Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

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* 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..

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