ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine

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Gregory Whyte, Mark Harries, Clyde Williams
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 13, 2009 - Medical - 136 pages
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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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Contents

1 Epidemiological studies of sports injuries
1
2 Immediate care
4
3 Head injuries in sport
8
4 Injury to face and jaw
16
5 Eye injuries in sport
20
6 Groin pain
24
7 Management of injuries in children
29
8 Exercise induced asthma
36
14 Sports performance in a polluted environment
67
15 Diving medicine
71
16 Sport and disability
76
17 Nutrition energy metabolism and ergogenic supplements
80
18 Diet obesity diabetes and exercise
87
19 Benefits of exercise in health and disease challenges to implementing the evidence
92
20 Active in later life
97
21 Physiotherapy sports injuries and reacquisition of fitness
102

9 Infections
40
10 Unexplained underperformance syndrome overtraining syndrome
46
11 Female athlete triad
50
12 The athletes heart and sudden cardiac death
54
13 Environmental factors
58
22 Providing a one stop shop for sports medicine
107
23 Drugs in sport
111
Index
115
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Gregory Whyte, Department of Science and Research. Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre.

Mark Harries, Olympic Medical Institute, Northwich Park Hospital, Harrow

Clyde Williams, Professor of Sport and Excercise Medicine, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University

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