Summary: Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide will benefit everyone who treats athletic injuries, including primary care physicians, sports physical therapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physician assistants. The collaboration of athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians brings you a balanced, in-depth review.
This new edition guides you through anatomy, types of injuries, and suggested treatment and rehabilitation programs for sports re ...show morelated injuries in 12 anatomic areas. It also includes medical conditions that impact the entire body. You'll explore common sports injuries, acute treatment, and rehabilitation.
Chapters on injure prevention and athletic evaluation help you identify early warning signs and provide the best possible intervention before, during, and after the injury.
Help athletes return to play with a complete rehabilitation guide and specific 'return to play' criteria.
Ideal for classroom use or self-instruction. Purchase copies for your referral and treatment network!
Sections include: Pharmacology
Preventing sudden death in athletes
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