Key Features

  • Content covers normal anatomy and then gives the commonly encountered pathologies.
  • Chapters divided by anatomical regions for easy reference.
  • Highly illustrated, with over 400 images and drawings.
  • Written by four top experts in the field.
  • Provides practical implications of findings.

Table of Contents

1. Mechanisms of injury and tissue healing
2 . Mechanisms of diagnosis
3. Mechanisms of treatment
4. Acute injury management
5 . The pelvis, hip & groin
6. The knee and calf
7. The foot and ankle
8. The shoulder
9. The elbow
10. The wrist and hand
11. The spine
12. The head, neck, thorax and abdomen
13. Pre-participation medical assessment and drugs in sport


Churchill Livingstone
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About the authors

John O'Byrne

professeur de chirurgie orthopedique, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Irelande