Conquering Athletic Injuries
Paul M. Taylor, Diane K. Taylor
Leisure Press, 1988 - Sports & Recreation - 326 pages
The most frequent problems experienced by athletes are overuse injuries. This book contains information on the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of these injuries. Experts from the American Running and Fitness Association have provided specific, accurate information about such injuries as shoulder bursitis, shin splints, hamstring injuries, muscle cramps and ingrown toenails. Each injury is cross-referenced by the name of the injury, part of the body affected, and location of the pain.
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Achilles tendon activity acute aerobic ankle anterior cruciate ligament anti-inflammatory athlete athlete's biomechanical blisters blood body bone bunion bursa cause chapter chronic cise compartment syndrome complete source listing condition develop disease elbow excessive exer fascia fibers Figure foot function hamstrings heart heat heel spur iliotibial band increase infection inflammation irritation joint knee kneecap lift ligament limb lower leg massage ment metatarsal Morton's neuroma motion muscle groups nail nerve normal occur orthotic devices overuse injuries pain patella physical therapy plantar plantar fascia plantar fasciitis posterior pressure prevent problem pronation reading list reduce Repeat rest result rotator cuff runner running self-treatment shin splints shoes shoulder side skin sportsmedicine sprain Strength Exercise strengthening stress fracture Stretch Exercise Suggested Reading supination surgical swelling symptoms tarsal tunnel syndrome thigh tibia tion tissue toenails trauma treat treatment usually weight x-rays