Sports Neurology, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ClinicsBy
- Cory Toth, MD
This collection of concise yet comprehensive reviews is a great resource for all health care givers: sports medicine specialists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, occupational medicine specialists, orthopedic surgeons, emergency medicine specialists, neuropsychologists, general practitioners, kinesiologists, physical therapists, sports trainers, and occupational therapists. Find articles on sport-specific problems: concussion in hockey and football, spinal cord problems within winter sports, excessive pediatric injury associated with trampoline usage, weightlifting and running injuries. Specialized chapters on sleep deprivation, utilization of drugs of abuse, fatigue for the athletes well being and physiological functioning. Injury specific chapters include: biomechanics of head injury, pathophysiology of spinal cord injuries, and peripheral nerve injuries due to any activities of sports and recreation.
The Clinics: Orthopedics
Published: February 2009