Sports Medicine for Specific Ages and Abilities

1st Edition


  • K. Chan
  • Robert Malina
  • Tony Parker
  • Nicola Maffulli
    • Print ISBN 9780443061288

    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


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    Churchill Livingstone
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