Winter Sports Medicine Handbook

Winter Sports Medicine Handbook

by James Moeller, Sami F. Rifat
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071412093

ISBN-13: 9780071412094

Pub. Date: 04/16/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

For anyone concerned with the prevention and treatment of cold-weather athletic injuries and medical problems, the Winter Sports Medicine Handbook is the ideal quick reference. Covering the full range of ice and snow sports, this portable guide is handy, authoritative, and perfect for on-the-spot treatment advice for nearly every possible situation-from frostbite,

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For anyone concerned with the prevention and treatment of cold-weather athletic injuries and medical problems, the Winter Sports Medicine Handbook is the ideal quick reference. Covering the full range of ice and snow sports, this portable guide is handy, authoritative, and perfect for on-the-spot treatment advice for nearly every possible situation-from frostbite, sprains, and strains--to fractures and other traumatic injuries. Look inside for--

  • A unique, sport-specific table to assist diagnosis and treatment, and point you to expanded information within the text
  • Comprehensive chapters on snow sports such as alpine, telemark, cross-country, and freestyle skiing; snowboarding; and biathlon
  • Complete coverage of ice sports-everything from curling, figure skating, and speed skating, to hockey, bobsledding, and luge
  • Practical advice for management of medical conditions including skin conditions, hypothermia, frostbite, and more
  • Physiology, biomechanics, and history of each sport
  • Performance enhancement in winter sports
  • Special coverage of cold-weather cardiopulmonary physiology

An invaluable resource for anyone involved in winter sports--whether as medical professional, coach, trainer, or athlete--Winter Sports Medicine Handbook should be an integral part of your "tool kit."

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071412094
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/16/2004
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
1.01(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Cardiac physiology1
2Pulmonary pathophysiology27
3Cold injury61
4Doping81
5Alpine skiing97
6Snowboarding125
7Freestyle skiing163
8Telemark skiing185
9Cross-country skiing197
10Biathlon217
11Ice hockey233
12Figure skating295
13Speed skating333
14Sliding sports369
15Curling393

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