Abc Of Sports & Exercise Medicine

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Item#: 9781118777527
Edition 04
Author Whyte Et Al (Eds)
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TheABC of Sports and Exercise Medicineprovides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition:<
/>• Reflects new developments and current practice<
/>• Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental factors of sports and exercise, benefits of exercise in health and disease, nutrition and ergogenic supplements, and the use of drugs in sport<
/>• Covers the benefits of exercise among special populations such as the disabled, obese, pregnant, children and the elderly<
/>Covering the latest topics and including case studies of common sports and exercise medicine conditions, theABC of Sports and Exercise Medicineis an essential practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students, physiotherapists, and all health professionals dealing with the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries.

Table of Contents
List of Contributors viiPART I INJURY 1 Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses 1<
/>Debbie Palmer-Green2 Immediate Care in Sport 5<
/>Andy Smith3 Head Injuries in Sport 10<
/>Daniel G. Healy4 Injury of the Face and Jaw 21<
/>Keith R. Postlethwaite5 Eye Injuries in Sport 26<
/>Caroline J. MacEwen6 Management of Injuries in Children 31<
/>Julian Redhead7 Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Mature Athlete 38<
/>Khan Karim and Peter D. Brukner8 Medical Care at Major Sporting Events 41<
/>Mike LoosemorePART II SYSTEM SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE 9 Pulmonary Dysfunction in Athletes 44<
/>John Dickinson and James Hull10 Infections 50<
/>Michael J. Martin11 The Unexplained Underperformance Syndrome (Overtraining Syndrome) 54<
/>Richard Budgett and Yorck Olaf Schumacher12 The Female Athlete Triad 58<
/>Noel Pollock13 The Athlete&s Heart 62<
/>Aneil Malhotra Greg P. Whyte and Sanjay SharmaPART III ENVIRONMENTAL SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE 14 Extreme Temperature Sport and Exercise Medicine 67<
/>Michael J. Tipton15 Diving Medicine 76<
/>Peter T.Wilmshurst16 Altitude Medicine 81<
/>Sundeep DhillonPART IV SPECIAL POPULATIONS 17 Physical Activity and Exercise as Medicine 86<
/>John Buckley18 Sport Exercise and Disability 89<
/>Nick Webborn19 Sport Exercise and Obesity 93<
/>David Haslam20 Sport and Children 97<
/>Neil Armstrong21 Physical Activity and Exercise in Later Life 102<
/>Dawn A. Skelton and Finbarr C. MartinPART V NUTRITION AND DOPING 22 Nutrition Energy Metabolism and Ergogenic Supplements 109<
/>Clyde Williams23 Drugs in Sport 116<
/>Roger Palfreeman24 Psychology of Injury 122<
/>Andrew M. LaneIndex 127