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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!

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

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: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2020

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 & Vasconcellos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2020

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.

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Author: William E. Prentice Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition is the definitive reference for athletic training students and professionals who are interested in gaining more in-depth exposure to the theory and practical application of rehabilitation techniques used in a sports medicine environment. Dr. William Prentice and his contributors have combined their knowledge and expertise to produce a single text that encompasses all aspects of sports medicine rehabilitation. Featuring more than 1,000 colour illustrations, 700 high-resolution videos, and an integrated laboratory manual, this newly updated seventh edition provides the athletic trainer with a complete guide to the design, implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for sport-related injuries. The seventh edition includes new and updated information on topics including: * Pharmacology and the role of medication in pain management and performance * Nutrition and its impact on rehabilitation * Rehabilitation techniques for the core * Roles within the rehabilitation team * Pathomechanics and epidemiology of common injuries * Psychological considerations and communication with injured patients * Tips for documentation from Dr. Prentice Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive resource for athletic training students, faculty, and clinicians; physical therapists who manage rehabilitation programs for sports-related injuries; as well as for strength and conditioning coaches who supervise performance enhancement programs on return to play.

Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine

Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine

Author: Mark Knoblauch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

Publication of a research article can be a defining moment in a researcher's career. However, the steps involved in turning an initial research question into a published article can be a long and arduous journey. To aid in this process, Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine was developed to serve as a comprehensive writing guide for research professionals and students who are looking to improve their academic writing skills. Dr. Mark Knoblauch and his 15 contributors developed Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine to focus around the area of manuscript development and presentation, while also including chapters that outline the foundational concepts of professional writing, developing a research grant, and the journal selection process. Each chapter is written by content experts who bring a wealth of experience not only from their own academic writing but also from having spent countless hours helping students become better, more effective writers. Many textbooks have been written that focus on development of the research manuscript itself, but what sets Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine apart is that it includes so much more to aid writers in their process. What you can find inside: * Examination of ancillary aspects associated with academic research such as poster and oral presentations * How to choose the most effective journal * How to deal with the stress of writing * How to write an effective grant Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine covers those topics and more, with the intent of providing a thorough, practical writing guide that spans the breadth of the research manuscript development, writing, and presentation process. Throughout the textbook, sample writings and cases relevant to the fields of kinesiology and sports medicine are used to provide the reader relevant, applicable examples to help improve their own writing.

Study Guide for the Board of Certification, Inc. 4e

Study Guide for the Board of Certification, Inc. 4e

Author: Rozzi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

Please note: The CD packaged with this product is no longer compatible with most current operating systems. The most comprehensive review book for the new, 2010 BOC Test Plan! A complete roadmap to success on the new, 2010 BOC entry-level certification exam for Athletic Trainers! More than 1,400 questions in the Study Guide and on the Interactive, Electronic Test Bank the bonus CD-ROM, including the new,'Focused Testlets,' offer practice, practice, and more practice. The questions you'll find in the book and on the bonus CD-ROM show you the way to success on the new, 2010 Board of Certification, Inc., Entry-Level Athletic Trainer Certification Examination. Together, they offer an in-depth review of content and familiarize you with the computerized format of the new exam and the new questions types, including the new, focused testlets. At the same time, you'll be assessing your knowledge and identifying areas for further study. Rely on the 4th Edition of Study Guide for the Board of Certification, Inc., Entry-Level Athletic Trainer Certification Examination for everything you need to sit for the exam with confidence. Study Guide Presents 800 multiple-choice questions. Reviews the full range of knowledge needed to pass the certification exam. Includes an exam overview, study tips, and test-taking strategies. Interactive, Electronic Question Bank on CD-ROM 1,000 multiple-choice questions, 800 from the book and 200 unique to the CD 73 Focused Testlets, each with approximately 5 questions related to a common scenario encompassing all of the exam question formats.... Multiple Choice Multiple Selection Prompt and Response Hot Spot 'Hot Spot' with tool bar Drag-and-Drop (Steps-in-Order) Drag-and-Drop (Image Labeling) Practice Test with 150 multiple choice questions and 5 focused Testlets

Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains Expert Advice in Sports Medicine

Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains Expert Advice in Sports Medicine

