Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention

Author: Paul Comfort,Earle Abrahamson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047097589X

Category: Science

Page: 548

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This text provides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes. Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee. Key features: Comprehensive. Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. Practical and relevant. Explores numerous real world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes to show how to apply the theory in practice. Cutting Edge. Presents the latest research findings in each area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.
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Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions

Author: David Joyce,Daniel Lewindon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135075107

Category: Medical

Page: 452

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World-class rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals, strength and conditioning coaches, biomechanists and sport scientists show how this integrated model works across the spectrum of athlete care. In every chapter, there is a sharp focus on the return to performance, rather than just a return to play. The book introduces evidence-based best practice in all the core areas of sports injury risk management and rehabilitation, including: performance frameworks for medical and injury screening; the science of pain and the psychology of injury and rehabilitation; developing core stability and flexibility; performance retraining of muscle, tendon and bone injuries; recovery from training and rehabilitation; end-stage rehabilitation, testing and training for a return to performance. Every chapter offers a masterclass from a range of elite sport professionals, containing best practice protocols, procedures and specimen programmes designed for high performance. No other book examines rehabilitation in such detail from a high performance standpoint. Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation is essential reading for any course in sports medicine and rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, sports science, and for any clinician, coach or high performance professional working to prevent or rehabilitate sports injuries.
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Sports Injuries

Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation

Author: Mahmut Nedim Doral

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642156304

Category: Medical

Page: 1247

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In recent years, research studies into sports injuries have provided healthcare professionals with a better understanding of their etiology and natural history. On this basis, novel concepts in the diagnosis and management of these conditions are now being explored. This timely book offers a complete guide to the latest knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of possible sports injuries. Individual sections are devoted to biomechanics, injury prevention, and the still emerging treatment role of growth factors, which foster more rapid tissue healing. Sports injuries of each body region are then examined in detail, with special attention to diagnostic issues and the most modern treatment techniques. In addition, pediatric sports injuries, extreme sports injuries, the role of physiotherapy, and future developments are extensively discussed. All who are involved in the care of patients with sports injuries will find this textbook to be an invaluable, comprehensive, and up-to-date reference.
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Sports Injury

Prevention & Rehabilitation

Author: N.A

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange

ISBN: 9780071354752

Category: Medical

Page: 513

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A guide to sports injury prevention and rehabilitation that includes a detailed biomechanical analysis of each injury, coverage of sport-specific injuries and their treatment, and insight on the causes, cures, and prevention of the most common injuries in twelve major sports.
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Sports Injuries

Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

Author: Lars Peterson,Per A.F.H. Renstrom

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1841849782

Category: Medical

Page: 620

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As more and 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, Fourth 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. 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 Outdoor activities during extreme conditions Sports injuries of the lower and upper extremities Injuries in sport for the disabled Richly illustrated with more than 650 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.
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The Anatomy of Sports Injuries

Author: Brad Walker

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781556436666

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 244

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"At once profound, spiritual, and witty, Master of the Three Ways is a remarkable work about human nature, the essence of life, and how to live simply and with awareness. In three hundred and fifty-seven verses, the author, Hung Ying-ming a seventeenth-century Chinese sage explores good and evil, honesty and deception, wisdom and foolishness, and heaven and hell. He draws from the wisdom of the Three Creeds Taoism, Confucianism, and Zen Buddhism to impress upon us that by combining simple elegance with the ordinary, we can make our lives artistic and poetic. This sense, along with a particular understanding of Zen that makes art from the simple in everyday life, has permeated Chinese and Japanese culture to this day. The work is divided into two books. The first generally deals with the art of living in society and the second is concerned with man's solitude and contemplations of nature. These themes repeatedly spill over into each other, creating multiple levels of meaning."
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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science

Sports Injury Prevention

Author: Roald Bahr,Lars Engebretsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444357492

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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This volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series is a practical guide on the prevention of sports injuries. It covers all Olympic sports, plus additional sport activities with international competition, such as rugby. Focusing on reducing the potential for injuries, the book is organised by regions of the body. There are also chapters on the importance of injury prevention and developing an injury prevention program within a team. The authors identify the risk factors for specific injuries in each sport, typical injury mechanisms and risks associated with training.
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Sports Rehabilitation, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine,

Author: Joe M. Hart

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370098

Category: Medical

Page: 201

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Sports Rehabilitation is a multi-disciplinary approach to treat injuries sustained through sports participation so the athlete can regain normal pain-free mobility. The primary goal is to return to pre-injury activities, whether the athlete is a professional, amateur or casual player. Articles to include ACL/Knee rehabilitation, Foot Intrinsics and Balance, Hamstring rehabilitation in runners, Rehabilitation of the throwing athlete, Concussion rehabilitation and many more!
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Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation in Sport

Author: Ross Bennett

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847979580

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation in Sport examines the key factors at play in the reduction and prevention of injury to athletes at all levels of sport. The book combines the latest scientific research with a critical review of current literature and the author's own personal experience working in the field of strength and conditioning at elite level to explain why certain modalities should or should not be prescribed by strength and conditioning coaches. There are full colour sequenced photographs showing the correct techniques for a wide variety of essential strength exercises. Other topics covered include how to effectively manage recovery and avoid overtraining; techniques for range of movement and corrective exercise; the most effective methods for shoulder and trunk stability; the theory and practice of propioception and plyometrics and how they can improve performance; the different methods employed when working with female or maturing athletes and the physiological impact of factors such as sleep patterns, travel, climate and illness on performance. The book concludes with a series of case studies that illustrate how to put theory into practice. Fully illustrated with 110 colour sequenced photographs and diagrams.
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Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries

Author: Roald Bahr,Sverre Mæhlum

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736041171

Category: Medical

Page: 451

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Illustrated with more than 400 full color illustrations and 120 photos, Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries is an outstanding guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. See and learn how to evaluate and treat a wide range of sports injuries and to confidently handle each step in the injury management process. You'll also learn how to prescribe rehabilitation exercises to your patients. Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries is a well-organized, easy-to-understand, and richly illustrated text for general practitioners and sports medicine specialists - anyone who needs to know how to diagnose and treat sports injuries of all kinds.
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