Netter's Sports Medicine Book and Online Access at - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416059240, 9781416059257

Netter's Sports Medicine Book and Online Access at

1st Edition

Authors: Christopher Madden Margot Putukian Eric McCarty Craig Young
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416059240
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st August 2009

Table of Contents


1 The Team Physician
2 The Certified Athletic Trainer and the Training room
3 The Preparticipation Physical Examination
4 Sideline Preparedness and Emergencies on the Field
5 Sports Nutrition
6 Sports Supplements
7 Sports Pharmacology of Pain and Inflammation Control in Athletes


8 The Pediatric Athlete
9 The High School Athlete: Setting up a High School Sports Medicine Program
10 The Female Athlete
11 The Senior Athlete
12 The Physically Challenged Athlete


13 Exercise Prescription and Physiology
14 Aerobic Training
15 Resistance Training
16 Flexibility


17 Exercise in the Heat and Heat Illness
18 Exercise in the Cold and Cold Injuries
19 High Altitude Training and Competition


20 The Role of Sports Psychology and Psychiatry
21 Drugs and Doping in Athletes
22 Eating Disorders in Athletes
23 Overtraining


24 Infections in Athletes
25 Gastrointestinal Problems
26 Hematologic Problems in Athletes
27 Renal and Genitourinary Problems
28 The Athlete with Diabetes
29 The Athlete's Heart and Sudden Cardiac Death
30 The Hypertensive Athlete
31 Exercise Induced Bronchospasm, Anaphylaxis, and Urticaria
32 Neurologic Problems in the Athlete
33 Headache in the Athlete
34 Skin Problems in the Athlete
35 Connective Tissue and Rheumatologic Conditions in Sports


36 Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports
37 Comprehensive Rehabilitation of the Athlete
38 Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine
40 Neck Injuries
41 Eye Injuries in Sports
42 Maxillofacial Injuries
43 Shoulder Injuries
44 Elbow Injuries
45 Hand and Wrist Injuries
46 Thorax and Abdominal Injuries
47 Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine Injuries
48 Pelvis, Hip and Thigh Injuries
49 Knee Injuries
50 Ankle and Leg Injuries
51 Cartilage Problems in Sports
52 Acute Fractures and Dislocations in Athletes
53 Stress Fractures
54 Foot Problems
55 Taping and Bracing
56 Injections in the Athlete


57 Football
58 Volleyball
59 Soccer
60 Basketball.
61 Wrestling
62 Swimming and Diving
63 Scuba Diving
64 Baseball and Softball
65 Track and Field
66 Gymnastics
67 Road Biking,
68 Mountain Bikink
69 Tennis
70 Alpine Skiing
71 Cross-country Skiing
72 Snowboarding
73 Ice Hockey
74 Ice Skating
75 Sailing
76 Rock Climbing
77 Martial Arts
78 Boxing
79 Dance
80 Mass Participation Endurance Events
81 Field Hockey
82 LaCrosse
83 Rowing
84 In-line Skating and Skateboarding
85 Rugby
86 Cheerleading



Netter’s Sports Medicine, by Christopher C. Madden, MD, Margot Putukian, MD, FACSM, Craig C. Young, MD, and Eric C. McCarty, MD, is a reference designed to help you meet the challenges presented by your patients in this growing interdisciplinary field. More than 1,000 Netter images, along with photos of physical examination techniques and imaging examples, provide a rich visual understanding, while a bulleted text format, combined with a user-friendly organization by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports, makes reference quick and easy. Discussions of a full range of sports—traditional as well as less common—ensure that the coverage is comprehensive and up to date. From pre-participation exams, musculoskeletal injuries, sports nutrition, and sports general medical problems in athletes...this reference equips you with the guidance you need to keep your patients at the top of their game. A companion website at equips you with convenient online access to the book’s entire text and illustrations, and more.

