DescriptionThis text provides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes.
Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee.
- Comprehensive. Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
- Practical and relevant. Explores numerous real world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes to show how to apply the theory in practice.
- Cutting Edge. Presents the latest research findings in each area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.
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PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS REHABILITATION.
1 Introduction to sport injury management (Jeffrey A. Russell).
PART 2 INJURY SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT OF PERFORMANCE.
2 Injury prevention and screening (Phil Barter).
3 Assessment and needs analysis (Paul Comfort and Martyn Matthews).
PART 3 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES.
4 Pathophysiology of skeletal muscle injuries (Dr Lee Herrington and Paul Comfort).
5 Tendons (Dr Stephen Pearson).
6 Pathophysiology of ligament injuries (Dror Steiner).
7 Pathophysiology of skeletal injuries (Sarah Catlow).
8 Peripheral nerve injuries (Elizabeth Fowler).
PART 4 EFFECTIVE CLINICAL DECISION MAKING.
9 An introduction to periodisation (Paul Comfort and Martyn Matthews).
10 Management of acute sport injury (Jeffrey A. Russell).
11 Musculoskeletal assessment (Julian Hatcher).
12 Progressive systematic functional rehabilitation (Earle Abrahamson, Victoria Hyland, Sebastian Hicks, and Christo Koukoullis).
13 Strength and conditioning (Paul Comfort and Martyn Matthews).
14 Nutritional considerations for performance and rehabilitation (Helen Matthews and Martyn Matthews).
15 Psychology and sports rehabilitation (Rhonda Cohen, Dr Sanna M. Nordin and Earle Abrahamson).
16 Clinical reasoning (Earle Abrahamson and Dr Lee Herrington).
PART 5 JOINT SPECIFIC INJURIES AND PATHOLOGIES.
17 Shoulder injuries in sport (Ian Horsley).
18 The elbow (Angela Clough).
19 Wrist and hand injuries in sport (Luke Heath).
20 The groin in sport (John Allen and Stuart Butler).
21 The knee (Nicholas Clark and Dr Lee Herrington).
22 Ankle complex injuries in sport (David Joyce).
23 The foot in sport (John Allen).