Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
In recent years, research studies into sports injuries have provided healthcare professionals with a better understanding of their etiology and natural history. On this basis, novel concepts in the diagnosis and management of these conditions are now being explored. This timely book offers a complete guide to the latest knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of possible sports injuries. Individual sections are devoted to biomechanics, injury prevention, and the still emerging treatment role of growth factors, which foster more rapid tissue healing. Sports injuries of each body region are then examined in detail, with special attention to diagnostic issues and the most modern treatment techniques. In addition, pediatric sports injuries, extreme sports injuries, the role of physiotherapy, and future developments are extensively discussed. All who are involved in the care of patients with sports injuries will find this textbook to be an invaluable, comprehensive, and up-to-date reference.
|Publisher:||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.20(d)|
About the Author
Prof. Mahmut Nedim Doral, M.D., is internationally recognized for his expertise in orthopedic sports medicine. He has authored over 150 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 15 book chapters in internationally published books; he also acts as a referee for four national and five international journals. His last book, Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation, was published by Springer in 2011. For over 30 years, Dr. Doral’s major research interests have been in sports injuries and rehabilitation, arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, basic science research in tendon injuries, and knee arthroplasty.
He is the chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and the Department of Sports Medicine at the Hacettepe University Medical School.
Dr. Doral is the medical chief and health system organizer of Galatasaray Sports Club Youth Teams.
He has been the director of the Hacettepe University Sports Medicine Center since 1995. He has been board member (2003–2009), program committee member (2004–2012), and membership committee chairman (2007–2011) of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He is also a past member of the scientific committee of European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA). He currently serves in the Executive Council of the Turkish National Olympic Committee; as executive committee chair of andnewsletter editor at the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Associations; and also as newsletter editor at the European Federation of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology (EFOST).
Dr. Doral served as president of the Turkish Society of Orthopaedics & Traumatology (TOTBID) (2010–2011). He was the past president of EFOST (2000–2003), Asia-Pacific Knee Society (APKS/Knee Section of APOA) (2004–2006), and the Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery(2002–2004), and past chief of the Medical Committee Turkish Federation of National Basketball Team. He is the founder and past president of the Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology. He was honored as distinguished visiting professor by the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering in 2006 and Kentucky University in 2009.
Prof. Jon Karlsson, M.D., Ph.D., was born in Iceland, where he graduated from the medical school in Reykjavik in 1978 and moved to Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1981. He defended his Ph.D. thesis on “Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability” at the Gothenburg University in 1989 and was appointed associate professor in 1990. He has been senior consultant in the Orthopaedic Department of the Sahlgrenska University Hospital since 1991 and clinical head during 1997–2001. Since 2001, Dr. Karlsson has been the academic head at the Sahlgrenska Academy. In that capacity, he mentored 32 Ph.D. theses and was appointed chief of the orthopedic research laboratory. He is author of more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and 26 books on orthopedics and sports traumatology. He was appointed professor of orthopedics and sports traumatology in 1998. He was president of the Swedish Association of Sports Medicine in 1999–2001.
Since 2008, Dr. Karlsson has been editor-in-chief of KSSTA (Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy), the official journal of the European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA). He has been program chairman of the biannual ESSKA congress for 2006, 2008, and 2010 and board member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) since 2005. He is currently secretary of the ISAKOS Executive Board.
Active in sports, Dr. Karlsson played basketball and is currently the caretaking physician of the Swedish soccer team IFK Gothenburg.
Table of Contents
Introduction and History of Sports Traumatology. Prevention of Sports Injuries. Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity: Shoulder Injuries.- Elbow and Wrist Injuries. Groin Injuries In Sports. Knee Injuries In Sports: A New Perspective on Meniscal Repair and Replacement.- Current Perspectives on Ligament Surgery.- Update on Patellar Injuries. Sports Injuries of Ankle Joint. Current Trends In Cartilage Repair. Stress Fractures. Muscle and Tendon Injuries. Sports and Arthroplasty. Pediatric Sports Injuries. Extreme Sports & Sport Specific Injuries. Role of Physiotherapy in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Future of Sports Trauma. Miscellaneous.