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Sports injuries & medicine

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports injuries & medicine category. Presented with a red border are the Sports injuries & medicine books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sports injuries & medicine books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

Author: James (Original Movement, UK) Crossley Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/01/2020

This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also an osteopath. Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation is essential reading for all health professionals, sports therapists and trainers involved in exercise prescription.

Human Edge: The Limits Of Physiology

Human Edge: The Limits Of Physiology

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2020

The book is a non fiction-based piece of popular science which unravels the amazing adaptive physiological responses that our bodies undergo as we push it to the limits in extreme sports and natural environments. Each chapter captures the history, geography and physical challenges which our bodies face when we as a species have tried to conquer the great outdoors. From Mt Everest to the South Pole, from a journey to Mars to the bottom of the Mariana trench, the book makes the subject accessible to readers, with a basic knowledge of science, and also tries to bring in the author's own personal experiences and those of many legends from this sphere.For the reader (someone interested in science, particularly the life sciences or those who enjoy the outdoors and partake in extreme sports and outdoor activities), this is aimed to make physiology accessible and relatable, not as a piece of academic text.The reader will come away with a stronger understanding of human physiology (particularly at the extreme), how the body first deteriorates, then adapts and finally excels when faced with running a marathon, summiting Everest or going to Mars. Its cross functional nature, being a piece of non-fiction / popular science with personal anecdotes and history mixed in, will make for an interesting and memorable reading.

Human Edge: The Limits Of Physiology

Human Edge: The Limits Of Physiology

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2020

The book is a non fiction-based piece of popular science which unravels the amazing adaptive physiological responses that our bodies undergo as we push it to the limits in extreme sports and natural environments. Each chapter captures the history, geography and physical challenges which our bodies face when we as a species have tried to conquer the great outdoors. From Mt Everest to the South Pole, from a journey to Mars to the bottom of the Mariana trench, the book makes the subject accessible to readers, with a basic knowledge of science, and also tries to bring in the author's own personal experiences and those of many legends from this sphere.For the reader (someone interested in science, particularly the life sciences or those who enjoy the outdoors and partake in extreme sports and outdoor activities), this is aimed to make physiology accessible and relatable, not as a piece of academic text.The reader will come away with a stronger understanding of human physiology (particularly at the extreme), how the body first deteriorates, then adapts and finally excels when faced with running a marathon, summiting Everest or going to Mars. Its cross functional nature, being a piece of non-fiction / popular science with personal anecdotes and history mixed in, will make for an interesting and memorable reading.

Extreme Sports Medicine Manual

Extreme Sports Medicine Manual

Author: Amendola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/12/2019

Extreme sports are becoming immensely popular in today's culture. Many people participate in these sports at some level. Medical care for the extreme athlete is unique. There are unique injury patterns to certain sports. Medical personnel are not always aware of all these aspects of injury in these sports and the special care that is required. The purpose of this book is to bring this unique knowledge of extreme sports medicine to light in an exciting way. It will be a practical handbook for those who want to gain expertise in the field and for those called upon to take care of the extreme athlete. It will be organized by sport with every chapter following the same outline: Scope of the sport; Patterns and types of injury; special injuries unique to that sport--Mechanism of injury, diagnosis, treatment; Surgical techniques for unique injuries; Injury prevention.

Study Guide for the Board of Certification, Inc., Athletic Trainer Certification Examination

Study Guide for the Board of Certification, Inc., Athletic Trainer Certification Examination

Author: F.A. Davis Company, Susan Rozzi, Michelle Futrell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Features more than 1,900 questions in all in both multiple choice and alternate formats (multi-select, drag-and-drop, and hot-spot) with answer keys that present rationales for the correct responses. 1,835 in the book, including one pre-test and two full-length practice tests, each with 175 questions including multiple choice, clinical scenario, critical thinking, and skills assessment 35 Focused Testlets online at FADavis.com that mirror those on the BOC exam Reviews the full range of knowledge needed to pass the certification exam. Includes an exam overview, study plans, and test-taking strategies specific to the question types.

Triathlon Medicine

Triathlon Medicine

Author: Sergio Migliorini Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2019

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.

Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction and Other Knee Operations Limiting the Risk of Reinjury and Maximizing Athletic Performance

Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction and Other Knee Operations Limiting the Risk of Reinjury and Maximizing Athletic Performance

Author: Frank R. Noyes Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/11/2019

The wealth of information provided in this unique text will enable orthopedic surgeons, medical practitioners, physical therapists, and trainers to ensure that athletes who suffer anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, or who require major knee operations for other reasons, have the best possible chance of safely resuming sporting activity at their desired level without subsequent problems. Divided into seven thematic sections, the coverage is wide-ranging and encompasses common barriers to return to sport, return to sport decision-based models, and the complete spectrum of optimal treatment for ACL injuries, including preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation. Advanced training concepts are explained in detail, with description of sports-specific programs for soccer, basketball, and tennis. Readers will find detailed guidance on objective testing for muscle strength, neuromuscular function, neurocognitive function, and cardiovascular fitness, as well as validated assessments to identify and manage psychological issues. In addition, return to sport considerations after meniscus surgery, patellofemoral realignment, articular cartilage procedures, and knee arthroplasty are discussed. Generously illustrated and heavily referenced, Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction and Other Knee Operations is a comprehensive resource for all medical professionals and support staff working with athletes and active patients looking to get back in the game with confidence.

Sports & Exercise Massage Comprehensive Care for Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation

Sports & Exercise Massage Comprehensive Care for Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation

Author: Sandy Fritz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Providing guidelines for applying massage to amateur and professional athletes, Sports & Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care in Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition helps you address the challenges of treating clients involved in sports, physical fitness, rehabilitation, and exercise. In-depth coverage describes common patterns for sports activities, such as running and throwing, and uses the principles of massage to focus on assessment techniques, indications, contraindications, and outcome goals. This edition includes a new chapter on stretching, hundreds of full-color photos of techniques, and an Evolve companion website with step-by-step videos demonstrating sports massage applications. Written by noted educator and massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this resource provides the proven massage techniques you need to manage common exercise and sports injuries and syndromes. Comprehensive coverage includes all the essentials of sports and exercise massage in one resource, with topics such as theories of sports, fitness, and rehabilitation; a brief anatomy and physiology review; basic nutrition for fitness; a review of massage methods and detailed descriptions of therapeutic techniques that apply to sports massage, such as lymph drainage, care of acute injury, connective and deep tissue applications, and pain management; and discussions of categories of injury common to athletes: sprains, strains, wounds, contusions, joint injury, and more. More than 600 full-color illustrations show procedures, concepts, and techniques. Student-friendly features include chapter outlines and learning objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, a glossary, and In My Experience boxes highlighting real-life situations in sports and exercise massage. Case studies provide an opportunity to develop clinical reasoning skills. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include videos demonstrating techniques, a stretching atlas, a general massage protocol, and additional case studies. Expert author Sandy Fritz provides massage for professional athletes in many sports, and her school, the Health Enrichment Center, had a 13-year partnership with the Detroit Lions. UPDATED photos and illustrations show techniques with more clarity than before. NEW Stretching chapter shows how to use methods of stretching in a safe and beneficial manner. UPDATED complete general protocol suitable for the common athlete is included on the Evolve companion website, featuring a video and a step-by-step guide that can easily be modified to meet the specific needs of athletic clients. Added emphasis on treatment planning for athletic clients includes case studies and more In My Experience boxes describing Sandy Fritz's real-life experiences with sports massage. Expanded chapter on research supports evidence-informed practice, including research on fascia and kinesiotaping. Additional orthopedic tests most commonly used by massage therapists are included to enhance your skills in assessment and referral.

Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals Applying Theories & Principles to Practice

Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals Applying Theories & Principles to Practice

Author: Matthew R. Kutz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2019

Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals: Applying Theories and Principles to Practice by Dr. Matthew R. Kutz presents some of the most common leadership questions with the intent to facilitate intrigue and dialogue about the general concept of leadership and an awareness of potential leadership issues facing health care professionals. Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals presents responses that will initiate discussion, as well as offer solutions based on the best available evidence across a wide spectrum of relevant research. Discussion questions at the end of each response will allow the reader to engage in critical thinking and re-evaluate their experiences and offer new insights into their leadership journey. Sections include questions on key issues for health care professionals: The essence of leadership Leadership development Teamwork and communication Change Organizational culture and complexity Leadership ethics and power Diversity and multicultural leadership Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals takes an interprofessional and interdisciplinary approach and is relevant for athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, nurses, physicians, and more. Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals: Applying Theories and Principles to Practice offers students a broader conceptual understanding of leadership, as well as the depth required by seasoned health care clinicians, managers, and executives who are looking for practical and evidence-based insights to their toughest leadership issues.

Examination of Orthopedic 4e

Examination of Orthopedic 4e

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2019

Completely revised and updated, the 4th Edition of the field's standard resource brings you all field's most current knowledge and an all-new full-color art program. Its superb combination of detailed illustrations and precise language makes even the most complicated concepts and techniques clear. Organized by body region, each chapter begins with a review of anatomy and biomechanics; proceeds through clinical evaluation, pathologies, and related special tests; and concludes with a discussion of on-field or initial management of specific injuries. The Plus Code inside new, printed texts gives you access to the instructor and student resources online at DavisPlus, including your Davis Digital Version, range of motion animations, and review questions for every chapter.