Author: Patrick O. McKeon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional sports medicine references? Are you seeking brief, up-to-date, expert advice for common issues that can be encountered when working with athletes? Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides a unique format of concise and to the point responses with clinical application, backed by the latest research on sports-related ankle sprains among athletes. Drs. Patrick O. McKeon and Erik A. Wikstrom and their contributors present 39 common clinical questions regarding the prevention, assessment, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of ankle sprains. Co-published with the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides concise answers to 39 frequently asked clinical questions. Written in a conversational tone, the authors of the individual questions represent a variety of different backgrounds and are experts in their respective field. The variety of questions and brevity of responses will make this a book that is easy to read and reference at the point of care. Some sample sections and questions include: Risk and reduction of ankle sprains What effect does prophylactic bracing and/or taping have on reducing lateral ankle sprain risk? Diagnosis What are the most useful clinical tests to accurately diagnose syndesmotic and medial ankle sprains? Treatment and rehabilitation To what extent should I use manual therapies to treat ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability? Surgical considerations When should I refer my patient with an ankle problem to an orthopedic surgeon? Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine is the perfect at-your-side resource for the athletic trainer, team physician, or sports medicine clinician looking for practical answers to sports-related ankle sprain questions. The concise and conversational tone allows the reader to readily apply the information into their everyday practice.

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown, Jeffrey L. Ryan Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/03/2020

The 3rd edition of this popular work has been completely revised and updated to bring you all of the field's most current knowledge in an even easier-to-use new design. Its superb combination of detailed illustrations and precise language make 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. There is increased focus on evidence-based practice, including new 'Practical Evidence' boxes. This title contains new chapter on evidence-based diagnosis. Updated art program includes hundreds of new photographs, new line art, and second color on the photographs to enhance palpation images. Text conforms to or exceeds the Athletic Training Educational Competencies. Distinctive boxes for each type of test, including goniometry, resisted range of motion and manual muscle tests, clinical tests, and special tests, are well-illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Evaluative Findings boxes summarize clinical findings for specific injuries or conditions. Observational Findings boxes help students to identify specific conditions or injuries.

Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook

Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown, Jeffrey L. Ryan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

Tap into easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and initial management of specific orthopedic and athletic injuries with the new edition of this companion to Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, 3rd Edition . From evaluative procedures for palpation and range of motion through neurologic, ligamentous, and special tests, everything you need now in the lab, and later in the field or in the clinic, is here. It's a terrific preparation tool for the BOC examination, too. This title covers procedures for over 185 special, neurological, ligamentous, and range of motion tests. It features unique palpation photographs with anatomical overlays to identify the underlying structure. It provides precisely illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the correct position of the patient and examiner, the evaluative procedure, positive test results, and implications. It includes tables of bony landmarks, and other useful aids for identifying postural disorders. It illustrates proper measuring techniques.

Evidence Based Practice in Sport and Exercise

Evidence Based Practice in Sport and Exercise

Author: Arnold, Schilling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

What is the evidence? Why do you need it? How do you evaluate it? How do you use it to make decisions? Put the evidence to work for your patients. Master the knowledge and clinical decision-making skills you need to provide the very best care for your clients...based on the evidence. Step by step, you'll learn how to find and evaluate the existing research and determine whether there is sufficient clinical evidence to support a specific treatment and whether it should be recommended or used to address a client's need. A wealth of examples drawn from the literature illustrates its role in everyday practice. An access code inside new printed texts unlocks your student-focused questions that guide and reinforce learning.

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training Third Edition

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training Third Edition

Author: Julie N. Bernier, Deborah Kay Strady Otte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2020

For more than 10 years, the Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training has assisted clinicians and students in applying current concepts applicable to the profession while in the classroom, clinic, or on the field. Now updated into a third edition, this pocket-sized, comprehensive, and user-friendly companion guide is an essential resource. With over 2100 terms and 20 appendices, it includes a more complete series of neurologic and musculoskeletal special tests, as well as available evidence-based data including likelihood ratios, and interrater and intrarater reliability data to support the use of each test. Additional updates include: references to accreditation; goniometric range of motion measures; pharmacology; concussion assessment protocol; and the NATA's Code of Ethics. This new edition will textually and visually provide the athletic training clinician and student with a quick overview of the essential elements of the profession.