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Out of the lifestyle revlutiion of the past quarter century has emerged a new kindof recreational athlete,oen more likely to pursue a physical activity that brings health benefits than to tackle a traditional "rough-and-tumble" sport. As a result, "overuse" or "chronic" injuries, such as "runner's knee" and "swimmer's shoulder", are increasingly replacing sprains, strains, and breaks as the badge of the weekend Warrior.

The sports medicine profession has responded to the rise in overuse injuries by placing greater emphasis on injury prevention, developing new diagnostic and treatment techniques, and promoting rehabilitation as an aid to full recovery. This is what Dr. Lyle J. Micheli, one of the nation's foremost sports medicine authorities, calls the "new sports medicine."

In The Sports Medicine Bible, Dr. Micheli responds to the need for more and better answers to the questions posed by recreational athletes desperate for sound medical advice that will help them return to their physical regimens as quickly as possible. He emphasizes strength and flexibility as the keys to injury prevention, encourages early motion rather than immobilization during the rehabilitation process, and recommends other proven techniques that are replacing the sports medicine techniques of past generations.

This book covers the whole spectrum of sports medicine, including special sections on nutrition, female-specific sports injuries, exercise and the elderly, structuring a workout, flexibility and strength, clothing and footwear, and proper equipment. Separate chapters examine causes and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the foot; ankle; lower leg; knee; thigh; hip, pelvis, and groin; back; shoulder; elbow; wrist; hand and finger; head and neck; and skin.

By following the guidance and guidelines embodied in The Sports Medicine Bible, the recreational athlete can heighten his or her fitness experience, while learning the most modern techniques for effectively managing sports injuries. Written in clear, straightforward language with hundreds of illustrations, The Sports Medicine Bible is destined to become an essential piece of equipment in every athlete's gym bag.

Book News Annotation:

This guide to injury prevention and treatment in recreational sports focuses on overuse injuries, such as runner's knee and swimmer's shoulder, and emphasizes strength and flexibility as the keys to injury prevention. Sections organized by body part outline symptoms of overuse, causes, rehabilitation, and recovery time, illustrated with b&w drawings. Discussions center on nutrition, stretching exercises, early return to motion after injuries, proper equipment and footwear, and special issues for female and elderly athletes.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

One of the nation's foremost sports medicine authorities presents a complete reference guide for today's athlete, featuring the most up-to-date techniques for preventing, diagnosing, and treating all types of sports injuries. Includes symptoms charts for acute and overuse injuries. 150 photos.

About the Author

Lyle J. Micheli, M.D., former president of the American College of Sports Medicine, is director of sports medicine at Children's Hospital in Boston and associate clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as orthopedist for the Boston Ballet and the American Rugby Association. Mark Jenkins has written articles on sports for The Atlantic Monthly, The Wall Street Journal, and American Heritage.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062731432
Subtitle:
Prevent, Detect, and Treat Your Sports Injuries Through the Latest Medical Techniques
With:
Jenkins, Mark D.
Author:
Micheli, Lyle J.
Author:
by Lyle J. Micheli
Author:
Micheli, Lyle J., M.D.
Author:
Jenkins, Mark D.
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Sports Medicine -- methods.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
19950415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.10x8.04x.78 in. 1.57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , One of the nation's foremost sports medicine authorities presents a complete reference guide for today's athlete, featuring the most up-to-date techniques for preventing, diagnosing, and treating all types of sports injuries. Includes symptoms charts for acute and overuse injuries. 150 photos.

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