Sports Neurology, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics book cover

Sports Neurology, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics

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 athlete’s 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.

Included in series
The Clinics: Orthopedics

Hardbound,

Published: February 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0743-4

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