Students have often commented on the need for a concise textbook on sports medicine that presents the essential information otherwise scattered across several much larger medical textbooks on other topics. Addressing this need, Key Topics in Sports Medicine makes effective use of the successful Key Topics format to provide extensive relevant information in an accessible and easy-to-follow manner. Practical and clearly presented, this is an invaluable resource for those students and practioners of sports medicine and rehabilitation, athletic training, physiotherapy and orthopedic surgery.
Table of Contents
99 topics, including: 1. Functional Anatomy 2. Training Principles / Development of Strength and Power 3. Biomechanical Principles 4. Biomechanical Analysis 5. Physiology of Training 6. Monitoring of Training Progress 7. Nutrition 8. Hot and Cold Climates 9. Altitude 10. Sport and Travelling 11. Principles of Sport Injury Diagnosis 12. Principles of Sport and Soft Tissue Management 13. Principles of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 14. Principles of Sport Injury Prevention 15. Sports Psychology 16. Team Sports 17. Psychological Aspects of Injury in Sport 18. Injury Repair Process 19. Basic Biomechanics of Tissue Injury 20. Plain Film Radiography in Sport 21. Nuclear Medicine 22. Diagnostic Ultrasound 23. MRI Scan 24. Other Imaging 25. Head Injury 26. Eye Injury 27. Injury to the Face, Nose, Ear 28. Dental Problems 29. Protective Headwear and Facial Protection in Sport 30. Spinal Injury: Functional Anatomy and General Biomechanics 31. Cervical Spine Injuries 32. Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries 33. Spine Related Syndromes 34. Chest Injuries 35. Abdominal Injuries and Abdominal Wall Injuries 36. Urinary Tract Injuries 37. The Shoulder Disorders 38. Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders 39. The Elbow Joint 40. The Forearm and Wrist 41. Hand Injuries 42. Neurological Injury Affecting the Upper Limb 43. Buttock Pain 44. Groin Pain 45. Thigh Injuries