Managing Sports Injuries - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702034732, 9780702049293

Managing Sports Injuries

4th Edition

a guide for students and clinicians

Authors: Christopher Norris
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702034732
eBook ISBN: 9780702049293
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 28th June 2011
Page Count: 432


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.

Table of 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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About the Author

Christopher Norris

Visiting lecturer to Salford University and Manchester Metropolitan University; Director of Norris Associates, Physiotherapists

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Norris Associates, Physiotherapists, Sale, Manchester; Visiting lecturer to Salford University and Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK