Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine / Edition 3

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072894707
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/28/1998
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 607
  • Product dimensions: 7.55 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.07 (d)

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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

1 The Healing Process and the Pathophysiology of Musculoskeletal Injury 1
2 Rehabilitation Goals in Sports Medicine 27
3 Maintaining and Improving Flexibility 38
4 Muscular Strength and Endurance 53
5 Isokinetics in Rehabilitation 76
6 Plyometric Exercise in Rehabilitation 88
7 Closed-Kinetic Chain Exercise 98
8 Maintenance of Cardiorespiratory Endurance 108
9 Reestablishing Proprioception, Kinesthesia, Joint Position Sense, and Neuromuscular Control in Rehabilitation 118
10 Mobilization and Traction Techniques in Rehabilitation 138
11 Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Techniques 164
12 Functional Progression in Rehabilitation 181
13 Aquatic Therapy in Rehabilitation 195
14 Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation 204
15 Pharmacological Considerations in a Rehabilitation Program 220
16 Psychological Considerations for Rehabilitation 238
17 The Evaluation Process in Rehabilitation 253
18 Back Rehabilitation 277
19 Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries 303
20 Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries 338
21 Injuries to the Hand and Wrist 358
22 Rehabilitation of Hip and Thigh Injuries 374
23 Knee Rehabilitation 403
24 Rehabilitation of Lower Leg Injuries 423
25 Rehabilitation of Ankle Injuries 439
26 Rehabilitation of Foot Injuries 450
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