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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: 01/05/2020

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: 01/05/2020

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.

Nuances in the Management of Hand and Wrist Injuries in Athletes, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

Nuances in the Management of Hand and Wrist Injuries in Athletes, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

Author: Sanj Kakar Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2020

This issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine will discuss Nuances in the Management of Hand and Wrist Injuries in Athletes. Guest edited by Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, this issue will discuss a number of related topics that are important to practicing clinicians. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series Consulting Editor, Dr. Mark Miller. The volume will include articles on: Imaging of the Hand and Wrist; Hand and wrist tendinopathies; Distal Radius Fractures in the Athlete; Acute Scaphoid Waist Fractures in the Athlete; Carpal Fractures Other than Scaphoid in the Athlete; Management of Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures in the Athlete; Thumb Ulnar and Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries; Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain in the Athlete; Wrist Injuries in the Paediatric Athlete; Evaluation and Treatment of Flexor Tendon and Pulley Injuries in Athletes; Extensor Tendons Injuries in the Athlete; Therapy Challenges for Athletes; among others.

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.

Qualitative Research in the Health Professions

Qualitative Research in the Health Professions

Author: William Pitney, Jenny Parker, Stephanie Mazerolle, Kelly Potteiger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Qualitative research can provide a great depth of understanding for health professionals in practice. Although many general research texts used in health discipline research courses present a broad spectrum of research methods, their discussion of qualitative methods is often limited. Qualitative Research in the Health Professions by Drs. William A. Pitney, Jenny Parker, Stephanie Mazerolle Singe, and Kelly Potteiger, is a practical and straightforward text for those learning about qualitative research in the health professions. In Qualitative Research in the Health Professions, readers will acquire skills in mastering: * Introductory concepts of qualitative research, how it compares to quantitative research, and how to conceptualize a qualitative study * How to conduct a qualitative research study and present findings, including sections on collecting and analyzing data, ensuring trustworthiness of the data, and attending to ethical issues * Advanced concepts including various forms of qualitative research, how to mix quantitative and qualitative methods, and how to evaluate qualitative research Each chapter includes activities and exercises to further students' understanding and the text also includes personal commentaries from scholarly practitioners in various health professions underscoring the value and importance of qualitative research. Qualitative Research in the Health Professions will help current and future practitioners master the principles of qualitative research, understand published qualitative studies, and apply these findings in furthering evidence-based practice.

Extreme Sports Medicine Manual

Extreme Sports Medicine Manual

Author: Amendola Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2020

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.

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: 24/02/2020

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: 24/02/2020

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.

Therapeutic Modalities for AT'S

Therapeutic Modalities for AT'S

Author: Chad Starkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/02/2020

This easy-to-read and easy-to-comprehend book covers every therapeutic modality relevant to athletic trainers, as defined by the NATA Role Delineation Study. Covers all the specific competencies related to the theory, application, effects, and administrative considerations in the application of therapeutic modalities described in the NATA Board of Certification Role Delineation Study.

Therapeutic Modalities

Therapeutic Modalities

Author: Chad Starkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/02/2020

New chapters and a significant redesign are among the prominent changes in the revised, expanded and totally reorganised 3rd edition of this leading therapeutic modalities book. New content includes fluidotherapy, hyperberic oxygen therapy and magnet therapy as well as administrative considerations.

Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, and Padding

Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, and Padding

Author: Joel W. Beam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2020

Comprehensive coverage--now in full color! Master the art and science of taping, wrapping, bracing, and padding techniques for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of common athletic injuries and conditions. Step by step, Joel Beam, EdD, ATC/L, details multiple methods--not just the most popular approach--for many procedures. Insightful discussions develop the critical-thinking skills you need to meet the needs of the client. You'll also learn which technique to use based on the injury/condition and how to analyze the effectiveness of the technique.

Evidence Based Practice in Sport and Exercise

Evidence Based Practice in Sport and Exercise

Author: Arnold, Schilling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2020

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.