Key Features

  • Includes online access to a companion web site featuring the complete text, an Image Bank containing all of the book’s illustrations, downloadable for your personal use, twenty patient education brochures, and more.
  • Presents more than 1,000 Netter illustrations accompanied by photos of physical examination techniques, radiographs, and other imaging techniques—including CT and MRI—that equip you with a rich visual understanding of sports medicine.
  • Features a bulleted text format for quick-read guidance.
  • Organizes information by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports for an easy-to-access reference.
  • Discusses traditional along with less common sports for comprehensive coverage that is up to date.
  • Includes a section that examines considerations for specific athlete populations, including children, women, the senior athlete and the physically challenged, to help you meet their special needs.
  • Presents the cross-disciplinary contributions of primary care physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, dentists, orthopaedic surgeons, and others, who provide a well-rounded perspective on the subject.
  • Combines current, evidence-based information with expert clinical guidance for a high-yield reference.


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About the Authors

Christopher Madden Author

Christopher C. Madden, MD is in private practice on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. His sports medicine practice is broad, and he has special interests in head injuries, bio-mechanics, environmental and altitude medicine, backcountry sports, endurance and ultra-endurance medicine, snowboarding injuries, and cycling and mountain biking injuries. Chris edits and authors a variety of topics in sports publications, ranging from previsit patient education to professional textbooks. He also teaches sports medicine to primary care residents from Rose and the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Programs, in addition to out-of-state residents. He is active in the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he is on the Board of Directors, is past annual meeting Program Chair, has served on the Program Planning and Public Relations Committees, and currently chairs the Economics Committee, where he has developed various sports medicine economics and business practice tools, workshops, and national presentations for the membership. Chris is also involved with the American College of Sports Medicine, where he has served on the Education Committee and has served on and chaired panels at various annual meetings. An avid backcountry enthusiast, Chris loves to tackle epic rides and ultra-endurance, cross-country, and Super D races on his mountain bikes, snowboard and telemark in pristine, off-piste, and backcountry powder, trail run, hike, mountaineer and rock climb, ride motocross, practice yoga, and spend time with his family.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine, Aurora, Colorado; Sports and Family Medicine Physician, Private Practice, Longs Peak Family Practice and Sports Medicine, Longmont, Colorado; Team Physician, Lyons High School, Lyons, Colorado

Margot Putukian Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Athletic Medicine, Head Team Physician, Assistant Director of Medical Services, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey; Associate Clinical Professor, Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey; Team Physician, US Men's Lacrosse Team; Team Physician, US Soccer; Past President American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Eric McCarty Author

Eric C. McCarty, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with a longtime interest in sports medicine and athletics. He attended college at the University of Colorado, where he excelled and received numerous honors for his exploits in the classroom, as well as on the football field, where he was an All Big-Eight linebacker and also was an Academic All-American. After medical school at the University of Colorado, he completed his training in orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. From there he completed an intensive year of fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the internationally renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He subsequently returned to Vanderbilt as a faculty member in the department of orthopaedics. In 2003, Dr. McCarty was recruited from Vanderbilt University to take over the sports medicine and shoulder program and to serve as the head team physician for the University of Colorado and University of Denver athletic programs. His specialized practice involves the care of these collegiate athletes, as well as recreational and highly competitive athletes from the community. In addition to his busy clinical practice, Dr. McCarty is very active in research, teaching, and writing articles in the field of sports medicine and knee and shoulder surgery. He has received grants for his research and frequently gives talks at both the national and international level. Since his playing days, Dr. McCarty continues to maintain a very active lifestyle with his family. He enjoys the activities he grew up with in Colorado, including hiking, cycling, climbing, and skiing. This carries over into his unbridled dedication to returning his patients to their desired activity/sport.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado; Director of Sports Medicine, Department of Athletics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Craig Young Author

Craig C. Young, MD, is a professor and the Medical Director of Sports Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received a BS degree (cum laude) in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in family medicine at UCLA and a sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Young has served as a team physician for the Milwaukee Brewers since 1994 and company physician for the Milwaukee Ballet since 1992. He has also served as a team physician at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (Chula Vista) and is a team physician for the U.S. National Snowboard Team. In 2007, he was appointed by the U.S. Olympic Committee as a team physician for the 23rd World Winter University Games in Torino, Italy. Dr. Young is board certified in both family practice and sports medicine. He was the President of the American Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) from 2007 to 2008. His clinical interests include dance medicine, wilderness medicine, female athletes, adolescent athletes, and endurance athletes. His research interests include dance medicine, in-line skating, and injury prevention.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Medical Director of Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery & Community and Family Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Team Physician, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Brewers, US National Snowboard Team, President 2007-2008, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine