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Evidence-based Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Evidence-based Sports Medicine / Edition 1


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This book summarises current knowledge and evidence for a variety of clinical problems encountered by Sports Physicians and others involved with active patients.

It is a compilation of chapters by authors with authority and experience in their chosen field. In addition to management of common clinical problems, this book will attempt to provide the reader with the evidence for exercise and sport related to primary and secondary prevention of common problems such as osteoarthritis and diabetes mellitus.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727915849
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/10/2002
Series: Evidence-Based Medicine Series , #26
Pages: 578
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.45(d)

About the Author

Domhnall MacAuley Visiting Professor, Faculty of Life and Health Science, University of Ulster, Ireland; Specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine; Assistant Editor BMJ
Thomas Best Professor and Pomerene Chair in Family Medicine, Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Table of Contents

Methodology in research.

Effects of physical training in asthma: a systematic review.

Does exercise impair or improve the immune system?.

Does exercise help or harm in osteoarthritis?.

Can physical activity help weight loss in obesity?.

Does exercise aid in diabetic control?.

Can exercise help prevent falls and falls related injuries in older people?.

Is there a role for exercise in the prevention of osteoporotic fractures?.

How should you treat spodylolysis in the athlete?.

How should you treat chronic groin pain?.

What is the most effective treatment for Myossitis Ossificans?.

How should you treat a stress fracture?.

Is taping helpful after ankle sprains?.

When should the concussed athlete stop contact sport?.

Should you play sport with spinal stenosis?.

Does stretching help prevent injury?.

How should you treat chronic back pain in an athlete?.

Should you play sport with one kidney, one testis?.

How evidence-based is our clinical examination of the shoulder?.

How evidence-based is our clinical examination of the knee?.

What is the optimal treatment of the acute ACL injury?.

What is the most appropriate treatment of patellar tendinitis?.

How effective are pelvic stabilisation exercises?.

How evidence-based is our clinical examination of the ankle?.

What is the best treatment of subcutaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon?.

Are corticosteroid injection as effective as physiotherapy for treatment of painful stiff shoulder?.

What is the evidence that manipulation therapy is effective in musculoskeletal injury?.

When should you play with a fever or infection (mono, hepatitis, myocarditis)?.

How should you treat first time shoulder dislocation?.

Are Ultrasound and electrotherapy effective in treatment of soft tissue injury?.

Do antioxidants help performance?.

How to undertake research using database registries.

How should you treat planta fasciitis?.

Ankle: injury prevention

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