Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-08
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Designed for the athletic trainer and sports therapist,Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicineis the definitive guide to the management of sports injuries. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this comprehensive, updated edition, which addresses all aspects of rehabilitation, including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and cons of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed, as well as currently accepted techniques. This text is recognized as a handbook for any practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.

Table of Contents

The Basis of Injury Rehabilitation
Essential Considerations in Designing a Rehabilitation Program for the Injured Patient
Understanding and Managing the Healing Process through Rehabilitation
The Evaluation Process in Rehabilitation
Psychological Considerations for Rehabilitation of the Injured Patient
Achieving the Goals of Rehabilitation
Establishing Core Stabilization
Reestablishing Neuromuscular Control
Regaining Postural Stability and Balance
Restoring Range of Motion and Improving Flexibility
Regaining Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power
Maintaining Cardiorespiratory Fitness during Rehabilitation
The Tools of Rehabilitation
Plyometrics in Rehabilitation
Open versus Closed Kinetic-Chain Exercise in Rehabilitation
Joint Mobilization and Traction Techniques in Rehabilitation
PNF Techniques in Rehabilitation
Aquatic Therapy in Rehabilitation
Functional Progressions and Functional Testing in Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Techniques for Specific Injuries
Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries
Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries
Rehabilitation of Wrist, Hand, and Finger Injuries
Rehabilitation of Groin, Hip, and Thigh Injuries
Rehabilitation of Knee Injuries
Rehabilitation of Lower-Leg Injuries
Rehabilitation of Ankle and Foot Injuries
Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Spine
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