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Triathlon Medicine

by Sergio Migliorini

Triathlon Medicine Synopsis

This book offers an ultimate clinical guide to all the medical issues related to triathlon - a very popular Olympic and international sport, and the most modern of all the endurance activities. Triathletes experience a range of environmental conditions and physiological demands, depending on the race, that must be taken into consideration when preparing for medical assistance. The book addresses in detail the topics of cardiovascular adaptations, overuse injuries, overtraining syndrome, endurance anaemia, nutrition and the physiological aspects associated with the discipline. It provides information on the training and technical aspects of the different distances in triathlon disciplines, with a special focus on safety in open-water swimming. Dedicated chapters also cover issues related to female, young, master and para-triathletes. Combining research perspectives with many years of experience practicing in the field, this book offers sport medicine physicians, orthopedists, physical therapists and coaches a comprehensive guide to the evaluation, treatment and prevention of all the overuse conditions and to improving athletes' performance.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783030223564
Publication date: 24th December 2019
Author: Sergio Migliorini
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 415 pages
Categories: Sports injuries & medicine, Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular medicine, Orthopaedics & fractures, Physiology, Sports psychology,

About Sergio Migliorini

Dr Migliorini, educated at the University of Milan, obtained his Sports Medicine degree in Turin in 1986 and Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine degree in Milan in 1993. Since then he has worked as a sport medicine physician at the Sport Traumatology Center at the University of Milan and he has focused his practice on the prevention and the treatment of the overuse injuries of runners and triathletes. He currently works in a private practice in Novara and at the Physioclinic Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Milan. Dr Migliorini has been a journalist since 1986 and he is author of a number of ...

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