Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine / Edition 4

Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine / Edition 4

by William Prentice
     
 

The definitive guide to the management of sports injuries for the athletic trainer and sports therapist. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this edition. This comprehensive text addresses all aspects of rehabilitation including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and con of various… See more details below

Overview

The definitive guide to the management of sports injuries for the athletic trainer and sports therapist. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this edition. This comprehensive text addresses all aspects of rehabilitation including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and con of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed as well as currently accepted techniques. This text is recognized as a comprehensive handbook for team sports and other practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072462104
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/29/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The Healing Process and the Pathophysiology of Musculoskeletal Injury1
2Rehabilitation Goals in Sports Medicine27
3Maintaining and Improving Flexibility38
4Muscular Strength and Endurance53
5Isokinetics in Rehabilitation76
6Plyometric Exercise in Rehabilitation88
7Closed-Kinetic Chain Exercise98
8Maintenance of Cardiorespiratory Endurance108
9Reestablishing Proprioception, Kinesthesia, Joint Position Sense, and Neuromuscular Control in Rehabilitation118
10Mobilization and Traction Techniques in Rehabilitation138
11Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Techniques164
12Functional Progression in Rehabilitation181
13Aquatic Therapy in Rehabilitation195
14Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation204
15Pharmacological Considerations in a Rehabilitation Program220
16Psychological Considerations for Rehabilitation238
17The Evaluation Process in Rehabilitation253
18Back Rehabilitation277
19Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries303
20Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries338
21Injuries to the Hand and Wrist358
22Rehabilitation of Hip and Thigh Injuries374
23Knee Rehabilitation403
24Rehabilitation of Lower Leg Injuries423
25Rehabilitation of Ankle Injuries439
26Rehabilitation of Foot Injuries450

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