Women and Exercise: Physiology and Sport Medicine

 Physiology, Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Women and Exercise: Physiology and Sport Medicine
Dec 052018

Women and Exercise is an invluable resource for all physicians, from general practitioners to specialists seeking information outside their specialty, who need up-to-date information and expert advice about women and exercise.






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Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine

 Orthopedics, Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine
Oct 202018

Regenerative medicine offers physicians new tools to help repair damaged tissue, alleviate pain, accelerate healing, and improve function for patients with degenerative conditions or sports injuries. Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine is the first comprehensive book devoted to orthobiologic treatments for orthopedic conditions. Authored by experts in regenerative medicine, this evidence- and experience-based guide is written for clinicians looking to understand and effectively implement these treatments in their practices.

Broad yet focused coverage of the scientific underpinnings, regulatory issues, staffing and equipment, nutritional and rehabilitation concerns, and orthobiologic interventions for specific clinical problems make this the ideal procedural reference for anyone working to restore function to athletes or other patients with musculoskeletal pathologies.


Unparallelled coverage of clinical science and practical applications
Written by pioneering leaders at the forefront of an emerging standard of care
Evidence-based indications for initiating orthobiologic therapies
Includes a review of important nomenclature for the novice
Covers both Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell procedures
A must-read guide for practitioners in academic and private practice settings





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Sports Medicine in the Pediatric Office, Second Edition

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Sports Medicine in the Pediatric Office, Second Edition
Oct 202018
The second edition of this best-selling pediatric sports medicine resource provides step-by-step demonstrations of the examination and evaluation techniques for common sports injuries. The book includes more than 100 images, plus 2+ hours of video covering physical examination keys; when to order radiographs, CT scans, and MRIs; treatment plan development; case-based coverage of common injuries, including ankle and foot, knee and lower leg, shoulder, wrist and elbow, hip and spine, and concussions and preventive strategies.

This all encompassing resource allows you to:
Walk through case studies that highlight the issues most commonly seen at specific stages of development.
View examinations and tests that can help you identify the extent and location of injury.
See demonstrations of preventive strengthening exercises.
Use proven approaches to diagnosing and managing sports injuries to improve your practice.
Learn which test results to obtain and when.
And more!
New features
All chapters fully reviewed and updated
New chapter on Trends in Prevention of Sports Injury in the Young Athlete
5 new sport-specific chapters on
Collision sports (football, hockey, lacrosse, and rugby)
Chapters provide
Overview of the sport(s)
Overview of the sport history and demographic information in young athletes
Cases-based scenarios that highlight the major issues in the sport
Suggestions on how pediatric health professionals can ensure the safest sport experience in the sport

About the Author
Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP, is a sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, NY. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion of sports medicine and fitness. His focus is to safely return athletes to the playing field of their choice and to keep them there. Dr. Metzl appeaers regularly on media programs including the Today Show and Good Morning America, and in print media including the New York Times, discussion the issues of fitness and health. In addition to his busy medical practice and academic interests, he practices what he preaches. He is a former collegiate soccer player, a 29-time marathon runner and 10-time Ironman finisher.

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The Anatomy of Sports Injuries: Your Illustrated Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 2nd Edition

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on The Anatomy of Sports Injuries: Your Illustrated Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 2nd Edition
Oct 012018

For anyone who plays sports and is looking to facilitate recovery or prevent injuries

Everyone who plays sports experiences injuries. Many people never fully recover because they’re not aware of what they can do to facilitate recovery. But there’s no need to simply resign yourself to “living with” a sports injury. In The Anatomy of Sports Injuries, author Brad Walker brings years of expertise–he works with elite-level and world-champion athletes, and lectures on injury prevention–to this how-to guide. The book takes a fundamental approach, bringing you inside the body to show exactly what is happening when a sports injury occurs. At the heart of The Anatomy of Sports Injuries are 350 images. This second edition includes updated illustrations and more anatomical information and is for every sports player or fitness enthusiast who has been injured and would like to know what the injury involves, how to rehabilitate the area, and how to prevent complications or injury in the future.





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Sports Injuries: Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Sports Injuries: Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition
Sep 212018

As more and more people realize the cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular benefits that regular physical activity provides, the risk for potential injury also increases. In order to provide successful treatment, all persons involved in the management of injury must have a thorough understanding of the healing process of the various tissues and also be familiar with the demands of different types of sports.Written by two world-renowned experts, Sports Injuries, Fourth Edition comprehensively covers the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Essential reading for all athletes, coaches/trainers, physiotherapists, and doctors, the updated edition of this highly popular and well-established textbook skillfully integrates scientific background and evidence with practical application. Topics covered include: Individual risk factors for sports injuries Effects of physical inactivity on the tissues Head and face injuries in sport Cervical, thoracic and abdominal injuries in sport Back and spine injuries in sport Outdoor activities during extreme conditions Sports injuries of the lower and upper extremities Injuries in sport for the disabled Richly illustrated with more than 650 color drawings and photographs, this book covers injuries resulting from the full range of international sports. For each type of injury examined, it details the symptoms, mechanism of injury, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation protocols, and key points―clearly stating what both non-medical and medical professionals should do in each case of injury. This easy-to-follow textbook features a glossary of key terms and protocols with rehabilitation exercises to provide readers with a solid understanding about how to effectively treat, rehabilitate, and prevent sports injuries.
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An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning?

