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From a world-famous pioneer in arthroscopic shoulder surgery comes the first step-by-step "how-to" guide to advanced techniques in shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Burkhart describes the innovative techniques and instruments he has devised to solve the most difficult surgical problems and offers dozens of tips, tricks, and pearls you won’t find in any other book. More than 900 full-color arthroscopic and clinical photographs and numerous drawings complement the text.The first section explains the principles that underlie successful operative shoulder arthroscopy.
Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certifications and advanced credentials to health and fitness professionals. “NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Fourth Edition”, continues to lead the way by providing the most comprehensive resource for aspiring personal trainers and other health and fitness professionals. Based on NASM’s proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPT[trademark]) model, you will learn a systematic approach to program design with exercise program guidelines and variables; protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power programs; guidance on how to build a clientele through professional development; and, more! By following the techniques in this book, you will gain the information, insight, and inspiration you need to change the world as a health and fitness professional.
Making Sports Medicine of Baseball so unique is the fact that it is the only book that focuses solely on the evaluation and treatment of common problems experienced by baseball players.
While a large portion of this book focuses on shoulder and elbow problems, it also covers lower extremity injuries, spine conditions, and other common medical problems that may be encountered.
Of course, this book isn’t just about treating players after an injury it’s also about how to get them ready to play and prevent those injuries from occurring.
This work provides easy access to concise, authoritative answers on the comprehensive range of health issues sports clinicians confront. Perfect as a desk reference or quick review for certification exams, this manual gives readers quick solutions to diagnostic and treatment questions, an abundance of useful tables and charts, emergency-care procedures, plus incisive strategies for keeping athletes healthy.
Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Third Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best outcome. Readers will learn how to use therapeutic exercise and related interventions to treat the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and disability and to work toward optimal function. Highlights of this Third Edition include case studies in each chapter and more than 200 new photographs and illustrations.
This book documents current knowledge and standards of care for acute muscle injuries. The full range of injuries is covered, including those to the hamstring, hip adductor, quadriceps, calf, pectoralis major, biceps brachii, latissimus dorsi and rectus abdominis muscles. Evidence-based content is combined with experience from medical experts from around the globe in order to provide the reader with a full picture of the latest insights into terminology, trauma mechanisms, basic principles of healing, diagnosis and treatment.
The Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of neurophysiological, behavioural and biomechanical aspects of motor function. Adopting an integrative approach, it examines the full range of key topics in contemporary human movement studies, explaining motor behaviour in depth from the molecular level to behavioural consequences.
Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training table perspective. Offering practical guidelines for practitioners and athletes, the book focuses on the key macronutrients that fuel daily metabolism and exercise training and explores differing needs for various athletes and their individual goals.T
Endurance in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative work on all aspects of this major component of sports science. The book also embraces medical and sport-specific issues of particular relevance to those interested in endurance performance. The scientific basis and mechanisms of endurance – physiological, psychological, genetic and environmental – are all considered in depth. Measurement of endurance is extensively reviewed as is preparation and training for physical activities requiring endurance.
Updated and invigorated, “Understanding Sports Massage, Second Edition, ” provides readers with an understanding of the fundamental theory and practical basis for using sports massage to keep athletes in top shape, recover from injuries, and improve performance. Like the successful first edition, “Understanding Sports Massage” is ideal for sport professionals and students in sports massage training programs. The book illustrates and explains massage techniques in detail and describes the procedures involved in conducting effective sports massage sessions, including determining goals, organizing the session, and choosing and applying techniques.
Athletes routinely use psychological skills and interventions for performance enhancement but, perhaps surprisingly, not always to assist in recovery from injury. This book demonstrates the ways in which athletes and practitioners can transfer psychological skills to an injury and rehabilitation setting, to enhance recovery and the well-being of the athlete.Drawing on the very latest research in sport and exercise psychology, this book explores key psychological concepts relating to injury, explaining typical psychological responses to injury and psychological aspects of rehabilitation.
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