Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
Paul Comfort, Earle Abrahamson
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 1, 2010 - Science - 548 pages
This text provides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes.
Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee.
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Psychology and sports rehabilitation 275
Clinical reasoning 297
JOINT SPECIFIC INJURIES AND PATHOLOGIES 307
The elbow 337
Wrist and hand injuries in sport 365
The groin in sport 385
The knee 407
Ankle complex injuries in sport 465