Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

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9780071354752: Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation


* A comprehensive text for students or practicing physical therapists treating orthopedic injuries in professional or casual athletes.
* First reference that presents information categorized by sport, to effectively illustrate specific causes of common sport injuries.
* Each chapter presents the biomechanics of the injury, an analysis of injuries common to that sport, a program of functional rehabilitation, and coverage of warm-up, stretching, and other injury prevention methods

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First to tackle sports injuries one sport at a time, this unique physical therapy text provides new resources to students and professionals concerned with peak athletic performance and treatingand preventinginjuries..
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*A detailed biomechanical analysis of each sport injury .
*The most detailed coverage you can find on sport-specific injuries, including treatment, prevention, and return to training programs.
*Inside: unique insights, analysis, and techniques on the causes, cures, and preventions of injuries in athletes in more than a dozen major sports .

. Giving physical therapists and others who treat athletes unique tools to meet the rapidly growing needs of athletes at all levels, Sports-Specific Injuries features:.

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*The only sport-specific approach to physical therapy.
*Sport-by-sport organization.
*Precise biomechanical analysis of the each sports movements and injury mechanisms, based on high-tech methods.
*Detailed coverage of each sports most common injuries.
*Sport-specific approach to biomechanics, peak performance enhancement tips and rehabilitation.
*Individualized injury-prevention warm-ups for each sport.
*Leading-edge prevention, evaluation, and treatment prescriptions for professional and amateur athletes, including weekend warriors.
*Practical tips for coaches, trainers and athletes themselves.
*70 illustrations

About the Author:

Eric Shamus PhD PT CSCS and Debra Stern DBA, PT are at Nova Southwestern University in Ft. Lauderdale FL..

HealthSouth Foot and Ankle, Running Instructor. HealthSouth Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Site Coordinator. HealthSouth SPorts Medicine and Rehabilitation. Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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