The Shoulder and the Overhead Athlete / Edition 8

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of expert shoulder surgeons, athletic trainers, and physical therapists, this volume is the most complete and up-to-date reference on the evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of shoulder injuries in throwing and other overhead athletes. The first section includes chapters on shoulder anatomy and biomechanics, clinical examination, radiographic evaluation, resistance training and core strengthening, and specific exercises for the throwing shoulder. The second section describes state-of-the-art techniques for treatment and rehabilitation of each type of injury. The concluding section focuses on sport-specific injuries from baseball, football, tennis, and swimming. More than 300 illustrations complement the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781746144
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/22/2004
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Part I. General Principles

  2. The Overhead Athlete—Challenges and Decision-Making
    Richard J. Hawkins and Sumant G. Krishnan
  3. Shoulder Anatomy and Biomechanics during Overhead Motions
    James E. Tibone, Rick B. Cunningham, and Patrick J. McMahon
  4. Clinical Examination of the Overhead Athlete: The “Differential-Directed” Approach
    John M. Tokish, Sumant G. Krishnan and Richard J. Hawkins
  5. MRI and Radiographic Evaluation of the Overhead Athlete
    Eric D. Smith and Charles P. Ho
  6. The Assessment of Outcomes for the Treatment of the Overhead Athlete
    John E. Kuhn
  7. Resistance Training and Core Strengthening
    Donald A. Chu, Christine Boyd and Andrea Hammer
  8. Specific Exercises for the Overhead Throwing Shoulder
    Kevin Wilk and Michael M. Reinold
  9. Interval Program and Its Implication for the Overhead Throwing Athlete
    Mike Allen and Sumant G. Krishnan

    Part II. Lesions of the Overhead Shoulder

  10. Internal Impingement
    James R. Andrews and Patrick J. Casey
  11. Surgical Treatment of Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
    John E. Conway and Steven B. Singleton
  12. Subacromial Impingement and Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
    Champ Baker, Andrew L. Whaley, and Mark Baker
  13. Unidirectional Anterior Instability
    Russell F. Warren and William Prickett
  14. Unidirectional Posterior Instability
    Thomas Joseph and Sumant G. Krishnan
  15. Multidirectional Instability
    Gary Misamore, Peter Sallay, and Brent Johnson
  16. Disorders of the Biceps Tendon
    David W. Altchek and Brian R. Wolf
  17. Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders
    Mark S. Schickendantz and Richard B. Jones
  18. Scapulothoracic Disorders
    W. Ben Kibler and John Mcmullen
  19. Fractures
    Sumant G. Krishnan, Robert J. Nowinski, and Wayne Z. Burkhead
  20. Neurological and Vascular Lesions
    Louis U. Bigliani, Walter G. Stanwood, and William N. Levine
  21. Disorders in Pediatric Overhead Athletes
    Mininder S. Kocher and James O’Holleran

    Part III. Sport-Specific Shoulder Injuries and Management in Overhead Athletes

  22. Baseball
    James R. Andrews and Christopher G. Mazoue
  23. Football
    Russell F. Warren, Bryan T. Kelly, Ronnie P. Barnes, and John W. Powell
  24. Tennis
    David W. Altchek and Daniel E. Weiland
  25. Swimming
    Scott A. Rodeo
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