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Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise, 2nd Edition

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Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides a truly comprehensive source of the latest evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries related to sport and exercise. Written by an international, multidisciplinary team of contributors, all of whom are leaders in their fields, it has been expertly compiled and edited by two experienced and well-respected practitioners from Australia/New Zealand and the USA.

Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides a wealth of evidence-based information with clear guidance on its application to practice. The text is structured in five sections:
· Section 1 reviews the anatomical structures involved: muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and bones.
· Section 2 discusses important general issues that need to be considered in sportsand exercise injury management: pain control, psychological factors, and outcome measures.
· Section 3 looks in detail at the injuries affecting different anatomical regions and joints: the thigh, ankle, shoulder, spine, etc.
· Section 4 deals with sport and exercise injury management in different groups: children, the elderly, athletes with disability, and women.
· Section 5 addresses medical issues involved and the use of imaging techniques and drugs in relation to the management of sports injuries.

Key Features

Fully referenced and research based
International team of experts are contributors
Applied/practical approachBack To Top

New to This Edition

Changes in this second edition (from the first edition) include:

•A new chapter on Cartilage
•A new chapter on Prevention of Injury
•A new chapter on Rehabilitation of lower limb muscle and tendon injuries
•Additional authors (total = over 60 chapter contributors compared with 48 in first edition)
•Authors are world leading experts in their fields
•Authors from 10 countries (8 in the first edition)Back To Top

Author Information

Edited by Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD, Head, School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Penrith, Australia; and Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC, ScD, SCS, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate Program in Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DEBack To Top

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  • Pages: 644
  • Trim Size: 280 X 216 mm
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 9780443103513
  • Copyright: 2008