Sports Medicine: Prevention, Assessment, Management & Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries / Edition 2

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Acclaimed for its accuracy and comprehensive style, Sports Medicine has been a favorite in the field for years. The second edition of this book continues this tradition while reflecting the latest trends in the field. Designed to provide an understanding of the injury process, this contemporary volume includes coverage on the subjects of prevention, assessment, First Aid, nutrition, treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. It provides clinicians with an invaluable reference on the anatomy, pathology, short term care, and long-term care of injuries. This book meets the requirements of the National Athletic Trainer Association. Physical education instructors, trainers, and any other professionals involved in sports medicine.

Incl. athletes w/disabilities, female athletes, runners, athletic field first aid, nutrition, medications

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New edition on a text devoted to the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. Representative topics include protective equipment, first aid, microtraumas, injuries specific to certain sports and body parts, athletes with disabilities, nutrition, and medications. Contains many x-ray and b&w photographs and diagrams. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130374660
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 1/29/1998
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.95 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Sports Medicine.


1.Preparticipation Physical Exam.

2.The Warm-Up Period and Athletic Conditioning.

3.Protective and Supportive Equipment.


4.Taping and Wrapping Techniques.

5.Assessment of Athletic Injuries.

6.Emergency Care and Athletic First Aid.

7.Therapeutic Modalities and Procedures.

8.Injury Rehabilitation.


9.Inflammation, Microtrauma, and Stress-Related Injuries.

10.Epiphyseal Injuries.

11.Head and Face Injuries.

12.Shoulder Girdle Injuries.

13.Arm and Elbow Joint Injuries.

14.Throwing and Tennis Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow.

15.Wrist and Hand Injuries.

16.Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries.

17.Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Hip Injuries.

18.Chest, Abdominal and Genital Injuries.

19.Thigh, Knee and Patellar Injuries.

20.Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injuries.

21.Injuries to the Running Athlete—Particularly the Long-Distance Runner.

22.Swimming Injuries.


23.The Female Athlete.

24.Athletes with Disabilities.

25.Nutrition and the Athlete.

26.Thermal Injuries.

27.Illnesses and Skin Conditions.

28.Medications Commonly Used in Athletics.

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