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning?
Aug 272018

Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost?

An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why athletes have, over the last four decades, increasingly used performance-enhancing drugs. It offers a critical overview of the major theories of drug use in sport, and provides a detailed analysis of the involvement of sports physicians in the development and use of performance-enhancing drugs. Focusing on drug use within elite sport, the book offers an in-depth examination of important contemporary themes and issues, including:

– the history of drugs in sport and changing patterns of use

– fair play, cheating and the ‘spirit of sport’

– WADA and the future of anti-doping policy

– drug use in professional football and cycling

– sociological enquiry and the problems of researching drugs in sport.

Designed to help students explore and understand this problematic area of research in sport studies, and richly illustrated throughout with case studies and empirical data, An Introduction to Drugs in Sport is an invaluable addition to the literature. It is essential reading for anybody with an interest in the relationship between drugs, sport and society.





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Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Cross Country Skiing

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Cross Country Skiing
Aug 212018

The Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science present basic clinical and scientific information in a clear style and format as related to specific sports events drawn from the Olympic Summer and Winter Games. Each handbook is written by a small team of authorities co-ordinated by an editor who is internationally respected and recognised in the particular sport activity. Each volume presents up-to-date information on the basic biology of the sport, conditioning techniques, nutrition, and the medical aspects of injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. This Handbook will constitute the most complete and authoritative source of information in existence as regards the scientific and clinical aspects of cross country skiing: physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, injury prevention, treatment and care of medical problems, and conditioning for competition.
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Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance: A Sports Parent’s Survival Guide

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance: A Sports Parent’s Survival Guide
Jun 212018

Dr. Tommy John’s unique program: a diet, lifestyle, and movement plan (Rethink. Rebuild. Replenish. Recover) for injury- and performance-proofing young athletes in every sport

Beginning as early as age 6 and continuing through the teenage years and on into their twenties, both male and female athletes are more at risk of serious injuries at younger ages than ever before. Dr. Tommy John, son of lefty pitcher Tommy John and also a sports performance and healing specialist, offers an invaluable diet, lifestyle, and movement plan (Rethink. Rebuild. Replenish. Recover) for injury- and performance-proofing young athletes in every sport. Dr. John explores the sudden rise of Tommy John surgeries being performed on young athletes today, as well as the many injuries–and the surgeries required to fix them–increasing at an alarming rate in baseball and all youth sports. Dr. John’s book outlines the three top causes behind this “injury epidemic”: The American lifestyle, the business of youth sports (from coaches to corporations), and the decisions we believe as parents are truly benefiting our children. Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance focuses on prevention, and also offers tips on how to tailor the advice for athletes coming back from an injury, with over 120 black and white photographs.



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Muscle Injuries in Sport Athletes: Clinical Essentials and Imaging Findings (Sports and Traumatology)

 Radiology, Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Muscle Injuries in Sport Athletes: Clinical Essentials and Imaging Findings (Sports and Traumatology)
May 272018

This book attempts to provide a comprehensive look at all of the pathologies of muscles that are likely to be encountered in treating sports-related injuries. Its purpose is to give the practitioner a guide for identifying injuries and choosing the best therapeutic strategy. The first part presents the consensus view of current knowledge: the physiology of lesions and their prognosis as well as their anatomy, clinical imaging, and treatment. Then each of the muscles is described in turn, with a review of anatomy, clinical examination, the results of imaging, and therapeutic choices for acute and chronic injuries. A major section is dedicated to imaging, with the emphasis on which diagnostic methods are best for specific injuries and how to use diagnostic imaging to determine the most suitable therapeutic strategies. Special care has been taken to provide high-quality illustrations that clearly show how to identify the lesion of the damaged muscle. A wealth of illustrations, many in color, are included. Finally, the book concludes with some clinical cases and technical notes relevant to treatment of sports-related muscle injuries.
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Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Volume 2 : Injury Diagnosis and Treatment

 Emergency, Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Volume 2 : Injury Diagnosis and Treatment
May 132018

Authored by renowned UEFA specialists in the medical care of football players, this three-volume series-sourced from the course materials used in UEFA’s Football Doctor Education Program-aims to familiarize clinicians with a structured system of assessment and care in dealing with the wide variety of injuries that can afflict professional footballers. Volume 2 introduces football doctors to the specific types of injuries that may occur, and the mechanisms of injury, with a wealth of information supported by scientific evidence.

Key Topics of Volume 2:

– Overview of football injuries
– Managing injuries in competitive situations: the laws of the game
– Muscle function and mechanisms of muscle injury
– Examination and treatment of muscle injuries
– Groin, knee, and ankle injuries
– Overuse injuries

The Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.





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