Sports Neurology available in Hardcover
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- Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Now in its updated and expanded Second Edition, this volume is a comprehensive guide to the recognition, evaluation, and treatment of neurologic illnesses and injuries in athletes. Coverage encompasses the full range of issues arising in the care of the neurologically impaired athlete, from diagnostic tests, to prevention and treatment of injuries from specific sports, to current strategies for rehabilitation.The Second Edition's section on general concepts in sports neurology includes new chapters on sports neuropsychology; functional anatomy and biomechanics of the spine in sports; electromyographic analysis of functional activity; Special Olympics and the mentally disabled athlete; and Paralympics and the physically disabled athlete. The section on neurologic disorders features greatly expanded coverage of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine injuries and new chapters on transient quadraparalysis, degenerative and movement disorders, and multiple sclerosis and exercise. The section on sport-specific neurologic injuries includes a new chapter on ballet and dance.