Sports Medicine: Prevention, Evaluation, Management and Rehabilitation

Richard Irvin, Emeritus, Oregon State University; Duane Iversen, University of Oregon; Steven Roy, MD., Centre for Sports Medicine and Running Injuries.
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Coverage of the advances made in the science of athletic training in recent years, with excellent reference sources provided for advanced study. Coverage of the pre-season physical examination, criteria to help in the evaluation of an injury, therapeutic modalities, and guidelines to allow the athlete to participate after an injury. The inclusion of specific athletic injuries with anatomical and kinesiological considerations, followed by a discussion of prevention, an evaluation of each of the injuries, and a section on management and rehabilitation. A special section on nutrition as it pertains to the athletic environment, as well as consideration of heat injuries and the athlete.

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