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ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 4th Edition

Gregory Whyte (Editor), Mike Loosemore (Editor), Clyde Williams (Editor)
September 2015, ©2015, BMJ Books
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The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition:

• Reflects new developments and current practice
• Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental factors of sports and exercise, benefits of exercise in health and disease, nutrition and ergogenic supplements, and the use of drugs in sport
• Covers the benefits of exercise among special populations such as the disabled, obese, pregnant, children and the elderly

Covering the latest topics and including case studies of common sports and exercise medicine conditions, the ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine is an essential practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students, physiotherapists, and all health professionals dealing with the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

PART I INJURY

1 Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses 1
Debbie Palmer-Green

2 Immediate Care in Sport 5
Andy Smith

3 Head Injuries in Sport 10
Daniel G. Healy

4 Injury of the Face and Jaw 21
Keith R. Postlethwaite

5 Eye Injuries in Sport 26
Caroline J. MacEwen

6 Management of Injuries in Children 31
Julian Redhead

7 Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Mature Athlete 38
Khan Karim and Peter D. Brukner

8 Medical Care at Major Sporting Events 41
Mike Loosemore

PART II SYSTEM SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE

9 Pulmonary Dysfunction in Athletes 44
John Dickinson and James Hull

10 Infections 50
Michael J. Martin

11 The Unexplained Underperformance Syndrome (Overtraining Syndrome) 54
Richard Budgett and Yorck Olaf Schumacher

12 The Female Athlete Triad 58
Noel Pollock

13 The Athlete’s Heart 62
Aneil Malhotra Greg P. Whyte and Sanjay Sharma

PART III ENVIRONMENTAL SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE

14 Extreme Temperature Sport and Exercise Medicine 67
Michael J. Tipton

15 Diving Medicine 76
Peter T.Wilmshurst

16 Altitude Medicine 81
Sundeep Dhillon

PART IV SPECIAL POPULATIONS

17 Physical Activity and Exercise as Medicine 86
John Buckley

18 Sport Exercise and Disability 89
Nick Webborn

19 Sport Exercise and Obesity 93
David Haslam

20 Sport and Children 97
Neil Armstrong

21 Physical Activity and Exercise in Later Life 102
Dawn A. Skelton and Finbarr C. Martin

PART V NUTRITION AND DOPING

22 Nutrition Energy Metabolism and Ergogenic Supplements 109
Clyde Williams

23 Drugs in Sport 116
Roger Palfreeman

24 Psychology of Injury 122
Andrew M. Lane

Index 127

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Author Information

Greg P. Whyte isProfessor of Applied Sport & Exercise Science, Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

Mike Loosemore is a Physician, The Institute of Sport, University College London, London

Clyde Williams is Professor of Sport Science, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough
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ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 4th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-77751-0
144 pages
July 2015
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ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 4th Edition
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September 2015
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