Textbook of Running Medicine

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9780071359771: Textbook of Running Medicine

With approximately 30 million runners in the US alone, running injuries are among the most common problems seen by physicians. The only diagnostic and treatment information heretofore has been available to physicians, but has come from general sports medicine or orthopaedics manuals. In this textbook, doctors O'Conner and Wilder propose effective management regimens in the treatment of all forms of running injuries. They focus on clinical management with an approach that details common features, diagnosis, and treatment of running injuries; associated medical problems; problems unique to specific classes of runners; rehabiliation guidelines; and major surgical considerations.

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"This textbook serves as a useful aid for teachers, coaches, physicians, and other allied health professionals to detect the symptoms of an emergency injury, recovery time, treatment..." ..".chapters are well referenced." "Textbook of Running Medicine does an excellent job of addressing special considerations for children, women, older adults, and the disabled." "Textbook of Running Medicine is an excellent and unique book..."

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In the years since the late physician George Sheehan (pictured on cover) began to celebrate the virtues and values of his much loved sport in classic guides such as Dr. Sheehan on Running, the doctor's favorite athletic activity has only grown in popularity. Now practiced by approximately 30 million people in the United States alone, running is not only a source of improved fitness for about one-tenth of the population'it is also one of the most common causes of injury presented to clinicians. Yet this is the first book to offer in-depth clinical coverage of the medical needs of runners. This authoritative and expert-authored medical resource features:

-The most extensive source of running-injury management expertise to be found anywhere

-Details the comprehensive evaluation of the injured runner

-In-depth coverage of injuries most often incurred in specific types of running such as sprinting and marathoning

-Rehabilitation guidelines

-Surgical considerations

-Coverage of running-injury-related medical problems

-Valued strategies to help patients continue running and training during recovery

-Injury-prevention regimens and tips that can also help trainers, coaches, and runners themselves

-More than 150 exceptionally informative line drawings and photographs

Other Titles of Interest:
Thompson: Sports Cardiology

The only medical text dedicated to runners

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O'Connor, Francis; Wilder, Robert; Nirschl, Robert
Published by McGraw-Hill Professional Publi (2001)
ISBN 10: 007135977X ISBN 13: 9780071359771
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publi, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11007135977X

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