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Clinical Practice of Sports Injury Prevention and Care

Clinical Practice of Sports Injury Prevention and Care

P. A. F. H. Renstrom (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-632-03785-8

May 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

744 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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This volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, the companion volume to Sports Injuries: Basic Principles of Prevention and Care, deals in detail with specific sports injuries and their treatment. The book divides roughly into two parts: Traumatic and Overuse Injuries looks at injuries to each part of the body, with three chapters on knee injuries and a chapter on dermatological problems in sport. Sport-Specific Injuries covers particular injuries arising in both team and individual sports such as basketball, soccer, swimming, weightlifting, and tennis.
List of Contributors.



Units of Measurement and Terminology..

Part 1: Traumatic and Overuse Injuries: Prevention and Care.

1 Head Injuries.

2 Cervical Spine Injuries in American Football.

3 Shoulder Injuries.

4 Elbow Injuries.

5 Hand and Wrist Injuries.

6 Spinal Injuries.

7 Groin and Hip Injuries.

8 Muscle Injuries.

9 Traumatic Knee Injuries.

10 Overuse Knee Injuries.

11 Sport-Specific Knee Injuries.

12 Lower Leg Injuries.

13 Achilles Tendon Injuries.

14 Acute Ankle Injuries.

15 Chronic Ankle Injuries.

16 Foot Injuries.

17 Dermatology Problems in Sport..

Part 2: Sport-Specific Injuries: Prevention and Care.

Part 2a: Team Sports.

18 Injuries in Soccer: Mechanism and Epidemiology.

19 Injuries in Soccer Prevention.

20 Injuries in Baseball and Softball.

21 Injuries in Basketball.

22 Injuries in Team Handball.

23 Injuries in Volleyball.

24 Injuries in Ice Hockey.

25 Injuries in Rugby.

26 Injuries in School Physical Education Classes..

Part 2b: Individual Sports.

27 Injuries in Running.

28 Injuries in Throwing Sports.

29 Injuries in Tennis.

30 Injuries in Badminton.

31 Injuries in Squash.

32 Injuries in Golf.

33 Injuries in Swimming.

34 Injuries in Cycling.

35 Injuries in Gymnastics.

36 Injuries in Weightlifting.

37 Injuries in Wrestling.

38 Injuries in Boxing.

39 Injuries in the Martial Arts.

40 Injuries in Rowing.

41 Injuries in Canoeing and Kayaking.

42 Injuries in Sailing.

43 Injuries in Equestrian Sports.

44 Injuries in Archery.

45 Injuries in Alpine Skiing.

46 Injuries in Cross-Country Skiing.

47 Injuries in Skating.


*comprehensive coverage of the treatment of all types of sports injuries *companion volume to Sports Injuries: Basic Principles of Prevention and Care