The Complete Guide to Sports Injuries

by Christopher M. Norris

Part of the Complete Guides Series

The Complete Guide to Sports Injuries Synopsis

This new addition to the well-known Complete Guide series will become an instant classic and essential introduction for physiotherapy students or any fitness professional dealing with sports injuries. Written by leading physiotherapist and successful author Chris Norris, this book covers the background into the structure and function of an area, the key signs for recognising symptoms and how to treat injuries with massage, taping and hot/cold techniques. Fully illustrated and packed with photography ranging from exercises to massages to suit specific injuries, it outlines the correct position and technique. The physiology is clearly illustrated and taping methods are clearly explained step-by-step. Perfect for the non-specialist providing essential management for sports injuries, this book also includes sections on simple self massage, healing timeframes, a treatment toolbox and strategies on structuring rehabilitation effectively.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408130773
Publication date: 5th September 2011
Author: Christopher M. Norris
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Sports training & coaching, Physiotherapy, Sports injuries & medicine,

About Christopher M. Norris

Dr Christopher M. Norris is a chartered physiotherapist, sports scientist, highly successful author of the Complete Guide to Stretching and established lecturer and consultant. He has over twenty years experience in treating sports injuries specialising in exercise therapy.

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