ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine (ABC Series 4th Revised edition)

ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine (ABC Series 4th Revised edition)

By: Mike Loosemore (editor), Clyde Williams (editor), Gregory Whyte (editor)Paperback

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The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition: Reflects new developments and current practice Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental factors of sports and exercise, benefits of exercise in health and disease, nutrition and ergogenic supplements, and the use of drugs in sport Covers the benefits of exercise among special populations such as the disabled, obese, pregnant, children and the elderly Covering the latest topics and including case studies of common sports and exercise medicine conditions, the ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine is an essential practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students, physiotherapists, and all health professionals dealing with the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries.

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About Author

Greg P. Whyte isProfessor of Applied Sport & Exercise Science, Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Mike Loosemore is a Physician, The Institute of Sport, University College London, London Clyde Williams is Professor of Sport Science, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough


List of Contributors vii PART I INJURY 1 Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses 1 Debbie Palmer-Green 2 Immediate Care in Sport 5 Andy Smith 3 Head Injuries in Sport 10 Daniel G. Healy 4 Injury of the Face and Jaw 21 Keith R. Postlethwaite 5 Eye Injuries in Sport 26 Caroline J. MacEwen 6 Management of Injuries in Children 31 Julian Redhead 7 Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Mature Athlete 38 Khan Karim and Peter D. Brukner 8 Medical Care at Major Sporting Events 41 Mike Loosemore PART II SYSTEM SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE 9 Pulmonary Dysfunction in Athletes 44 John Dickinson and James Hull 10 Infections 50 Michael J. Martin 11 The Unexplained Underperformance Syndrome (Overtraining Syndrome) 54 Richard Budgett and Yorck Olaf Schumacher 12 The Female Athlete Triad 58 Noel Pollock 13 The Athlete s Heart 62 Aneil Malhotra Greg P. Whyte and Sanjay Sharma PART III ENVIRONMENTAL SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE 14 Extreme Temperature Sport and Exercise Medicine 67 Michael J. Tipton 15 Diving Medicine 76 Peter T.Wilmshurst 16 Altitude Medicine 81 Sundeep Dhillon PART IV SPECIAL POPULATIONS 17 Physical Activity and Exercise as Medicine 86 John Buckley 18 Sport Exercise and Disability 89 Nick Webborn 19 Sport Exercise and Obesity 93 David Haslam 20 Sport and Children 97 Neil Armstrong 21 Physical Activity and Exercise in Later Life 102 Dawn A. Skelton and Finbarr C. Martin PART V NUTRITION AND DOPING 22 Nutrition Energy Metabolism and Ergogenic Supplements 109 Clyde Williams 23 Drugs in Sport 116 Roger Palfreeman 24 Psychology of Injury 122 Andrew M. Lane Index 127

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118777527
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781118777527
  • weight: 438
  • ISBN10: 1118777522
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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