Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete

Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete

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4th Edition - January 25, 2012

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  • Authors: James Andrews, Gary Harrelson, Kevin Wilk
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781437724110
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455737444

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Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete is a medical reference book that equips you to apply today’s hottest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation, so you can help your patients return to play as quickly and fully as possible.

Key Features

  • Send your players back to the field fast with the latest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation.
  • Get balanced, dependable guidance on sports rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary author team that contributes perspectives from orthopaedics and sports medicine, athletic training, and physical therapy.

Table of Contents

  • Section I: Foundational Concepts in Rehabilitation

    1 Psychological Factors in Rehabilitation

    2 Physiological Factors in Rehabilitation

    3 Developing Treatment Pathways

    4 Principles of Rehabilitation

    5 Measurement in Rehabilitation

    6 Range of Motion and Flexibility

    7 Principles of Rehabilitation for Muscle and Tendon Injuries

    8 Therapeutic Modalities as an Adjunct to Rehabilitation

    9 Rehabilitation Considerations for the Female Athlete

    10 Biomechanical Implications in Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation

    11 Aquatic Rehabilitation

    Section II: Upper Extremity

    12 Shoulder Rehabilitation

    13 Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries

    14 Rehabilitation of Wrist and Hand Injuries

    Section III: Spine

    15 Temporomandibular Joint

    16 Cervical Spine Rehabilitation

    17 Low Back Rehabilitation

    Section IV: Lower Extremity

    18 Rehabilitation of Thigh Injuries

    19 Knee Rehabilitation

    20 Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Rehabilitation

    21 Clinical Gait Assessment

    Section V: Restoration of Athletic Performance

    22 Functional Movement Assessment

    23 Functional Training and Advanced Rehabilitation

    24 Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control

    25 Application of Isokinetics in Testing and Rehabilitation

    26 Plyometric Training and Drills

Product details

  • No. of pages: 632
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2012
  • Published: January 25, 2012
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781437724110
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455737444

About the Authors

James Andrews

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA; Chairman, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL

Gary Harrelson

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Education Program, The University of Alabama; Manager, Educational Services and Technology, DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL

Kevin Wilk

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Programs in Physical Therapy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Clinical Director, Champion Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; Vice President, Education, Benchmark Medical Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; Director of Rehabilitation Research, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA

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