ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Gregory Whyte, Mark Harries, Clyde Williams
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 13, 2009 - Medical - 136 pages
This third edition provides a concise and thorough overview of the expanding and fast moving field of sports medicine. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated and several new chapters have been added. From the treatment at pitch side, exercise induced asthma, and overtraining syndrome to performance in a polluted environment, this book covers the latest topics.
This highly illustrated, practical guide will be invaluable to general practitioners, physiotherapists, and all health professionals who deal with the treatment and prevention of sports related injuries.
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2 Immediate care
3 Head injuries in sport
4 Injury to face and jaw
5 Eye injuries in sport
6 Groin pain
7 Management of injuries in children
8 Exercise induced asthma
14 Sports performance in a polluted environment
15 Diving medicine
16 Sport and disability
17 Nutrition energy metabolism and ergogenic supplements
18 Diet obesity diabetes and exercise
19 Benefits of exercise in health and disease challenges to implementing the evidence
20 Active in later life
21 Physiotherapy sports injuries and reacquisition of fitness
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