Sports Medicine: Colour Guide / Edition 1

Sports Medicine: Colour Guide / Edition 1

by Eugene Sherry, Sherry
     
 

Sports medicine is an area of great current interest, in part because athletes are more motivated to seek treatment after injury and to expect a perfect outcome than most patients. This compact text presents a pictoral guide to the recognition of injuries and medical problems in sports. Presented in the tried and tested Colour Guides format, with facing colour… See more details below

Overview

Sports medicine is an area of great current interest, in part because athletes are more motivated to seek treatment after injury and to expect a perfect outcome than most patients. This compact text presents a pictoral guide to the recognition of injuries and medical problems in sports. Presented in the tried and tested Colour Guides format, with facing colour illustrations, it gives thorough coverage of both traumatic and medical problems in outstandingly visual way. Of particular interest are sections on athletes with special needs, including the Female Athlete, the Child Athlete, and the Older Athlete, plus coverage of topics such as Sport and the Environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443054822
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/16/1997
Series:
Color Guide Series
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 0.39(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Basic sports science1
2Sport and the environment5
3Sudden death in sport15
4Other significant medical concerns21
5The female athlete23
6Injuries of the shoulder31
7Injuries of the elbow41
8Injuries of the hand and wrist49
9Injuries of the hip, thigh and pelvis59
10Injuries of the knee71
11Injuries of the foot, ankle and leg79
12Injuries of the spine91
13The child athlete103
14The older athlete115
Index119

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