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This text provides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes.

Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee.

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  • Comprehensive. Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
  • Practical and relevant. Explores numerous real world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes to show how to apply the theory in practice.
  • Cutting Edge. Presents the latest research findings in each area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.

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Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention providesa comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to thefield.  It covers each stage of the rehabilitation processfrom initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return topre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holisticapproach, this textbook also addresses the nutritional andpsychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateursports enthusiast as well as elite athletes.

Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening andassessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing andthe various stages of training during the rehabilitation process.Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part Vcovers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder,elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee.

  • Comprehensive. Covers the complete process fromdiagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention ofinjuries.
  • Practical and relevant, this textbook explores numerousreal world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes toshow how to apply the theory in practice.
  • Cutting Edge.  Sports Rehabilitation andInjury Prevention presents the latest research findings ineach area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.

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Paul Comfort (BSC (Hons), MSc, PGCAP, CSCS*D, ASCC) is asenior lecturer, programme leader for the MSc Strength andConditioning programme at the University of Salford. Paul is alsocurrently Head of Sports Science Support for Salford City redsRugby League Football Club and Coordinates the Strength andConditioning for England Lacrosse (men's squad). He is a certifiedStrength and Conditioning Specialist (Recertified with Distinction)(CSCS*D) with the National Strength and Conditioning Associationand a founder member and Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coachwith the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association. Heis also currently completing a part-time PhD.

Earle Abrahamson (B Phys Ed, BA Hons, MA, BPS, BASRaT,FRSM, BRCP, AHPCSA, HPCSA, PsySSA) is a principal Lecturer,teaching fellow and programme leader for the Sports Rehabilitationand Injury Prevention programme at Middlesex University. Throughhis programme leadership and teaching fellowship duties, Earle hasdeveloped an interest in student learning and thinking. Earle spentthe majority of his life in South Africa, studying and working, andmoved to the UK in 2002. He is a South African-registered therapistand psychologist and has membership and professional registrationwith a number of UK authorities. Earle has worked extensively as asports rehabilitation with national and international teams,including the world strongest man event. Earle sits on theexecutive committee of the British Association of SportsRehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT), as their student liaison officer. In this role he deals with and promotes the BASRaT studentexperience. Earle is the Middlesex University representative forthe higher education academy's hospitality, leisure, sport andtourism sector. He is currently working on a professional doctorateinvestigating different learning approaches in the development ofclinical reasoning skills on undergraduate sports rehabilitationprogrammes.
Earle is married to Emma and has a son, Benjamin. In his spare timehe enjoys sports and is an active cricketer and tennis player. Hefurther enjoys reading and music.

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