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Overview

A complete revision of this highly successful practical handbook, Sports Injuries: diagnosis and management now includes:

New chapters on exercise therapy, muscle imbalance, sports massage and taping

Extensive appendices on manual muscle testing

Expanded chapters on sport and exercise, sport psychology and specific injuries

Many new diagrams provide an extensively illustrated manual

The existing text has been updated and expanded

New tables and appendices

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Eric J. Anish, MD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside)
Description: This is a basic reference covering a diversity of subjects pertaining to exercise science, sports medicine, and physiotherapy. Originally published in 1993, this is the second edition.
Purpose: The book is designed to serve as a practical guide for practitioners involved in the care of injured athletes. Numerous books have been published with a similar objective; however, the development of new texts that convey current and practical information in an innovative and easy-to-read format are always welcome. The author does an admirable job of providing readers with such a text.
Audience: It is authored by a credible authority on sports physiotherapy. His work is targeted to physicians, physiotherapists, exercise therapists, and students of these disciplines. Even coaches and athletes might find certain chapters useful.
Features: The text is divided into two major sections. The first examines general aspects of sports-related injury and management, including the basic science of biomechanics and healing, as well as practical information related to massage, taping, and exercise therapy. The second section contains chapters focusing on specific musculoskeletal injuries. Perhaps the most unique feature of this text is its emphasis on sports physiotherapy and functional rehabilitation. It is also enhanced by the author's generous use of charts, tables, and diagrams, which serve as valuable and readily accessible sources of information.
Assessment: This book provides detailed information on subject matter discussed minimally, or not at all, in many general sports medicine reference texts. The emphasis placed on sports physiotherapy makes it a unique publication compared with other books in this field. The author has updated his first edition with contributions from many new resources and has added chapters on exercise therapy, sports massage, and taping. In doing so, he has created a text that many practitioners and students will find quite useful.
Eric J. Anish
This is a basic reference covering a diversity of subjects pertaining to exercise science, sports medicine, and physiotherapy. Originally published in 1993, this is the second edition. The book is designed to serve as a practical guide for practitioners involved in the care of injured athletes. Numerous books have been published with a similar objective; however, the development of new texts that convey current and practical information in an innovative and easy-to-read format are always welcome. The author does an admirable job of providing readers with such a text. It is authored by a credible authority on sports physiotherapy. His work is targeted to physicians, physiotherapists, exercise therapists, and students of these disciplines. Even coaches and athletes might find certain chapters useful. The text is divided into two major sections. The first examines general aspects of sports-related injury and management, including the basic science of biomechanics and healing, as well as practical information related to massage, taping, and exercise therapy. The second section contains chapters focusing on specific musculoskeletal injuries. Perhaps the most unique feature of this text is its emphasis on sports physiotherapy and functional rehabilitation. It is also enhanced by the author's generous use of charts, tables, and diagrams, which serve as valuable and readily accessible sources of information. This book provides detailed information on subject matter discussed minimally, or not at all, in many general sports medicine reference texts. The emphasis placed on sports physiotherapy makes it a unique publication compared with other books in this field. The author has updated his firstedition with contributions from many new resources and has added chapters on exercise therapy, sports massage, and taping. In doing so, he has created a text that many practitioners and students will find quite useful.
Booknews
Drawing on sports science and sports physiotherapy, the volume is divided into two sections, the first covering general aspects of injury and management such as anatomy, biomechanics, sports psychology, sports massage, taping, and exercise therapy, and the second treating 12 separate areas of the body including areas of the spine and facial injuries. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750628730
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/4/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 9.64 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Visiting lecturer to Salford University and Manchester Metropolitan University; Director of Norris Associates, Physiotherapists

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Table of Contents

Preface; Preface to the first edition; Section I - Biomechanics of Injury; Healing; Psychological aspects of sports injury; Sports Massage; Taping in Sport; Physical Training and Injury; Exercise Therapy; First Contact Management; Biomechanics of the Lower Limb during Gait; Section II - The Hip and Thigh; The Knee; The Shin; The Ankle; The Foot; The Lumbar Spine; The Thorax and Thoracic Spine; The Cervical Spine; Facial Injury; The Shoulder; The Elbow; The Wrist and Hand; Appendix 1 Manual muscle tests; Index.

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