Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Sports Therapy

Editors: Zachazewski, James E. and Magee, David J.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $64.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $96.00
ISBN: 978-1-11-827577-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 46
Book Status: Available
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Handbook of Sports Therapy Services: Organization and Operations is a practical guide, appropriate for each member of the multi-disciplinary "Sports Therapy" team, to establishing and effectively delivering the diverse therapy services required for athletes at international, national, and regional sporting events.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • 1 Sports therapy—Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? - James E. Zachazewski and David J. Magee
  • 2 A history of sports medicine and sports therapy - James E. Zachazewski, Arthur J. Boland, and Nicola Phillips
  • 3 The role and importance of the sports therapist: pre-event, event, and post-event - Suzanne Werner, Peter Drugge, Tommy Eriksson, Åsa Lönnqvist, Ulrika Tranaeus, and Lotta Willberg
  • 4 Hosting international Olympic events: providing host therapy services at major games - Randy Goodman
  • 5 Pre-Olympic team travel: logistical and treatment considerations - Masaki Katayose and David J. Magee
  • 6 Olympic event: logistical and treatment considerations - Nicola Phillips and Caryl Becker
  • 7 The importance of communication: understanding the importance of the event to the athlete, coach, and others - Bill Moreau and Peter Toohey
  • 8 Considerations for working with professional athletes versus nonprofessional amateur athletes during Olympic events - Sergio T. Fonseca, Juliana Melo Ocarino, Thales Rezende Souza, Anderson Aurélio da Silva, José Roberto Prado Jr, Natália Franco Netto Bittencourt, and Luciana De Michelis Mendonça
  • 9 To compete or not to compete following injury during Olympic events - Tony Ward
  • 10 Sports nutrition and therapy - Louise Burke and Ron Maughan
  • Appendix: Olympic sports medicine contacts - James Green II and Gayle Olson