Essential Sports Medicine
January 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
The book takes a multi-disciplinary approach and is organised
into regional and sports-specific injuries. The book also covers
the team physician’s role, acute management, drugs in sport,
and rehabilitation techniques. High quality functional anatomical
diagrams and photographs are included as well as Key Points boxes
to highlight diagnosis and rehabilitation protocol.
The content is completely up-to-date and is aimed at students
and GPs interested in this increasingly important and popular
subject, rather than specialists in the field. The contributing
authors are recognised worldwide experts in their areas.
Essential Sports Medicine is ideal for medical students
and physiotherapy students and General Practitioners undertaking
further postgraduate training in this area.
'I believe there is a great need for a publication such as this,
which will dedicate itself entirely to the still rather young and
developing area of sports medicine...’
4th year medical student, Glasgow University
'I like it a lot!... The inclusion of chapters on drugs, women,
and children, etc. also widens the scope, adding to its
Final year medical student, Newcastle University
'I am impressed by the aim and scope of the book. The area of
education in sports medicine is one which is becoming increasingly
important, but at present is poorly served in terms of reference
Derbyshire GP who has just completed the Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine
Chapter 2 Acute care.
Chapter 3 Sport and exercise science.
Chapter 4 Sports injuries of the shoulder.
Chapter 5 Sports injuries to the upper limb, hand and wrist.
Chapter 6 Sports injuries of the pelvis, groin and thigh.
Chapter 7 Sports injuries of the knee and lower leg.
Chapter 8 Sports injuries of the ankle and foot.
Chapter 9 Acute and chronic injuries of the spine and sacro-iliac joint.
Chapter 10 Radiological investigations in sport.
Chapter 11 The athlete’s heart.
Chapter 12 Children and sport.
Chapter 13 Women in sport.
Chapter 14 The veteran athlete.
Chapter 15 Disability sport.
Chapter 16 Sports-specific injuries.
Track and field.
Skiing and snowboarding.
Chapter 17 Drugs in sport.
Chapter 18 Concepts in rehabilitation
- Up-to-date content aimed at students rather than
- Clear and concise biomechanical introduction to sporting
injuries and treatment
- Includes high quality, functional anatomical diagrams
- Contributing authors who are recognised worldwide as experts in
- Multi-disciplinary approach
- Takes both a regional and sports-specific approach to sporting injuries