International Perspective, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

International Perspective, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

by Lyle J. Micheli
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416058109

ISBN-13: 9781416058106

Pub. Date: 02/14/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Dr. Lyle Micheli, Director of Sports Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School and Vice-President, International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) will guest edit this issue. The unifying theme of this edition will be subject matter unfamiliar to the North American sports medicine community. Some examples: the effects of tai chi on

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Dr. Lyle Micheli, Director of Sports Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School and Vice-President, International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) will guest edit this issue. The unifying theme of this edition will be subject matter unfamiliar to the North American sports medicine community. Some examples: the effects of tai chi on cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, the role of electromagnetism, and screening for sudden death in athletes. Most of the world's top sports medicine experts are affiliated with FIMS, so readers can expect the best!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416058106
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/14/2008
Series:
Clinics: Orthopedics Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Mark D. Miller     xiii
Preface   Lyle J. Micheli     xv
Serum Enzyme Monitoring in Sports Medicine   Paola Brancaccio   Nicola Maffulli   Rosa Buonauro   Francesco Mario Limongelli     1
Epidemiology of Injury in Child and Adolescent Sports: Injury Rates, Risk Factors, and Prevention   Dennis Caine   Nicola Maffulli   Caroline Caine     19
Recent Trends in Rugby Union Injuries   John H.M. Brooks   Simon P.T. Kemp     51
Tai Chi Chuan Exercises in Enhancing Bone Mineral Density in Active Seniors   Pauline Po Yee Lui   Ling Qin   Kai Ming Chan     75
Electromagnetic Interventions in Musculoskeletal Disorders   Norbert Bachl   Gerhard Ruoff   Barbara Wessner   Harald Tschan     87
Doping in Athletes - An Update   Eduardo H. De Rose     107
Supplements and the Endocrine System in Athletes   Luigi Di Luigi     131
Sudden Death in Competitive Athletes   Fabio Pigozzi   Marta Rizzo     153
Muscle Cramping in Athletes-Risk Factors, Clinical Assessment, and Management   Martin P. Schwellnus   Nichola Drew   Malcolm Collins     183
Proprioception and Ankle Injuries in Soccer   Emin Ergen   Bulent Ulkar     195
Management of Partial Tears of the Gastro-Soleus Complex   Robert Smigielski     219
International Olympic Committee Consensus Statement: Molecular Basis of Connective Tissue and Muscle Injuries in Sport   Arne Ljungqvist   Martin P. Schwellnus   Norbert Bachl   Malcolm Collins   J. Cook   K.M. Khan   Nicola Maffulli   Y. Pitsiladis   G. Riley   G. Golspink   D. Venter   E.W. Derman   L. Engebretsen   P. Volpi     231
Index     241

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