Any Given Monday: Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches - Based on My Life in Sports Medicine
One of the most renowned sports surgeons in the country uses his extensive experience with athletes across all sports for the prevention and treatment of sports injuries—especially among young athletes.
From tennis elbow to severe trauma, Dr. James Andrews has treated countless sports injuries during his unparalleled medical career. An orthopedic surgeon, well known for performing Tommy John surgeries, and a consultant to some of the fiercest teams in college and professional sports, Dr. Andrews is the father of modern sports medicine and one of the most influential figures in the world of athletics. In Any Given Monday, he distills his practical wisdom and professional advice to combat a growing epidemic of injury among sports’ most vulnerable population: its young athletes.
Every year more than 3.5 million children will require medical treatment for sports-related injuries, the majority of which are avoidable through proper training and awareness. Any Given Monday is Dr. Andrews’s sport-by-sport guide to injury prevention and treatment, written specifically for the parents, grandparents, and coaches of young athletes. From identifying eating disorders to preventing career-ending ACL tears and concussions, Any Given Monday is a compendium of practical advice for every major sport, including football, gymnastics, judo, basketball, tennis, baseball, cheerleading, wrestling, and more. This invaluable guide reveals how young athletes can maximize their talent and maintain a lifetime of health both on the field and off.
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Chapter 1The Epidemic
Chapter 2What Is Sports Medicine?
Chapter 3Who I
Chapter 4The Doctor Recommends
Chapter 29Water Polo
A Prescription for Change
Chapter 10Equestrian Sports
Chapter 12Figure Skating
Chapter 17InLine Skating and Skateboarding
Chapter 19Martial Arts
Chapter 23Skiing and Snowboarding
Chapter 31Concussions and Emergency Action Plans EAP
Chapter 32Dynamic WarmUp Exercises
Chapter 33Debunking a Few Myths
Chapter 34Title IX and Youth Sports
Chapter 35The Future of Sports Medicine
Chapter 36Adventures in Medicine
Chapter 37Faith Family and Success 239
A Careers Worth of Thanks
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