Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Gymnastics

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This new entry in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in partnership with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, and endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals with unparalleled experience in elite gymnastics, this book covers all the key aspects of caring for ...

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Overview

This new entry in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in partnership with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, and endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals with unparalleled experience in elite gymnastics, this book covers all the key aspects of caring for gymnasts, minimizing the unique risks these athletes face, and treating injuries when they happen.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118357583
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/14/2013
  • Series: Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 847,177
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors, vi

Foreword by Dr Jacques Rogge, viii

Foreword by Professor Bruno Grandi, ix

Preface, x

Part 1 Introduction

1 The evolution of gymnastics, 3
Keith Russell

Part 2 Growth and Development Aspects

2 Growth, maturation, and training, 17
Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones

3 Endocrinology, 28
John S. Fuqua and Alan D. Rogol

4 Skeletal health of gymnasts, 40
Daniel Courteix, David Greene and Geraldine Naughton

5 Energy needs and weight management for gymnasts, 51
Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, Ina Garthe and Nanna Meyer

Part 3 Training and Performance Aspects

6 Biomechanics related to injury, 63
Gert-Peter Brueggemann and Patria A. Hume

7 Biomechanics: Injury mechanisms and risk factors, 75
Patria A. Hume, Elizabeth J. Bradshaw and Gert-Peter Brueggemann

8 Gymnastics physiology, 85
Neil Armstrong and N.C. Craig Sharp

9 Gymnastics psychology, 98
Thomas Heinen, Pia M. Vinken and Konstantinos Velentzas

Part 4 Sport Medicine Aspects

10 Epidemiology of injury in gymnastics, 111
Dennis Caine and Marita L. Harringe

11 Treatment and rehabilitation of common upper extremity injuries, 125
Stephen Aldridge and W. Jaap Willems

12 Treatment and rehabilitation of common lower extremity injuries, 137
Liesbeth Lim

13 Treatment and rehabilitation of common spine/trunk/head injuries, 154
Larry Nassar

14 Gymnastics injury prevention, 170
Marita L. Harringe and Dennis J. Caine

Index, 179

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