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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.
Written by a leading mental skills coach and contributing editor to Runner's World (US), this is a practical guide to building the psychological resilience that athletes need to recover from injury and rebound stronger. Injuries affect every athlete, from the elite Olympian to the weekend racer. In the moment, a traumatic crash, a torn muscle, or a stress fracture can feel like the most devastating event possible. While some athletes are destroyed by the experience, others emerge from their recovery better, stronger, and more confident than ever. The key to a swifter, stronger comeback is the use of mental skills: psychological tools that enable an athlete to take control of their recovery and ultimately use the experience to their advantage. Injury and other setbacks are inevitable - but with training, overcoming them skillfully and confidently is possible. This book will provide a clear, compelling explanation of psychological recovery from injury and a practical guide to building mental resilience. Weaving together personal narratives from star athletes, scientific research, and the specialized clinical expertise of mental skills coach Carrie Jackson Cheadle, it will contain more than 45 Mental Skills and Drills that athletes can use at every phase of their recovery process. These same strategies can help athletes who aren't currently injured reduce their vulnerability to injury, and enable any individual to reach new heights within their sport and beyond.
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.
Guest edited by Dr. Steven Moran, this issue of Hand Clinics will cover Current Concepts and Controversies in Scaphoid Fracture Management. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Kevin Chung of the University of Michigan. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Imaging for acute and chronic fractures, The vascularity of the scaphoid, Arthroscopic management of non-union, Vascularized grafts, Long-term outcomes of vascularized trochlear grafts for proximal pole reconstruction, The management of the healed scaphoid malunion, My technique for volar plating of scaphoid non-union, My technique for the management of scaphoid non-union, Volar vascularized grafts, Managing the athlete with a scaphoid fracture, among others.
This best-selling resource guides health care professionals through the preparticipation physical evaluation PPE process for young athletes from middle school through college. Included are recommendations on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and how to determine participation clearance. This resource also lists return-to-play guidelines, addresses medicolegal and ethical concerns, and explores future research and use of electronic formats. Contents cover physical examination and clearance, systems-based examinations, cardiovascular problems, central nervous system, pulmonary system, musculoskeletal conditions, and more. New in the Fifth Edition: New chapter for the female athlete New sections on mental health and the transgender athlete Includes English and Spanish versions of the History Form
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.
In any venue- the field, the gym, the ice rink- rely on this handy pocket guide to examination and treatment in the popular Davis's Notes format. It's packed with all of the information you need to quickly respond to any situation, but small enough fit in your kit, so you can always have it at hand. A spiral binding, thumb tabs and nearly 250 illustrations and photographs, most in full color, insure you can find just what you're looking for. Waterproof, reusable pages let you record clinical data and then wipe the pages clean with alcohol.
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.
An Athletic Trainer's Guide to Sports Nutrition fills the void of a subject area that is under-represented in current athletic trainer curriculums despite its importance in the field. Damon Amato has created a text that can be easily read and understood by health care professionals yet is in-depth enough to create a solid understanding of how the body works, making it easy to then pass on the information to athletes to help them eat ideally based on their specific sport, goal, and situation. Giving a physiology background is necessary to lay the foundation for understanding why certain recommendations in the text are given; however, only the necessary details are to focus on what is pertinent for athletic trainers to understand while advising athletes. Some topics covered inside include: Basics of human nutrition Disordered eating and eating disorders in athletes Supplements Eating optimally for injury recovery Nutrient timing Special situations An Athletic Trainer's Guide to Sports Nutrition gives athletic training clinicians and students the information and tools necessary to aid athletes in maintaining peak performance in nutrition, and fills the void left in the current athletic training curriculum.
Instructions for Sports Medicine Patients provides step-by-step guidance for your patients to save time and eliminate the risk of miscommunication. Marc Safran and James E. Zachazewski present the combined perspectives of both an orthopaedic sports medicine physician and a physical therapist for a balanced approach to therapeutic practices. The updated second edition covers additional topics so that you stay current and have the best treatment options at your fingertips. You'll have over 300 rehabilitation exercises with detailed drawings and descriptions, all customizable online and downloadable either in Spanish or English. Ensure that your patients comply with therapeutic instructions and recover more quickly from chronic ankle instability, tennis elbow, and more. Access the fully searchable contents on CD, along with all topics printable as PDFs for fast and easy access to the instructions you need. Provide over 300 rehabilitation exercises with detailed drawings and descriptions that are easy for the patient to follow at home. Customize patient handouts with special instructions through an adaptable notes area. Benefit from the perspectives of an orthopedic sports medicine physician and a physical therapist for balanced guidelines for the patient to follow. Stay at the forefront of therapy and practice with coverage of additional new topics-flexor hallucis longus tendonitis, hip labral tear, femoroacetabular impingement, ligamentum teres tear, hip instability, stiff (frozen) shoulder, hip arthroscopy SLAP lesion, Bennett lesion, thrower's shoulder, exercise with a joint replacement (arthroplasty), trochanteric bursitis, and viscosupplementation. Save time in finding the right treatment using an expanded table of contents that references both the common and scientific names of each condition. Help your patients understand instructions thanks to material at a 6th grade reading level for easy comprehension.