Sports Injuries, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Hal Marcovitz
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420503472
  • ISBN-13: 9781420503470
  • DDC: 617.1
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Playing sports can improve fitness and coordination and boost self-discipline and self-esteem. But these benefits sometimes come at a price: sports injuries. This detailed examination covers the causes, diagnoses, current treatments and rehabilitation for the different types of sports injuries. Since many of them are preventable, the author includes a discussion of training and safety techniques as well as changes to equipment that have been instituted as a result of common athletic injuries.

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