Sports Medicine Secrets: A Hanley and Belfus Publication / Edition 3

Sports Medicine Secrets: A Hanley and Belfus Publication / Edition 3

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Sports Medicine Secrets: A Hanley and Belfus Publication / Edition 3

This user-friendly new edition is updated, expanded, and heavily illustrated, divided into 11 section headings that cover the legal, psychosocial, and practical aspects of sports activities in general and the injuries and benefits resulting from specific sports. Sections include medical supervision of the athlete, special populations, conditioning, environmental concerns, protective equipment, sports nutrition, behavioral and psychological problems, general medical problems, overuse and trauma, management approaches and techniques, and specific sports.
• Concise answers that also feature the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
• Bulleted lists and tables for quick review
• All the most important, "need to know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series
• Thorough, highly detailed index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560535485
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/28/2002
Series: Secrets Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 618
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Christopher C. Madden, MD is in private practice on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. His sports medicine practice is broad, and he has special interests in head injuries, bio-mechanics, environmental and altitude medicine, backcountry sports, endurance and ultra-endurance medicine, snowboarding injuries, and cycling and mountain biking injuries. Chris edits and authors a variety of topics in sports publications, ranging from previsit patient education to professional textbooks. He also teaches sports medicine to primary care residents from Rose and the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Programs, in addition to out-of-state residents. He is active in the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he is on the Board of Directors, is past annual meeting Program Chair, has served on the Program Planning and Public Relations Committees, and currently chairs the Economics Committee, where he has developed various sports medicine economics and business practice tools, workshops, and national presentations for the membership. Chris is also involved with the American College of Sports Medicine, where he has served on the Education Committee and has served on and chaired panels at various annual meetings. An avid backcountry enthusiast, Chris loves to tackle epic rides and ultra-endurance, cross-country, and Super D races on his mountain bikes, snowboard and telemark in pristine, off-piste, and backcountry powder, trail run, hike, mountaineer and rock climb, ride motocross, practice yoga, and spend time with his family.

Table of Contents

I. Medical Supervision of the Athlete
1. The Team Physician
2. The Athletic Trainer and the Training Room
3. The Preparticipation Evaluation
4. Limiting Conditions for Sports Participation
5. Evaluating the Severely Injured Athlete
6. Injuries and Emergencies on the Field
7. Sports Medicine and the Law
II. Special Populations
8. Questions Parents Ask about the Young Athlete
9. The Female Athlete: Performance Expectations
10. The Female Athlete: Exercise, Osteoporosis, and Birth Control
11. Guidelines for Exercise during Pregnancy
12. The Mature Athlete
13. The Wheelchair Athlete and Other Forms of Adaptive Exercise
III. Conditioning
14. Building Aerobic Power
15. Building Strength
16. Strength Training in Young Athletes
17. Flexibility
IV. Environmental Concerns
18. Thermoregulation and Safe Exercise in the Heat
19. Heat Injuries
20. Safe Exercise in the Cold and Cold Injuries
21. Exercise at High Altitude
22. Scuba and Diving Medicine
V. Protective Equipment
23. Protective Equipment: Football
24. Protective Equipment: Baseball, Softball, Hockey, Wrestling, and Lacrosse
VI. Sports Nutrition
25. Ergogenic Aspects of Sports Nutrition
26. A Healthy Diet for Athletes
27. Fluids and Electrolytes
VII. Behavioral and Psychological Problems
28. Drugs and Doping: Anabolic Steroids and Growth Hormone
29. Drugs and Doping: Blood Doping and Recombinant Human Erythropoietin
30. Drugs and Doping: Amphetamines and Other Agents
31. Eating Disorders
32. Exercise Addiction
33. Psychological Problems of the Athlete
34. Psychological Techniques to Enhance Performance
35. Overtraining
36. Abuse and Addiction: Alcohol and Street Drugs
VIII. General Medical Problems
37. Infections in Athletes
38. HIV/AIDS in Athletes
39. Diabetes Mellitus
40. Hypertension and Exercise
41. Exercise-induced Asthma
42. Exercise-induced Urticaria and Anaphylaxis
43. The Athlete with Epilepsy
44. Exercise-induced Headache
45. Sports Dermatology
46. Anemia, Athletic Pseudoanemia, and Sickle Cell Disease
47. Proteinuria, Hematuria, and Athletic Pseudonephritis
48. Gastrointestinal Problems
49. The Athlete's Heart
50. Sudden Death in High School and College Athletes
51. Sudden Cardiac Death in Adult Athletes
IX. Overuse and Trauma
52. Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies
53. Sprains, Strains, Trigger Points, and Soft Tissue Injuries
54. Head Injuries
55. Cervical Spine Injuries
56. Sports-related Eye Injuries
57. Maxillofacial Injuries
58. Shoulder and Clavicle Trauma
59. Overuse Injuries of the Shoulder
60. The Elbow in Athletics
61. Wrist and Forearm Problems
62. Finger, Thumb, and Hand Injuries
63. Thoracic and Abdominal Problems
64. Low Back Pain
65. Spondylysis, Spondylolisthesis, and Facet Syndrome
66. Pelvic and Buttock Syndromes
67. Hip, Groin, and Thigh Problems
68. Traumatic Knee Injuries
69. Patellofemoral Problems
70. Other Knee Conditions
71. Lower Leg Syndromes
72. Ankle Problems
73. Foot Problems in Athletes
74. Stress Fractures
X. Management Approaches and Techniques
75. Initial Injury Management: P-R-I-C-E-S
76. Rehabilitation Principles
77. Physical Therapy Modalities
78. The Uses of Manual Medicine in Athletes
79. Injection and Aspiration
80. Functional Bracing in Athletics
81. Athletic Taping
XI. Specific Sports
82. Football
83. Volleyball
84. Soccer
85. Basketball
86. Wrestling
87. Swimming
88. Spring Board and Platform Diving
89. Baseball and Softball
90. Track and Field
91. Gymnastics
92. Tennis and Other Racquet Sports
93. Golf
94. Downhill Ski Injuries
95. Nordic Skiing
96. Rowing
97. Ice Hockey
98. Dance
99. Boxing
100. Martial Arts
101. Moutaineering and Climbing
102. Bicycling
103. Weightlifting and Powerlifting
104. In-line Skating
105. Cheerleading
106. Mass Participation Sports and Events

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