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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!

A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Physiology and Injury Management

A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Physiology and Injury Management

Author: Stuart Porter Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2020

Divided into two parts, physiology and sports injury management, this is an innovative clinical- and evidence-based guide, which engages with the latest developments in athletic performance both long and short term. It also considers lower level exercise combined with the pertinent physiological processes. It focuses on the rationale behind diagnostic work up, treatment bias and rehabilitation philosophy, challenging convention within the literature to what really makes sense when applied to sports settings. Drawing upon experts in the field from across the world and various sports settings, it implements critical appraisal throughout with an emphasis on providing practical solutions within sports medicine pedagogy. Dovetails foundational sports physiology with clinical skills and procedures to effectively manage sports injuries across a variety of settings Takes an interdisciplinary approach and draws upon both clinical- and evidence-based practice Contributed by leading international experts including academics, researchers and in-the-field clinicians from a range of sports teams including the All Blacks and Chelsea FC Pedagogical features include learning objectives, clinical tip boxes, summaries, case studies and Editor's commentary to/critique of concepts and techniques across chapters

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: 21/10/2020

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: 21/10/2020

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.

Complications in Orthopaedics: Sports Medicine

Complications in Orthopaedics: Sports Medicine

Author: Stephen R. Thompson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

One of the hallmarks of a master surgeon is the ability to navigate a wide variety of inevitable difficult situations in surgery, whether errors in judgment, technical mistakes, or unavoidable outcomes. Complications in Orthopaedic Surgery is a new series designed to provide real-world guidance on recognizing and avoiding errors, as well as how to course-correct during surgery. In this inaugural volume dedicated to sports medicine surgery, series editor Dr. Stephen R. Thompson and Dr. Matthew Schmitz describe and demonstrate practical solutions that are integral to improving patient outcomes. Covers a wide variety of procedures, including meniscus repair and transplantation, revision ACL reconstruction, pediatric ACL surgery, cartilage surgery in adults and children, knee osteotomies, acromioclavicular surgery, hip arthroscopy, and much more. Describes and offers solutions to the most common or most devastating errors and complications in the practice of sports medicine surgery, combining the breadth of knowledge of academic surgeons with the in-the-trenches skills of community surgeons. Uses an easy-to-follow, standardized chapter format that covers preoperative errors, intraoperative issues, and postoperative complications. Includes procedural video clips to reinforce discussions in the text. Features a full-color design with numerous photographs, radiographs, and illustrations. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise

Author: Luke R. Bucci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise discusses the growing body of information regarding the enhancement of human physical performance by dietary manipulations through ergogenesis. It balances the application of nutritional manipulations between overzealous promoters and recalcitrant cynics. By offering a thorough, comprehensive and up-to-date review of what is known about ergogenic effects of nutrients on humans, it bridges the gap between common usage and scientific knowledge. Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise covers in detail many popular product ingredients not considered elsewhere. It illustrates areas awaiting future research, and offers suggestions for avoiding the pitfalls of performing ergogenesis research.

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Author: Chris Koutures, Valarie Wong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2020

Pediatric Sports Medicine: Essentials for Office Evaluation is a clinically relevant reference presented in a question-and-answer format designed to be a primary resource for all paediatric providers and health care professionals who work closely with children or young adults with sports related injuries. Chris Koutures and Valarie Wong explore the topics most paediatricians ask in a casual, yet informative manner. Pediatric Sports Medicine: Essentials for Office Evaluation includes unique chapters such as key sports medical terms and phrases, how to take a sports medicine history, how to perform radiographic evaluation, and how to determine safe return to play for many medical and musculoskeletal concerns. Additional features include: Information on paediatric sports medicine rehabilitation Specialty referral Generous use of tables and figures Pictures of labelled images and radiographs that highlight key landmarks and points of emphasis With contributions from many of the leading experts in the field, Pediatric Sports Medicine is an easy-to-read resource for any paediatrician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or any family medicine provider seeking to quickly expand their knowledge of paediatric sports medicine.

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals Revised Reprint

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals Revised Reprint

Author: Shirley Price Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2020

Professional Ethics in Athletic Training

Professional Ethics in Athletic Training

Author: Gretchen Schlabach, Kimberly S. Peer Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

A comprehensive textbook for athletic training students, educators, and practitioners, Professional Ethics in Athletic Training: Practicing and Leading With Integrity, Second Edition provides a framework for understanding and applying ethical principles across the career span of an athletic training professional. Esteemed authors Gretchen A. Schlabach and Kimberly S. Peer explain the necessity of practicing and leading with integrity across one's athletic training career. The text explores issues related to cultural competence and professional behavior as well as ethical leadership and decision-making skills that both inform and transcend the athletic training profession. Each chapter is accompanied by frameworks that lead to both analysis and awareness of legal statutes, ethical principles, regulatory practice acts, and professional practice standards that encourage responsible reasoning and conduct. Contemporary journal articles can also be found in every chapter to help readers make connections between content and clinical practice. The text also includes assessment tools, sample models for ethical decision making, writing about moral issues, and sample course design and delivery for teaching ethics. Included in the instructor's materials are nearly 50 cases to promote critical thinking as well as learning activities for each chapter. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Covering all levels of ethical practice-from the entry-level student to the experienced athletic trainer-Professional Ethics in Athletic Training synthesizes and integrates ethical theory and practical application for those who practice and lead with integrity.

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Author: F.A. Davis Company Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/08/2020

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: F.A. Davis Company Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2020

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.

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training

Author: Julie N. Bernier, Linda S. Levy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2020

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.