Dr. Jordan Metzl's Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Staying Healthy and Injury-Free for Life

Dr. Jordan Metzl's Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Staying Healthy and Injury-Free for Life

by Jordan Metzl, Claire Kowalchik

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Overview

Step into Dr. Jordan Metzl's office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster.

With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and injury prevention, this book includes embedded scan codes that lead readers to videos addressing such issues as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, and runner's knee. Not only will runners be able to read about how they can treat and prevent hundreds of medical and nutritional issues, but they'll also be able to walk into a top-level video consultation 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, from anywhere in the world!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623364595
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 748,727
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, is a sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, America's premier orthopedic hospital. Voted among New York City's top sports medicine doctors by New York magazine, Dr. Metzl takes care of athletic patients of all ages and lectures and teaches extensively. He lives in New York City.

Claire Kowalchik is a freelance writer/editor with more than 20 years of experience. She lives in Emmaus, PA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Step Into My Office ix

Part I Nuts and Bolts

Chapter 1 The Right Stuff 3

Chapter 2 The Mechanics of Healthy Running 17

Part II Uh-Oh: What's that Pain?

Chapter 3 Aches and Pains from the Feet Up 33

Chapter 4 Your Feet and Ankles 39

Chapter 5 Your Lower Legs 57

Chapter 6 Your Knees 75

Chapter 7 Your Upper Legs 95

Chapter 8 Your Hips, Groin, and Glutes 111

Chapter 9 Your Lower Back 141

Chapter 10 Your Upper Body 153

Chapter 11 Blisters, Bonking, and Other Annoying Maladies 165

Part III Getting the Most From Your Machine

Chapter 12 Body Work 195

Chapter 13 Rev It Up: Mastering the Science of Running Physiology 219

Chapter 14 Unleash Your Biggest Weapon 239

Part IV Tools of the Trade

Chapter 15 Good Food 249

Chapter 16 Good Shoes and Cool Clothes 263

Part V His and Hers

Chapter 17 Gender Differences 275

Appendix: Off to the Races 285

Acknowledgments 295

About the Authors 296

Index 297

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