Sport and Exercise Medicine for Pharmacists

Front Cover
Steven B. Kayne
Pharmaceutical Press, 2006 - Medical - 354 pages
As a result of health promotion and changes in lifestyle, increasing numbers of people are taking part in sporting activities. This is an authoritative and practical introduction to the prevention and treatment of injuries and ailments commonly experienced in sport and exercise and will equip pharmacists with the knowledge they need to provide patients, participating at whatever level, with evidence-based advice on sport and exercise-related health matters.
 

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Contents

The physiology of exercise
3
Physical activity in the community
17
Sports nutrition
49
Amino acids and amino acid derivatives
62
Part TwoTreatment and prevention of sportsrelated
75
Shin pain
101
The ankle
104
Prevention of soft tissue injury
124
Performanceenhancing methods
207
History of doping in sport
219
Blood doping
232
Dope festing
248
References
265
The Games formulary
280
The role of the pharmacist in sport and exercise care
297
Sale of sports equipment
312

Further reading
140
Opioid analgesic drugs for sports injury
157
OTC analgesics
170
Sportsrelated conditions commonly treated with CAM
186
Getting started
329
Index
337
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338
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