Managing Sports Injuries

a guide for students and clinicians


  • Christopher Norris, PhD MSc MCSP, Director of Norris Associates, Physiotherapists, Sale, Manchester; Visiting lecturer to Salford University and Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

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.

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Physiotherapists (undergraduates, postgraduates, practitioners). Sports physicians; team coaches.


Book information

  • Published: June 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3473-2

Table of Contents

Section I Diagnosis

1. Healing

2. Sports massage

3. Taping in sport

4. Physical training and injury

5. Exercise therapy

6. First contact management

7. Lower limb motion during walking, running and jumping

Section II Management

8. The hip and thigh

9. The knee

10. The shin

11. The ankle

12. The foot

13. The lumbar spine

14. The thorax and thoracic spine

15. The cervical spine

16. Facial injury

17. The shoulder

18. The elbow

19. The wrist and hand