Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2

Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 2

by Mark Harries, Lyle J. Micheli, Lyle Micheli, William D. Stanish
     
 

A thorough update of the standard reference in the field, the Second Edition of the much praised Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine has been made even more user-friendly and comprehensive. The book covers: the principles of sports physiology and internal medicine as far ms they relate to athletic performance; orthopedics and injuries to the soft tissues; and the… See more details below

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A thorough update of the standard reference in the field, the Second Edition of the much praised Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine has been made even more user-friendly and comprehensive. The book covers: the principles of sports physiology and internal medicine as far ms they relate to athletic performance; orthopedics and injuries to the soft tissues; and the physiological basis of fitness and training. A distinguished international, panel of experts provides a global, multidisciplinary approach to the subject New to this edition are sections on body composition, mechanical. tests, the immunological aspects of sport, and overtraining.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192627179
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/03/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
984
Product dimensions:
11.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
List of contributors
Plate section
Introduction - Man as an athlete3
1.1Physiology
1.1.1Respiratory responses of athletes to exercise17
1.1.2Cardiovascular responses to exercise and training32
1.1.3Adaptations in skeletal muscle in response to endurance training45
1.1.4Anaerobic metabolism, acid-base balance, and muscle fatigue during high intensity exercise69
1.2Nutrition
1.2.1Diet and sports performance77
1.2.2Fluid and electrolyte loss and replacement in exercise97
1.2.3Making weight for sports participation113
1.2.4Nutritional ergogenic aids/supplements and exercise performance126
1.2.5Easting disorders in athletes138
1.3Kinesiology
1.3.1Biomechanics as applied to sports153
1.3.2Strength and power171
1.4Sport psychology187
1.5Anthropometry and the assessment of body composition207
2.1The underwater environment225
2.2Immersion in cold water: effects on performance and safety241
2.3Altitude255
2.4Physiological and clinical consequences of exercise in heat and humidity271
2.5Circadian rhythms281
3.1Cardiac adaptations to exercise training301
3.2The lung in sport321
3.3Infections in sports medicine327
3.4Drug abuse339
3.5Gender verification and the place of XY females in sport355
3.6The overtraining syndrome367
3.7The endocrinology of exercise379
3.8Exercise and the skeleton389
4.1Introduction407
4.2The knee
4.2.1Acute knee injuries: an overview411
4.2.2Knee ligament sprains - acute and chronic420
4.2.3Acute injuries of the meniscus441
4.2.4The patella: its afflictions in relation to athletics456
4.2.5Fractures and dislocations477
4.3The shoulder
4.3.1Introduction493
4.3.2Glenohumeral instability495
4.3.3Injuries of the rotator cuff517
4.3.4Injuries of the acromioclavicular joint534
4.3.5Shoulder rehabilitation: principles and clinical specifies542
4.4The ankle
4.4.1Acute and overuse ankle injuries555
4.4.2The acute ankle sprain571
4.4.3Tendon/ligament basic science584
4.4.4The actiology and treatment of tendinitis610
5.1An introduction to chronic overuse injuries Per633
5.2Stress fractures649
5.3Chronic exertional compartment syndrome669
5.4Overuse injuries of the knee679
5.5Overuse injuries of the foot and ankle695
5.6Overuse injuries of the spine709
6.1Introduction723
6.2The growing athlete727
6.3Women and sports
6.3.1The female athlete743
6.3.2Exercise and pregnancy - What do I tell my pregnant patient?779
6.4The ageing athlete787
6.5Athletes with a disability815
7.1Introduction835
7.2Emergencies of the musculoskeletal system in sport: 'the fallen athlete' (Rodin)837
7.3Maxillofacial injuries in sport851
7.4Cardiopulmonary and abdominal emergencies in sports medicine863
7.5Spine injuries877
7.6Head injuries in athletics891
7.7Injuries to the wrist and carpus901
7.8Pain about the groin, hip, and pelvis911
Index925

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