Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

Editor(s): Roald Bahr, Lars Engebretsen

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405162449

Online ISBN: 9781444303612

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303612

About this Book

This volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series is a practical guide on the prevention of sports injuries. It covers all Olympic sports, plus additional sport activities with international competition, such as rugby. Focusing on reducing the potential for injuries, the book is organised by regions of the body. There are also chapters on the importance of injury prevention and developing an injury prevention program within a team. The authors identify the risk factors for specific injuries in each sport, typical injury mechanisms and risks associated with training.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 4

      Preventing Ankle Injuries (pages 30–48)

      Jon Karlsson, Evert Verhagen, Bruce D. Beynnon and Annunziato Amendola

    3. Chapter 5

      Preventing Knee Injuries (pages 49–71)

      Timothy E. Hewett, Bruce D. Beynnon, Tron Krosshaug and Grethe Myklebust

    4. Chapter 6

      Preventing Hamstring Injuries (pages 72–90)

      Geoffrey M. Verrall, Árni Árnason and Kim Bennell

    5. Chapter 7

      Preventing Groin Injuries (pages 91–113)

      Per Hölmich, Lorrie Maffey and Carolyn Emery

    6. Chapter 8

      Preventing Low Back Pain (pages 114–133)

      Adad Baranto, Tor Inge Andersen and Leif Swärd

    7. Chapter 9

      Preventing Shoulder Injuries (pages 134–152)

      Michael R. Krogsgaard, Marc R. Safran, Peter Rheinlænder and Emilie Cheung

    8. Chapter 12

      Preventing Tendon Overuse Injuries (pages 187–196)

      Jill Cook, Mads Kongsgaard, Karim Khan and Michael Kjær

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