Teen Health Series: Sports Injuries Information for Teens

Editor/Author Maharaja, Silva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1567-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Rehabilitation & Therapy
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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Sports Injuries Information For Teens, Fourth Edition, offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide to being a healthy athlete. It includes guidelines for participating safely in sports and avoiding injury. It also discusses how to deal with injuries when they do occur.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Health Tips For Student Athletes
  • Chapter 1—Choosing The Right Sport For You
  • Chapter 2—Sports For Students With Disabilities
  • Chapter 3—Sports Physicals
  • Chapter 4—Nutrition For Student Athletes
  • Chapter 5—Water And Nutrition For Athletes
  • Chapter 6—Sports And Energy Drinks
  • Chapter 7—Handling Sports Pressure And Competition
  • Chapter 8—Athletes And Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 9—The Female Athlete Triad
  • Chapter 10—Abuse In Sports
  • Chapter 11—Overtraining Syndrome (Athlete Burnout)53
  • Chapter 12—Anabolic Steroids
  • Chapter 13—Alcohol And Marijuana: Problems For Teen Athletes
  • Chapter 14—Teen Athletes And The Use Of Dietary Supplements
  • Part Two: Sports Safety And Injury Prevention
  • Chapter 15—Healthy Muscles Matter
  • Chapter 16—The Benefits Of Preseason Conditioning
  • Chapter 17—Warm Up To Work Out
  • Chapter 18—Physical Activities For Strength And Flexibility
  • Chapter 19—Facts About Protective Equipment
  • Chapter 20—Helmets
  • Chapter 21—Eye Protection
  • Chapter 22—Bracing And Taping
  • Chapter 23—How To Select The Right Clothes And Shoes
  • Chapter 24—Safety Tips For Popular Sports
  • Chapter 25—Bike Safety
  • Chapter 26—Skateboard Safety
  • Chapter 27—Football Safety
  • Chapter 28—Water Sports Safety
  • Chapter 29—Winter Sports Safety
  • Chapter 30—Preventing Sports Injuries
  • Part Three: Diagnosing And Treating Common Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 31—Understanding Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 32—Overuse Injuries
  • Chapter 33—Heat Illness
  • Chapter 34—Sprains And Strains
  • Chapter 35—Broken Bones
  • Chapter 36—Growth Plate Injuries
  • Chapter 37—Concussions
  • Chapter 38—Muscle Contusions (Bruises)219
  • Chapter 39—Bursitis And Tendonitis
  • Chapter 40—Facial Injuries
  • Chapter 41—Eye Injuries
  • Chapter 42—Dental Injuries
  • Chapter 43—Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Chapter 44—Shoulder Problems
  • Chapter 45—Arm Fractures
  • Chapter 46—Elbow Injuries
  • Chapter 47—Wrist Fractures
  • Chapter 48—Groin Injuries
  • Chapter 49—Hip Injuries
  • Chapter 50—Knee Injuries
  • Chapter 51—Shin Splints
  • Chapter 52—Foot Injuries
  • Chapter 53—Ankle Injuries
  • Chapter 54—Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Spurs)307
  • Part Four: Caring For Injured Athletes
  • Chapter 55—What To Do If A Sports Injury Occurs
  • Chapter 56—What Do Athletic Trainers Do?321
  • Chapter 57—Choosing A Doctor
  • Chapter 58—Guidelines For Medical Decision Making
  • Chapter 59—Return To Play
  • Chapter 60—Sports Injuries And Arthritis: Understanding The Connection 341
  • Part Five: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 61—Resources For More Information About Traumatic And Chronic Sports-Related Injuries
  • Chapter 62—Resources For More Information About Fitness And Exercise