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Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise

"Comprehensive source of the latest evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries related to sport and exercise"

 
Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise

Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise: Principles and Practice
Editors: Gregory S. Kolt, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, Alex R. Hoen

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2003

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Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides a truly comprehensive source of the latest evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries related to sport and exercise. Written by an international, multidisciplinary team of contributors, all of whom are leaders in their fields, it has been expertly compiled and edited by two experienced and well-respected practitioners from Australia/New Zealand and the USA.

Extensively illustrated with over 360 illustrations, two-colour line drawings and photographs, Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides an indispensable source of reference for all those concerned with the prevention and management of injuries related to sport and exercise.

Features of Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise:

* An evidence-based book, providing a logical approach to the management of sport and exercise injuries
* The logical arrangement of chapters and sections make this a treat to read and from which to study
* Considers the available evidence for the efficacy of a range of management approaches
* Section 1 reviews the anatomical structures involved: muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and bones
* Section 2 discusses important general issues that need to be considered in sports and exercise injury management: pain control, psychological factors, and outcome measures
* Section 3 looks in detail at the injuries affecting different anatomical regions and joints: the thigh, ankle, shoulder, spine, etc.
* Section 4 deals with sport and exercise injury management in different groups: children, the elderly, athletes with disability and women
* Section 5 addresses medical issues involved and the use of imaging techniques and drugs in relation to the management of sports injuries.


What's New in Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise:

* Replaces Zuluaga: Sports Physiotherapy
* The new editors, Kolt and Synder-Mackler have drawn together a team of international contributors - giving a truly global perspective on physiotherapy
* The contributors represent a balance of views to sports and exercise physiotherapy
* Omits most of the anatomy and biomechanics - instead it is a higher level book
* A smaller book than the Zuluaga - more focused and cheaper too
* Fully referenced and research based.


Contents of Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise:

SECTION 1: Principles of Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy Management of Musculoskeletal Tissues. Muscle. Tendon. Ligament. Bone. Nerves.

SECTION 2: Concepts in Managing Sports- and Exercise-Related Injuries. Motor Control. Pain. Exercise-based Conditioning and Rehabilitation. Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation. Screening for a Sport and Exercise Participation. Outcome Measures in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy. Electrophysical Agents in Sport and Exercise Injury Management.

SECTION 3: Regional Sport and Exercise Injury Management. Spine. Shoulder. Elbow. Wrist and Hand. Pelvis, Hip and Groin. Thigh. Knee. Patellofemoral Joint. Leg. Foot and Ankle.

SECTION 4: The Role of Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy in Active Groups. Children and Adolescents. Older Exercise Participants. The Active Female. The Disabled Athlete.

SECTION 5: Medical Considerations for Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Settings. Pharmacological Agents in Sport and Exercise. Imaging of Injury. Medical Issues in Sport and Exercise.

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