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5th Edition

Sports Injuries Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation

    ISBN 9780367522049
    624 Pages 762 Color Illustrations
    September 14, 2023 by Routledge

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    624 Pages 762 Color Illustrations
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    As more people realize the cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular benefits that regular physical activity provides, the risk for potential injury also increases. In order to provide successful treatment, all persons involved in the management of injury must have a thorough understanding of the healing process of the various tissues and also be familiar with the demands of different types of sports. Written by two world-renowned experts, Sports Injuries, Fifth Edition comprehensively covers the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Essential reading for all athletes, coaches/trainers, physiotherapists, and doctors, the updated edition of this highly popular and well-established textbook skillfully integrates scientific background and evidence with practical application. Updated topics covered include: • Individual risk factors for sports injuries • Effects of physical inactivity on the tissues • Head and face injuries in sport • Cervical, thoracic and abdominal injuries in sport • Back and spine injuries in sport • Leg, Knee and Thigh Injuries • Outdoor activities during extreme conditions • Ethical considerations in Sports and Exercise Medicine • Injuries in sport for the disabled, growing and aging athletes Richly illustrated with more than 600 color drawings and photographs, this book covers injuries resulting from the full range of international sports. For each type of injury examined, it details the symptoms, mechanism of injury, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation protocols, and key points—clearly stating what both non-medical and medical professionals should do in each case of injury. This easy-to-follow textbook features a glossary of key terms and protocols with rehabilitation exercises to provide readers with a solid understanding about how to effectively treat, rehabilitate, and prevent sports injuries and will be of key reading to academics and students of Sport Medicine, Sport Injury, Physiotherapy and Sports Rehabilitation as well as related disciplines.

    1.Sports Medicine/Injuries in Sports and Society

    2. Risk Factors for Sports Injuries-

    3. Equipment in Sport – Principles

    4. Braces and Taping Used in Sport

    5. Injury Prevention in Some Major Sports

    6. Arena Preparedness and Treatment Options

    7. Treatment Principles and Options – an Overview

    8. Rehabilitation Principles

    9. Shoulder and Upper Arm Injuries in Sports mean

    10. Elbow Injuries in Sport

    11. Forearm, Wrist and Hand Injuries in Sport

    12. Head and Face Injuries in Sport

    13. Throat, Chest and Abdominal Injuries in Sport

    14. Back/Spine Injuries in Sport

    15. Groin, Pelvis and Hip Joint Injuries in Sport

    16. Thigh Injuries in Sport

    17. Knee Injuries in Sport

    18. Lower Leg Injuries in Sport

    19. Ankle Injuries in Sport

    20. Foot Injuries in Sport

    21. Growing Athletes – Special Considerations

    22. Outdoor Activity Risks and Sports During Extreme Conditions

    23. Disabled Athletes’ Injuries


    Lars Peterson, MD, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of Orthopedics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, former clinical director of the Gothenburg Medical Center, and founding member and also president of ICRS --the International Cartilage Repair Society. He is a former chairman of the Swedish Society for Sports Medicine. A former National Top League player in both soccer/football and ice hockey in Sweden, he has also been the doctor for the Swedish national soccer/football team and the Swedish national ice.-hockey team, He also served as a member of the Medical Committee of FIFA –Federation of National Football Associations for 38 years.

    Per Renstrom, MD, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and was previously professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Vermont. He has previously been vice president of FIMS and president of ISAKOS. A former member of the Medical Commission of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) for 25 years, of the Medical Services Committee of the ATP for 25 years, of the Sport Science & Medicine Commission of the ITF (International Tennis Federation), doctor for the Swedish Davis Cup tennis team and national physician for the Swedish Football/Soccer Association."

    Scott Lynch, MD, is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine at MS Hershey Medical Center. He is the Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and the Practice Site Medical Director for the Adult Bone and Joint Institute. He is a former NCAA wrestling champion and has assisted in coaching wrestling from the youth to the collegiate level. He has extensive experience with caring for athletes and teams from diverse sports and ages, from youth to Division 1 university and professional teams.

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