Sports Medicine for Specific Ages and Abilities - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443061288

Sports Medicine for Specific Ages and Abilities

1st Edition

Authors: Nicola Maffulli K. Chan Robert Malina Tony Parker
Paperback ISBN: 9780443061288
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 6th June 2001
Page Count: 488

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This authoritative text, written by international experts in the field, presents a comprehensive review of the medical aspects of sports in relation to the following specific groups of clients: children and adolescents/women/veterans (the over 30s)/and special groups (those with specific medical conditions and the disabled). This approach by client group rather than by sport or type of injury is unique.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1:Children and Adolescent Atheletes
1. Training and injuries in young athletes
Nicola Maffulli and Wolfgang Bruns
2. The knee in childrens sports 
Vladimir Martinek and Freddie Fu
3. Lower limb injuries in adolescence and childhood
John King
4. Sports injuries in childrens sports
Treg Brown and Lyle J. Mcheli
5. Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in young people
Neil Armstrong and Joanne R. Welsman
6. Strength training in young adults
David A. Jones and Jonathan P. Folland
7. The physiology of exercise in children
Colin Boreham
8. Endurance training in young athletes
Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones
9. Nutrition in childrens sports
Gabe Mirkin
10. Growth and maturation issues in elite young athletes: normal variation and training
Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones and Robert M. Malina
11. Competitive stress and coping in young sport performers
Nickolas C. Smith, Bryan Jones, Neil K. Roach
Overuse injuries in gymnastics
Julie Sparrow

SECTION 2: Women Athletes
13. Endocrinological changes in exercising women
Bruno Arena and Nicola Maffulli
14. Special gynecological problems of the young female athlete
Marisa Z. Rose, C. Terence Lee, Nicola Maffulli, Pasquale Patrizio
15. Exercise in pregnancy
Bruno Arena and Nicola Maffulli
16. Dance medicine
Margaret Wan Nar Wong, William Wing Kee To and Kai Ming Chan
17. Nutritional requirements of female athletes
Peter S.W. Davies and Rebecca A. Abbott
18. Female athlete triad
Constance M. Lebrun
19. Physiological aspects of dance
Yiannis Koutedakis
20. Aspects in the rehabilitation of the injured classical ballet dancer
Aileen Kelly
21. Faulty alignment and posture perpetuating musculoskeletal problems
Jenny McConnell

SECTION 3: Ageing and Master Athletes
22. Bone metabolism in ageing
Susan A. New and David M. Reid
23. Musculoskeletal and functional changes following lower limb amputation: implications for exercise prescription
Anthony W. Parker and Jarrod D. Meerkin
24. Exercise and cardiac health
Domhnall MacAuley
25. Strength training in older individuals
Marc T. Galloway
26. Soft tissue responses to exercise in the elderly
Maria A. Fiatarone Singh
27. Management of musculoskeletal overuse injuries in aging, including master athletes
Y. Nabeshima, M. Kurosaka, S. Yoshiya, K. Mizuno
28. Balance in the older person: effects of age and disease
Graham K. Kerr and Charles J. Worringham
29. Exercise in inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis
David Perry
30. Management of osteoarthritis of the knee in middle aged physically active patients
Henry Ho, Kai Ming Chan and Christer Rolf
31. Sport after total joint arthroplasty
William J. Mallon, Thomas Parker Vail
32. Health benefits of Tai Chi Chuan in older individuals
Guo Ping Li, Ling Qin, Kai Ming Chan
33. Alpine skiing in the elderly
Arnold Koller
34. Racket sports for older individuals
Scott A. Lynch, Per A.F.H. Renstrom
35. The scientific rationale for the conservative management of soft tissue dysfunction in athletes
Glenn Hunter

SECTION 4: Physical Activity in Disability
36. Rehabilitation after cardiac ischemic event
Toshihito Katsumura
37. Exercise in low back pain patients
David Fitzgerald
38. Sport and exercise in diabetes
Matthew Kiln
39. The physiology of walking performance in peripheral arterial disease
Simon Green and Christopher Askew
40. Anabolic steroid use in adolescents
Pirkko Korkia
41. Exercise in subjects with haematological disorders
Henry G. Watson and Michael Greaves
42. Problems with sport surgery in HIV positive patients
G. Schweitzer and L. Schlebusch
43. Biomechanical problems of the lower limb the key to overuse injury?
Simon J. Bartold
44. Sports for children with physical disabilities; medical problems of disabled child athletes
A.D.J. Webborn
45. Sport for children with intellectual disabilities
Carolyn OBrien


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Nicola Maffulli

K. Chan

Robert Malina

Tony Parker