Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine / Edition 5

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Overview

Designed for the athletic trainer and sports therapist, Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine is the definitive guide to the management of sports injuries. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this comprehensive, updated edition, which addresses all aspects of rehabilitation, including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and cons of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed, as well as currently accepted techniques. This text is recognized as a handbook for any practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073376615
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/8/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 1,151,811
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Part One: The Basis of Injury Rehabilitation

1 Essential Considerations in Designing a Rehabilitation Program for the Injured Patient

2 Understanding and Managing the Healing Process through Rehabilitation

3 The Evaluation Process in Rehabilitation

4 Psychological Considerations for Rehabilitation of the Injured Patient
Part Two: Achieving the Goals of Rehabilitation

5 Establishing Core Stabilization

6 Reestablishing Neuromuscular Control

7 Regaining Postural Stability and Balance

8 Restoring Range of Motion and Improving Flexibility

9 Regaining Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

10 Maintaining Cardiorespiratory Fitness during Rehabilitation
Part Three: The Tools of Rehabilitation

11 Plyometrics in Rehabilitation

12 Open versus Closed Kinetic-Chain Exercise in Rehabilitation

13 Joint Mobilization and Traction Techniques in Rehabilitation

14 PNF Techniques in Rehabilitation

15 Aquatic Therapy in Rehabilitation

16 Functional Progressions and Functional Testing in Rehabilitation
Part Four: Rehabilitation Techniques for Specific Injuries

17 Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries

18 Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries

19 Rehabilitation of Wrist, Hand, and Finger Injuries

20 Rehabilitation of Groin, Hip, and Thigh Injuries

21 Rehabilitation of Knee Injuries

22 Rehabilitation of Lower-Leg Injuries

23 Rehabilitation of Ankle and Foot Injuries

24 Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Spine

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