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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!

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Author: Francis Feld Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is a textbook that will help instruct athletic training students, certified athletic trainers, and other health care providers about the emergency medical situations they can potentially face throughout their careers. Francis Feld, Keith M. Gorse, and Robert O. Blanc, along with their contributors, have covered the most crucial types of serious medical emergencies that may be encountered in sports. Also included is material for each of the Domains listed in the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and the Education Competencies and Proficiencies listed in the 2020 CAATE Standards. This is an ideal text for certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and other health care providers focusing on the skills, knowledge, practice, and preparation needed to handle real athletic emergency medical situations.

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: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

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.

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: 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.

Triathlon Medicine

Triathlon Medicine

Author: Sergio Migliorini Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/12/2019

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: 09/12/2019

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.

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.

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Author: William E. Prentice Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive reference written for the athletic training student who is 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 collectively combined their expertise and knowledge to produce a single text that encompasses all aspects of sports medicine rehabilitation. This new Sixth Edition provides the athletic trainer with a complete guide to the design, implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for sport-related injuries. Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Sixth Edition is intended for athletic trainers that deal with practical application of theory in a clinical setting. While a number of texts are available on the subject of rehabilitation of injury in various patient populations, Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Sixth Edition concentrates exclusively on the application of rehabilitation techniques in a sport-related setting for a unique sports medicine emphasis. New in the Sixth Edition: All new four color design More than 650 instructional high-resolution videos corresponding to a particular photograph Integrated laboratory manual More than 1,000 full-color images throughout New terminology to reflect the NATA Educational Competencies Fifth Edition Ancillary interactive website and instructor's materials available Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Sixth Edition is the perfect 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. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.

Examination of Orthopedic 4e

Examination of Orthopedic 4e

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2019

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.