A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Physiology and Injury Management

A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Physiology and Injury Management

an interdisciplinary approach

1st Edition - September 30, 2019

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  • Editors: Stuart Porter, Johnny Wilson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702074899
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074882

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Divided into two parts, physiology and sports injury management, this is an innovative clinical- and evidence-based guide, which engages with the latest developments in athletic performance both long and short term. It also considers lower level exercise combined with the pertinent physiological processes. It focuses on the rationale behind diagnostic work up, treatment bias and rehabilitation philosophy, challenging convention within the literature to what really makes sense when applied to sports settings. Drawing upon experts in the field from across the world and various sports settings, it implements critical appraisal throughout with an emphasis on providing practical solutions within sports medicine pedagogy.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Part 1. Important background concepts in sports
  • Clinical application
  • Section 2.1. Regional problems
  • Section 2.2. Practical considerations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 572
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: September 30, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702074899
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074882

About the Editors

Stuart Porter

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Physiotherapy; Visiting lecturer, Universidade Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Sen. Fellow Higher Education Academy; Admissions Officer Full Time; Prog. Registered Expert Witness; Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; External examiner, University of Liverpool; MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy

Johnny Wilson

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Director 108 Harley Street, Managing Director Nottingham Physio, MSC Sport & Exercise Medicine, MACP Advanced Manual Therapy Practitioner

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