Clinical Care of the Runner

Clinical Care of the Runner

Assessment, Biomechanical Principles, and Injury Management

1st Edition - November 20, 2019

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  • Editor: Mark Harrast
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323679503
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323679497

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Offering current guidance from national and international experts, Clinical Care of the Runner provides a comprehensive, practical approach to caring for the runner patient. Editor Dr. Mark A. Harrast, Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine and Medical Director for Husky Stadium and the Seattle Marathon, ensures that you’re up to date with assessment, biomechanics, musculoskeletal injuries, medical illness, training, special populations, and other key topics.

Table of Contents

  • Section I: General Considerations and Assessment
    1. Incidence, Prevalence, and Risk Factors of Running-Related Injuries: An Epidemiologic Review
    2. Training Principles for the Runner
    3. Evaluation of the Injured Runner
    4. Exercise-Associated Collapse: On-the-Field and In-Office Assessment
    5. Mass Participation Endurance Event
    6. Sport Psychology for the Runner: Injury, Rehabilitation, and Recovery
    Section II: Biomechanics and Rehabilitation
    7. Running Gait Assessment
    8. Influence of Step Rate on Running Mechanics
    9. The Interaction of Foot Strike and Footwear in Runners
    10. Considerations in the Selection of a Running Shoe
    11. Rehabilitation Principles of the Injured Runner
    12. Anti-Gravity Treadmill Training for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Running Injuries
    13. Deep Water Running for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Running Injuries
    Section III: Musculoskeletal Injuries
    14. Bone Stress Injuries
    15. Bone Health of the Runner: Metabolic Workup and Impact on Fracture Risk
    16. Osteoarthritis and Running
    17. Hip, Pelvis, and Thigh Injuries in Runners
    18. Knee Injuries in Runners
    19. Exertional Leg Pain in Runners
    20. Ankle and Foot Injuries in Runners
    Section IV: Special Considerations for Specific Populations
    21. Caring for and Counseling the Youth Runner
    22. Caring for and Counseling the Peripartum Runner
    23. Caring for and Counseling the Ultramarathoner

Product details

  • No. of pages: 302
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 20, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323679503
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323679497

About the Editor

Mark Harrast

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship University of Washington Medical Director, Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium Medical Director, Seattle Marathon Advisory Board, International Institute of Race Medicine

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