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


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


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About the Author

Nicola Maffulli

K. Chan

Robert Malina

Tony Parker