The FIMS Team Physician Manual is the official sports medicine handbook of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), the world’s oldest sports medicine organization. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, the book offers a complete guide to the background knowledge, practical techniques and professional skills required to become a successful medical practitioner working in sport.
Well illustrated, with clear step-by-step guidance, plus text boxes and checklists for quick reference, the Team Physician Manual covers every key area of activity and intervention, from the preparticipation examination to rehabilitation. The book surveys every classification of sports injury, offering clear advice on fieldside assessment, diagnosis and treatment, as well as examining best practice in general aspects of sports medicine, such as prevention and the psychology of injury. Written by a team of world-leading physicians from North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia, this book is a ‘must have’ reference for any doctor, physical therapist, or medical professional working in sport.
Part One: Sports Medicine for The Team Physician 1. The Modern-Day Team Physician: Roles & Responsibilities 2. The Preparticipation Examination: A Cornerstone of Sports Injury Prevention 3. The cardiovascular pre-participation screening of young athlete 4. Principles of Exercise Physiology 5. Sport Nutrition 6. Fieldside Assessment and Triage 7. Drug Testing/Doping 8. Medical and Other Conditions Affecting Sports Participation 9. The Young Athlete 10. Physically Challenged Athletes 11. The Female Athlete 12. Senior Athletes 13. Environmental Problem Part Two: Musculoskeletal Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation 14. Shoulder Injuries 15. Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Injuries 16. Hip, Spine, and Pelvis Injuries 17. Knee Injuries 18. Lower Leg Injuries 19. Muscle Injuries 20. Foot And Ankle Injuries 21. Head and Neck Injuries Part Three: Other Sports Injuries and Management 22. Taping & Bracing in Sports 23. Preventing Injuries in Sports: What the Team Physician Needs to Know 24. Psychology of Sports Injury and Recovery 25. Rehabilitation in Sports Medicine