Managing Sports Injuries e-book: a guide for students and clinicians

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 30, 2011 - Medical - 432 pages

Now in its fourth edition with the revised title – Managing Sports Injuries: a guide for students and clinicians – this highly practical guide maintains its evidence-based approach while introducing new material from both research and clinical sources. It is a comprehensive resource for the management of soft-tissue injuries, focusing on therapy.

Well referenced and extensively illustrated, this text continues to be invaluable to physiotherapists, sports and massage therapists, medical practitioners, and all those involved in the treatment of athletes and sports people.

  • Full colour text and illustrations emphasizing all practical techniques
  • Treatment notes expanded with added topics and basic examination protocols
  • Additional material enhancing clinical value
  • Practical "how-to-do" approach enabling application of new techniques
  • Updated research references
 

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Contents

Healing
1
Sports massage
28
Taping in sport
50
Physical training and injury
59
Exercise therapy
84
First contact management
111
Lower limb motion during walking running and jumping
133
The hip and thigh
143
The foot
241
The lumbar spine
257
The thorax and thoracic spine
292
The cervical spine
310
Facial injury
325
The shoulder
334
The elbow
375
The wrist and hand
391

The knee
165
The shin
210
The ankle
230

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About the author (2011)

Visiting lecturer to Salford University and Manchester Metropolitan University; Director of Norris Associates, Physiotherapists

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