Sports injury prevention and rehabilitation : integrating medicine and science for performance solutions / edited by David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon. - London : RoutledgeTaylor and Francis Group, 2016. - xi, 452 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1: The Performance Team. Reconditioning : a performance-based response to an injury -- Strength and conditioning in injury prevention and rehabilitation -- Psychology in injury prevention and rehabilitation -- Nutrition in injury prevention and rehabilitation -- Part 2: Athletic Competencies. Medical assessment and pre-participation screening -- The injury risk profiling process -- Assessing and developing the kinetic chain -- Assessing athletic qualities -- Running mechanics in injury prevention and performance -- Landing mechanics in injury prevention and performance rehabilitation -- Throwing mechanics in injury prevention and performance rehabilitation -- Core stability in injury prevention and performance -- Flexibility in injury prevention and performance -- Part 3: Injury Processes, Prevention and Return to Performance. Muscle injuries -- Tendon injuries -- Bone injuries -- Pain and performance -- Determining return to play -- Part 4: Managing the Injured Athlete. The athletic neck -- The athletic shoulder -- The athletic elbow -- The athletic spine -- The athletic hip and groin -- The athletic knee -- The athletic shin -- The athletic foot and ankle -- Part 5: Managing the Training Athlete. Managing pre-season and in-season training -- Monitoring training load -- Optimizing athlete recovery -- Environmental stress : heat and altitude -- Part 6: Special Considerations. The developing athlete -- The female athlete -- The travelling athlete.

World-class rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals, strength and conditioning coaches, biomechanists and sport scientists show how this integrated model works across the spectrum of athlete care. In every chapter, there is a sharp focus on the return to performance, rather than just a return to play. The book introduces evidence-based best practice in all the core areas of sports injury risk management and rehabilitation, including: performance frameworks for medical and injury screening; the science of pain and the psychology of injury and rehabilitation; developing core stability and flexibility; performance retraining of muscle, tendon and bone injuries; recovery from training and rehabilitation; [and] end-stage rehabilitation, testing and training for a return to performance. Every chapter offers a masterclass from a range of elite sport professionals, containing best practice protocols, procedures and specimen programmes designed for high performance. No other book examines rehabilitation in such detail from a high performance standpoint.

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Athletic injuries -- Prevention & control.
Athletic injuries -- Rehabilitation.

QT261 / .S6835 2016

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