and Jill Cook

Index, 217

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