Health Reference: Sports Injuries Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815297
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815292
  • DDC: 617.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This new fifth edition describes the basic types of sports injuries, including overuse injuries, tendonitis, heat illness, and skin disorders, as well as traumatic injuries. Information is also included on protective equipment, strategies for injury prevention, and other related issues.

Table of Contents

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