Adaptive sports medicine : a clinical guide / Arthur Jason De Luigi, editor.
Contributor(s): De Luigi, Arthur Jason.Material type: BookCall no.: QT261 .A337 2018Publication: Cham : Springer, c2018Description: xviii, 401 p. : col. ill.ISBN: 9783319565668; 3319565664.Subject(s): Sports for persons with disabilities | Athletic injuries | Sports medicine -- Methods | Risk factors
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. History of Adaptive and Disabled Rights within Society, Thus Creating the Fertile Soil to Grow, Adaptive Sports / Joseph Scholz, Yin-Ting Chen -- 2. Wheelchair Sports Technology and Biomechanics / Rory A. Cooper, Rosemarie Cooper, Adam Susmarski -- 3. Technology and Biomechanics of Adaptive Sports Prostheses / Jason De Luigi -- 4. Review of Injury Epidemiology in Paralympic Sports / Lauren Rudolph, Stuart E. Willick -- 5. Medical Considerations in Adaptive Sports / Anthony Beutler, Patrick Carey -- 6. Emergent Care of the Adaptive Athlete / Ahmer Khan, Kevin Blythe, B. Elizabeth Delasobera -- 7. Surgical Considerations in the Adaptive Athlete / Kevin O'Malley, Tyler Kent, Evan Argintar -- 8. Rehabilitation of the Adaptive Athlete / Ashley Lazas Puk,
Jason De Luigi -- 9. Adaptive Running / David Hryvniak, Jason Kirkbride, Christopher S. Karam -- 10. Adaptive Cycling / Andrew H. Gordon, Jason De Luigi -- 11. Adaptive Golf: History, Rules and Equipment Modifications, and Sport-Specific Injuries / Mayur J. Amin, Joseph A. Sclafani, Arthur De Luigi -- 12. Wheelchair Basketball / Rajat Mathur, Patrick Martone, Jason De Luigi -- 13. Wheelchair Rugby / David M. Irwin, Monica K. Zillen., Jason De Luigi -- 14. Power (Wheelchair) Soccer / Alexander M. Senk -- 15. Wheelchair Softball / Daniel H. Blatz, Craig Ziegler --
16. Wheelchair Dance Sport / Mary Caldwell, Jason De Luigi -- 17. Wheelchair Fencing / Mary Caldwell, Jason De Luigi -- 18. Wheelchair Curling / Mary Caldwell, Jason De Luigi -- 19. Wheelchair Tennis and Para-table Tennis / Mary Caldwell, Jason De Luigi -- 20. Adaptive Volleyball / Nicole Hanrahan, Jason De Luigi -- 21. Adaptive Water Sports / Simon Willis, Alan Schleier, Jason De Luigi -- 22. Ice Sled Hockey (Sledge Hockey Outside the United States) / Ashley D. Zapf, Joan P. Joyce -- 23. Adaptive Alpine Skiing and Para-snowboarding / Brian Joseph Juriga, YouaPa Susan Yang, Jason De Luigi -- 24. Adaptive Throwing Sports: Discus, Javelin, Shot Put, and Boccia / Michael Auriemma, Jason De Luigi -- 25. Shooting Sports (Archery, Air Rifle, Trapshooting) / Yin-Ting Chen, Derick Mordus -- 26. Weight Lifting in Adaptive Sport / Pegah Dehghan, Luis Guerrero, Jason De Luigi -- 27. Adaptive Combative Sports (Judo, Boxing, Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts) / Joseph L. Connor Jr., James G. Liadis, Jason De Luigi -- 28. Adaptive Extreme Sports / William Denq, B. Elizabeth Delasobera -- 29 Adaptive Sports Event Planning / Jeffrey C. Leggit, Chelsea D. Brundage -- 30. Policy and Advocacy Initiatives to Promote the Benefits of Sports Participation for Individuals with Disability / Angelie Mascarinas, Cheri Blauwet -- 31. Controversies in Adaptive Sports / Luis Alfredo Guerrero, Shane Drakes, Jason De Luigi.
This first-of-its-kind text provides a comprehensive presentation and review of the unique aspects of adaptive sports medicine and adaptive athletes, who are increasingly active and prominent, not only individually and in local leagues and organizations but also in larger settings like the Paralympics. Divided into thematic sections, part one covers the history and natural course of the care, policies and laws that have been developed over the years for persons with disabilities, as well as the biomechanics and technology of wheelchair sports and adaptive sports prostheses. The medical considerations of the adaptive athlete comprise part two, including injury epidemiology, emergent care, and surgical and rehabilitative considerations. Part three, by far the most extensive section, discusses specific wheelchair and adaptive sports, including adaptive running, cycling, water sports and throwing sports, wheelchair basketball, softball and rugby, as well as adaptive combative and extreme sports. Selected topics, including event planning, advocacy and controversies such as doping, are covered in part four. A comprehensive yet practical text, Adaptive Sports Medicine is a go-to resource and will be an invaluable reference for any sports medicine or primary medicine practitioner working with this unique population.
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