Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity

Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity

Editor(s): Michael Kjær, Michael Krogsgaard, Peter Magnusson, Lars Engebretsen, Harald Roos, Timo Takala, Savio L-Y Woo

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632065097

Online ISBN: 9780470757277

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757277

About this Book

The Textbook of Sports Medicine provides comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of sports injury and physical activity. More than one hundred of the World's leading authorities within exercise physiology, clinical internal medicine, sports medicine and traumatology have contributed with evidence-based state-of-the-art chapters to produce the most complete integration ever of sports medicine science into one book.

Great attention has been given to providing balanced coverage of all aspects of sports medicine, with respect to the relevance and clinical importance of each area. The book isolates solid principles and knowledge, and the documentation to support these, as well as identifying areas where further scientific investigation is needed. The topics dealt with and the degree of detail in the individual chapters, makes the book ideal for both educational programs at University level within exercise science and sports medicine, as well as for post-graduate courses within all aspects of sports medicine.

In addition, the book will be excellent as a reference book in any place where professionals whether doctors, exercise scientists, physiotherapists or coaches are dealing with supervision or treatment of sports-active individuals. Finally, the book is well structured to act as an introduction to research in the field of sports medicine.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Basic Science of Physical Activity and Sports Injuries: Principles of Training

    1. Chapter 1.1

      Cardiovascular and Respiratory Aspects of Exercise – Endurance Training (pages 10–29)

      Sigmund B. Strømme, Robert Boushel, Bjørn Ekblom, Heikki Huikuri, Mikko P. Tulppo and Norman L. Jones

    2. Chapter 1.7

      Cartilage Tissue — Loading and Overloading (pages 157–172)

      Karola Messner, Jack Lewis, Ted Oegema and Heikki J. Helminen

  2. Part 2: Aspects of Human Performance

    1. Chapter 2.3

      Physical Activity and Environment (pages 226–249)

      Peter Bärtsch, Bodil Nielsen Johannsen and Juhani Leppäluoto

  3. Part 3: Physical Activity: Health Achievements vs. Sports Injury

  4. Part 4: Exercise in Acute and Chronic Medical Diseases

    1. Chapter 4.2

      Exercise and Infectious Diseases (pages 410–421)

      Bente Klarlund Pedersen, Göran Friman and Lars Wesslén

  5. Part 5: Imaging in Sports Medicine

    1. Chapter 5.1

      Imaging of Sports Injuries (pages 501–526)

      Inge-Lis Kanstrup, Hollis G. Potter and Wayne Gibbon

  6. Part 6: Sports Injury: Regional Considerations. Diagnosis and Treatment

    1. Chapter 6.2

      Knee (pages 561–615)

      Lars Engebretsen, Thomas Muellner, Robert Laprade, Fred Wentorf, Rana Tariq, James H-C. Wang, David Stone and Savio L.-Y. Woo

    2. Chapter 6.3

      Hip, Groin and Pelvis (pages 616–637)

      Per Hölmich, er A.F.H. Renström and Tönu Saartok

    3. Chapter 6.4

      Head (pages 638–646)

      Liying Zhang, King H. Yang, Albert I. King and Lars Engebretsen

    4. Chapter 6.6

      Shoulder (pages 684–738)

      Michael R. Krogsgaard, Richard E. Debski, Rolf Norlin and Lena Rydqvist

    5. Chapter 6.7

      Elbow, Wrist and Hand (pages 739–772)

      Nicholas B. Bruggeman, Scott P. Steinmann, William P. Cooney and Michael R. Krogsgaard

    6. Chapter 6.8

      Practical Sports Medicine (pages 773–781)

      Sverre Mæhlum, Henning Langberg and Inggard Lereim

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