Adolescents and Sports

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010 - Medical - 636 pages
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This issue of Pediatric Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Dilip Patel and Donald Greydanus, examines the topic of Adolescents and Sports. Authorities in the field have come together to pen articles on Pre-participation evaluation, Cardiovascular evaluation of young athletes, Medical conditions and sport participation, Management of the adolescent athlete with type 1 diabetes mellitus, Musculoskeletal conditions and sports participation, Stress fractures: Diagnosis and management, Computer-based neuropsychological evaluation of concussion, The female athlete, Doping: From drugs and supplements to genetics, Analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications in sports, Nutritional considerations for adolescent athletes, Resistance training guidelines for adolescents, Application of osteopathic manual medicine to treat sports injuries, and Physically and cognitively challenged athletes.

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Adolescents and Sports
Chapter 1 Cardiovascular Screening of Adolescent Athletes
Chapter 2 Sportrelated Concussion in Adolescents
Chapter 3 Resistance Training for Adolescents
Chapter 4 Preventing Injuries and Illnesses in the Wilderness
Current Concepts and Conundrums
The Hype and the Harm
The Faustian Conundrum of Hors De Combat
Use and Abuse
Chapter 9 The Application of Osteopathic Treatments to Pediatric Sports Injuries
Chapter 10 Sport Participation by Physically and Cognitively Challenged Young Athletes
Diagnosis and Management in the Primary Care Setting
Chapter 12 Managing the Adolescent Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 13 Medical and Orthopedic Conditions and Sports Participation
Chapter 14 Vitamin D Muscle Function and Exercise Performance

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Donald E. Greydanus, MD, Professor, Pediatrics & Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Pediatrics Program; Director, Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1284 Dilip R. Patel MD Professor, Pediatrics & Human Development Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Adolescent & Sports Medicine Director Pediatrics Program Michigan State University/ Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies Helen D. Pratt PhD Professor, Pediatrics & Human Development Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Director, Behavioral/Developmental Pediatrics Pediatrics Program Michigan State University

Dr. Donald Greydanus is a Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and is the Pediatrics Program Director at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and his medical degree from the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He also completed a residency in Pediatrics from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota and a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine from the New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Medical Center in New York City. He is co-author of a book on sports medicine entitled Medical Care of the Adolescent Athlete, co-editor-in-chief of the medical journal, State of the Art Reviews: Adolescent Medicine and co-editor of a major textbook in adolescent health--Adolescent Medicine, Third Edition. He has been on numerous committees for National Medical Organizations and has authored over 130 articles in the field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. He has received the American Academy of Pediatrics' Adele Dellenbaugh Hofmann National Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health. He has lectured extensively on adolescent health in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been quoted in various media articles and has appeared on the Today Show.

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