The Adolescent Athlete: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

The Adolescent Athlete: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

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The Adolescent Athlete: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

This reader-friendly book takes a practical approach to caring for the adolescent athlete. Logically organized by joint, the book identifies both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. It details fundamentals, including basic anatomy, joint examination, and patient history. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of injury patterns unique to adolescent athletes and tables are incorporated throughout to assist with diagnosis. This book also highlights return to play guidelines and includes summary pearls. Anatomical photos, x-rays, and MRI scans illustrate all key concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387359649
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/03/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Rehabilitation and Diagnosis.- Principles of Rehabilitation.- Diagnostic Imaging.- Anatomic Regions.- Traumatic Head Injuries.- Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries.- Lumbar Spine Injuries.- Thoracoabdominal Injuries.- Adolescent Shoulder Injuries.- Elbow and Forearm Injuries.- Injuries to the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers.- Pelvic, Hip, and Thigh Injuries.- Knee Injuries.- Lower Leg Injuries.- Foot and Ankle Injuries.

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