Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Distributed by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Edition 1

Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Distributed by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Edition 1

by Nadya Gabriele Swedan, Nadya Swedan
     
 

This book is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference for women's sports medicine. It avoids a medical bias and instead focuses on prevention, rehabilitation, and wellness. It provides an introduction to women's sport participation, discusses athletic women across the life span, details injury management issues by anatomical region, and emphasizes the importance

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Overview

This book is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference for women's sports medicine. It avoids a medical bias and instead focuses on prevention, rehabilitation, and wellness. It provides an introduction to women's sport participation, discusses athletic women across the life span, details injury management issues by anatomical region, and emphasizes the importance of health and wellness.

Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is full of original research, epidemiological and physiological information, differential diagnoses, treatment algorithms, practical and effective rehabilitation techniques, and case studies. This resource is a must-have for all health care professionals involved in the assessment and treatment of athletic injuries in women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834217317
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

    PART I—MUSCULOSKELETAL CONSIDERATIONS

  1. Gender Differences in Muscle Morphology
  2. The Shoulder and Upper Extremities
  3. The Spine
  4. Pelvis and Hip Injuries in the Female Athlete
  5. The Knee
  6. The Foot and Ankle
  7. Clinical Biomechanics: An Approach to Understanding Chronic Injuries in Women Athletes
  8. Sports for Women with Physical Disabilities

    PART II—ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

  9. The Young Female Athlete
  10. Reproductive Cycles
  11. The Pregnant Athlete
  12. The Older Female Athlete

    PART III—MEDICAL ISSUES

  13. Medical Challenges
  14. Cardiac Issues in the Female Athlete
  15. Exercise and the Female with Cancer
  16. Pain and Headaches
  17. Breast Health in Active and Athletic Women
  18. Bone Metabolism: Bone Loss and Injury in the Female Athlete
  19. The Female Athlete Triad

    PART IV—HEALTH AND WELLNESS

  20. Medical Screening and Clearance
  21. Sports Nutrition
  22. Psychology and the Injured Female Athlete
  23. Ergogenic Aids
  24. The Use of Recreational Drugs by Female Athletes

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