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Managing Sports Injuries

a guide for students and clinicians

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.

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

Hardbound, 432 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3473-2

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

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