Evaluation of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Evaluation of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

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F. A. Davis Company


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Evaluation of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

The 2nd Edition includes everything you need to do a thorough and accurate evaluation of injuries experienced by athletes. Organized by body region, this tightly structured edition uses a highly visual format to present techniques that are clinically proven and clinically applicable. Each chapter reviews anatomy and biomechanics, then presents appropriate evaluation procedures, and ends with emergency or initial management of specific injuries.


  • Information presented in user-friendly format
  • Three additional chapters new to this edition: Assessment of Posture; The Cervical Spine; and General Medical Conditions
  • Distinctive boxes for each type of test added, including boxes for resisted range of motion and manual muscle tests, clinical tests, and special tests
  • Evaluation maps guide students through the evaluation process
  • Goniometry boxes explain how to take correct measurements and include photographs demonstrating the procedures
  • New boxes accompany common injuries and highlight common clinical findings
  • All boxes include photos and illustrations to aid students in visualizing techniques and findings
  • Two new highly illustrated appendices: Assessment of Muscle Length and Functional Testing
  • Text conforms to or exceeds the new Athletic Training Educational Competencies
  • Each chapter starts with a review of the bony areas, clinical anatomy, and biomechanics of that part of the body and ends with a discussion of emergency or initial management of specific injuries

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803600485
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 8.77(w) x 11.34(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Injury Evaluation Process
2. Injury Nomenclature
3. The Foot and Toes
4. The Ankle and Lower Leg
5. The Knee
6. The Patellofemoral Articulation
7. The Pelvis and Thigh
8. Gait
9. The Spine
10. The Thorax and Abdomen
11. The Shoulder and Upper Arm
12. The Elbow and Forearm
13. The Wrist, Hand, and Fingers
14. The Eye
15. The Face and Related Structures
16. Head and Neck Injuries
17. Environmental Injury
18. Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Appendix: Reflex Testing

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