Sports Injuries Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Sandra Judd
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812271
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812277
  • DDC: 617.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 623 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Describes the basic types of sports injuries and discusses protective equipment and injury prevention strategies for specific activities. Provides facts about nutrition and hydration, supplements, diagnosis and treatment, and specific risks and prevention strategies for children and young athletes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Health and Sports.
2: An Introduction to Sports Injuries and Exercise.
3: Sprains and Strains.
4: Tendon Injuries.
5: Overuse and Repetitive Stress Injuries.
6: Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in Athletes.
7: Arthritis and Sports Injuries.
8: Athletes and Skin Disorders.
9: Athletes and Exercise-Induced Asthma and Allergies.
10: Sports Nutrition, Weight Maintenance, and Hydration.
11: Performance-Enhancing Substances.
12: Preventing Sports Injuries.
13: Sports Injury Prevention and First Aid Treatment.
14: Protective Equipment for Athletes.
15: Sport Safety Tips.
16: Winter Sports Safety.
17: Resistance Training Safety.
18: Outdoor Sports Safety in Weather Conditions.
19: Head and Facial Injuries.
20: Sports-Related Head Injuries.
21: Sports Injuries to the Face.
22: Back, Neck, and Spine Injuries.
23: Lower Back Pain in Athletes.
24: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis.
25: Cervical Fractures (Broken Neck).
26: Spinal Cord Injuries.
27: Spinal Fractures.
28: Herniated Discs.
29: Spinal Nerve Injuries.
30: Shoulder and Upper Arm Injuries.
31: Common Shoulder Problems.
32: Problems with Shoulder Motion Loss.
33: Rotator Cuff Tendonitis.
34: Problems with Shoulder Instability.
35: Muscle Tears and Tendon Injuries.
36: Collarbone Injuries.
37: Injuries to the Elbows, Wrists, and Hands.
38: Arm and Wrist Injuries.
39: Elbow Injuries.
40: Hand Injuries.
41: Injuries to the Trunk, Groin, Upper Legs, and Knees.
42: Trunk and Groin Injuries.
43: Hip Injuries.
44: Upper Leg Injuries.
45: Knee Injury Basics.
46: Knee Cartilage Injuries.
47: Knee Ligament Injuries.
48: Patella and Patellar Tendon Injuries.
49: Other Overuse Knee Injuries.
50: Injuries to the Lower Legs, Ankles, and Feet.
51: Leg Injuries.
52: Achilles Tendon Injuries.
53: Ankle Injuries.
54: Injuries to the Feet.
55: Toe Injuries.
56: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries.
57: Imaging and Diagnostic Tests.
58: Medications for Sports Injuries.
59: Specialized Surgical Treatments and Therapy.
60: Sports Injuries in Children and Young Athletes.
61: Children and Sports Injuries.
62: Sports Physicals.
63: Preventing Children's Sports Injuries.
64: Overtraining Burnout in Young Athletes.
65: Preventing Child Abuse in Youth Sports.
66: Growth Plate Injuries.
67: Developmental Diseases and Sports Injuries.
68: Return to Play.
69: Additional Help and Information.
70: Glossary of Terms Related to Sports Injuries.
71: Directory of Resources Related to Sports Injuries.