Health Reference Series: Sports Injuries Sourcebook

Editor: Larsen, Laura
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1528-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about sports injuries in various parts of the body, protective equipment and preventive measures, treatment options, and a special section on sports injuries in children and teens.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Health and Sports
  • Chapter 1— An Introduction to Sports Injuries and Exercise
  • Chapter 2— Sprains and Strains
  • Chapter 3— Bursitis and Tendinitis
  • Chapter 4— Repetitive Motion Disorders
  • Chapter 5— Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in Athletes
  • Chapter 6— Athletes and Skin Disorders
  • Section 6.1— Preventing Skin Diseases in Athlete
  • Section 6.2— Athletes and Skin Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 7— Exercise-Induced Asthma in Athletes
  • Chapter 8— Sports Nutrition, Weight Maintenance, and Hydration
  • Section 8.1— Basic Facts about Sports Nutrition
  • Section 8.2— Female Athlete Triad
  • Section 8.3— Healthy Hydration for Athletes
  • Chapter 9— Drug Use among Athletes
  • Section 9.1— Impact of Drugs on Athletes
  • Section 9.2— Steroids as Performance- Enhancing Substances
  • Part II: Preventing Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 10— Sports Injury Prevention and First Aid Treatment
  • Chapter 11— Protective Equipment for Athletes
  • Section 11.1— Athletic Shoes
  • Section 11.2— Helmets
  • Section 11.3— Eye Protection
  • Chapter 12— Sports Safety Tips
  • Section 12.1— Baseball
  • Section 12.2— Hockey
  • Section 12.3— Football
  • Section 12.4— Soccer
  • Section 12.5— Skateboarding
  • Section 12.6— Bicycle Safety
  • Section 12.7— Golf
  • Section 12.8— Tennis
  • Section 12.9— Running
  • Chapter 13— Winter Sports Safety
  • Chapter 14— Resistance Training Safety
  • Chapter 15— Outdoor Sports Safety in Weather Conditions
  • Section 15.1— Safety in the Heat
  • Section 15.2— Cold Weather Safety
  • Section 15.3— Lightning Safety
  • Part III: Head and Facial Injuries
  • Chapter 16— Sports-Related Head Injuries
  • Section 16.1— Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
  • Section 16.2— Concussions
  • Chapter 17— Sports Injuries to the Face
  • Section 17.1— Jaw Injuries
  • Section 17.2— Eye Injuries
  • Section 17.3— Cauliflower Ear
  • Part IV: Back, Neck, and Spine Injuries
  • Chapter 18— Lower Back Pain
  • Chapter 19— Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Chapter 20— Cervical Fractures (Broken Neck)
  • Chapter 21— Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Chapter 22— Disc Disorders
  • Chapter 23— Spinal Nerve Injuries
  • Section 23.1— Stingers
  • Section 23.2— Sciatica
  • Part V: Shoulder and Upper Arm Injuries
  • Chapter 24— Common Shoulder Problems
  • Chapter 25— Frozen Shoulder
  • Chapter 26— Rotator Cuff Disease
  • Chapter 27— Shoulder Impingement
  • Chapter 28— Shoulder Dislocation
  • Chapter 29— Muscle Tears and Tendon Injuries
  • Section 29.1— Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Section 29.2— Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Chapter 30— Collarbone Injuries
  • Part VI: Injuries to the Elbows, Wrists, and Hands
  • Chapter 31— Arm and Wrist Injuries
  • Section 31.1— Arm Fractures
  • Section 31.2— Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Section 31.3— Scaphoid Fractures
  • Section 31.4— Wrist Fractures
  • Chapter 32— Elbow Injuries
  • Section 32.1— Tennis Elbow
  • Section 32.2— Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow (Little League Elbow)
  • Section 32.3— Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries (Thrower's Elbow)
  • Section 32.4— Ulnar Nerve Entrapment(Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Chapter 33— Hand Injuries
  • Section 33.1— Finger Sprains, Fractures, and Dislocations
  • Section 33.2— Thumb Strains (Skier's Thumb)
  • Section 33.3— Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
  • Section 33.4— Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Part VII: Injuries to the Trunk, Groin, Upper Legs, and Knees
  • Chapter 34— Trunk and Groin Injuries
  • Section 34.1— Hematuria
  • Section 34.2— Groin and Perineal Injuries in Athletes
  • Chapter 35— Hip Injuries
  • Section 35.1— Hip Bursitis
  • Section 35.2— Hip Flexor Strains
  • Chapter 36— Upper Leg Injuries
  • Section 36.1— Femur Fracture
  • Section 36.2— Hamstring Injuries
  • Chapter 37— Knee Injury Basics
  • Chapter 38— Knee Cartilage Injuries
  • Section 38.1— Patellofemoral Knee Pain (Chondromalacia Patella)
  • Section 38.2— Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
  • Section 38.3— Meniscal Injuries
  • Chapter 39— Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Section 39.1— Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
  • Section 39.2— Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury
  • Chapter 40— Patellar Tendinitis and Tendinopathy
  • Chapter 41— Dislocated Patella
  • Chapter 42— Other Overuse Knee Injuries
  • Section 42.1— Iliotibial (IT) Band Friction Syndrome
  • Section 42.2— Plica Syndrome
  • Part VIII: Injuries to the Lower Legs, Ankles, and Feet
  • Chapter 43— Leg Stress Fractures
  • Chapter 44— Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
  • Chapter 45— Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Chapter 46— Ankle Injuries
  • Section 46.1— Ankle Sprains
  • Section 46.2— Ankle Instability
  • Section 46.3— Ankle Fractures
  • Chapter 47— Injuries to the Feet
  • Section 47.1— Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Spurs)
  • Section 47.2— Metatarsalgia
  • Section 47.3— Sesamoiditis and Sesamoid Fracture
  • Section 47.4— Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
  • Section 47.5— Stress Fractures of the Foot
  • Chapter 48— Toe Injuries
  • Section 48.1— Turf Toe
  • Section 48.2— Toe and Forefoot Fractures
  • Part IX: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 49— Imaging and Diagnostic Tests
  • Section 49.1— Arthrogram
  • Section 49.2— Bone Scan and Bone Density Test
  • Section 49.3— Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Section 49.4— Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Section 49.5— Ultrasound
  • Chapter 50— Medications for Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 51— Specialized Surgical Treatments and Therapy
  • Section 51.1— Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Section 51.2— Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair
  • Section 51.3— Cartilage Repair and Restoration
  • Chapter 52— Sports Physical Therapy
  • Part X: Sports Injuries in Children and Young Athletes
  • Chapter 53— Children and Sports Injuries
  • Section 53.1— Sport and Recreation Safety for Children
  • Section 53.2— Playground Injuries
  • Chapter 54— Sports Physicals
  • Chapter 55— Preventing Children's Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 56— Overtraining Burnout in Young Athletes
  • Chapter 57— Growth Plate Injuries
  • Chapter 58— Developmental Diseases and Sports Injuries
  • Section 58.1— Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Section 58.2— Sever's Disease
  • Chapter 59— Return to Play
  • Part XI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 60— Glossary of Terms Related to Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 61— Directory of Resources Related to Sports Injuries