Health Reference Series: Sports Injuries Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-865-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Sports Injuries Sourcebook, Sixth Edition describes the basic types of sports injuries, including sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis and injuries to various parts of the body, including the head, face, spine, shoulder, arms, legs, and feet. It also discusses various other medical conditions related to sports, such as sudden cardiac arrest, exercise-induced asthma, sickle cell trait, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Sever's Disease, etc.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Elements in Sports
  • Chapter 1—Sports: Benefits and Barriers
  • Chapter 2—Youth Sports around the World
  • Chapter 3—Sports Injuries—An Overview
  • Chapter 4—Sports Physicals
  • Chapter 5—Sports Nutrition, Weight Maintenance, and Hydration
  • Chapter 6—Sports and Disability
  • Chapter 7—Federal Government Efforts Related to Youth Sports
  • Part 2. Common Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 8—Sprains and Strains
  • Chapter 9—Bursitis and Tendinitis
  • Chapter 10—Repetitive Motion Disorders
  • Chapter 11—Fractures in Sports
  • Chapter 12—Stress Fractures
  • Chapter 13—Muscle Contusions (Bruises)
  • Chapter 14—Exercise-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Chapter 15—Head Injuries
  • Chapter 16—Facial Injuries
  • Chapter 17—Back, Neck, and Spine Injuries
  • Chapter 18—Shoulder and Upper Arm Injuries
  • Chapter 19—Elbow Injuries
  • Chapter 20—Arm and Wrist Injuries
  • Chapter 21—Finger Sprains, Fractures, and Dislocations
  • Chapter 22—Groin and Perineal Injuries in Athletes
  • Chapter 23—Hip and Thigh Muscle Injuries
  • Chapter 24—Knee Injuries
  • Chapter 25—Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injuries
  • Chapter 26—Toe and Forefoot Injuries and Turf Toe Injury
  • Part 3. Other Medical Conditions Related to Sports
  • Chapter 27—Playing Sports during COVID-19
  • Chapter 28—Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Death in Athletes
  • Chapter 29—Athletes and Skin Disorders
  • Chapter 30—Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction in Athletes
  • Chapter 31—Sickle Cell Trait
  • Chapter 32—Recreational Water Illnesses
  • Chapter 33—Developmental Diseases and Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 34—Extreme Temperatures and High Altitude Sports
  • Part 4. Sports Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Chapter 35—Sports Injuries Prevention Tips
  • Chapter 36—Safety Tips for Sports
  • Chapter 37—Warm-Up and Cooldown
  • Chapter 38—Brain Injury Safety Tips
  • Chapter 39—Resistance Training Safety
  • Chapter 40—Protective Equipment for Athletes
  • Chapter 41—Abuse in Sports
  • Chapter 42—Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Part 5. Pain Management and Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports
  • Chapter 43—Understanding Pain
  • Chapter 44—Diagnosis and Treatment of Pain
  • Chapter 45—Safe Use of Pain Medicine
  • Chapter 46—Commonly Prescribed Opioid Medications
  • Chapter 47—Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies for Pain
  • Chapter 48—Drug Use among Athletes
  • Part 6. Caring for Injured Athletes
  • Chapter 49—What to Do If a Sports Injury Occurs
  • Chapter 50—Imaging and Diagnostic Tests
  • Chapter 51—Sports Psychology
  • Chapter 52—Medications for Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 53—Specialized Surgical Treatments and Therapy
  • Chapter 54—Sports Physical Therapy
  • Chapter 55—The Benefits of Preseason Conditioning
  • Chapter 56—Return to Play
  • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 57—Glossary of Terms Related to Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 58—Directory of Resources Related to Sports Injuries