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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Sports Therapy: Organization and Operations

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Sports Therapy: Organization and Operations

James E. Zachazewski (Editor), David J. Magee (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-42990-7

Aug 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

136 pages


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Handbook of Sports Therapy Services: Organization and Operations is a practical guide, appropriate for each member of the multi-disciplinary "Sports Therapy" team, to establishing and effectively delivering the diverse therapy services required for athletes at international, national, and regional sporting events.

List of Contributors, vi

Foreword, viii

Preface, ix

1 Sports therapy—Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How?, 1
James E. Zachazewski and David J. Magee

2 A history of sports medicine and sports therapy, 9
James E. Zachazewski, Arthur J. Boland, and Nicola Phillips

3 The role and importance of the sports therapist: pre-event, event, and post-event, 19
Suzanne Werner, Peter Drugge, Tommy Eriksson, Asa Lonnqvist, Ulrika Tranaeus, and Lotta Willberg

4 Hosting international Olympic events: providing host therapy services at major games, 25
Randy Goodman

5 Pre-Olympic team travel: logistical and treatment considerations, 41
Masaki Katayose and David J. Magee

6 Olympic event: logistical and treatment considerations, 48
Nicola Phillips and Caryl Becker

7 The importance of communication: understanding the importance of the event to the athlete, coach, and others, 68
Bill Moreau and Peter Toohey

8 Considerations for working with professional athletes versus nonprofessional amateur athletes during Olympic events, 79
Sergio T. Fonseca, Juliana Melo Ocarino, Thales Rezende Souza, Anderson Aurelio da Silva, Jose Roberto Prado Jr, Natalia Franco Netto Bittencourt, and Luciana De Michelis Mendonca

9 To compete or not to compete following injury during Olympic events, 91
Tony Ward

10 Sports nutrition and therapy, 103
Louise Burke and Ron Maughan

Appendix: Olympic sports medicine contacts, 117
James Green II and Gayle Olson

Index, 123