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 - Rehabilitation & Therapy
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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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