Teen Health Series: Sports Injuries Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bellenir, Elizabeth and Klimecki, Zachary
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1265-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about sports-related injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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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—Preventing Dehydration
  • 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—Emotional Injuries In Youth Sports
  • Chapter 11—Athlete Burnout
  • Chapter 12—Anabolic Steroids
  • Chapter 13—Alcohol And Marijuana: Problems For Teen Athletes
  • Chapter 14—Teen Athletes And The Abuse Of Over-The-Counter Drugs
  • 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—Exercises for Strength and Flexibility
  • Chapter 19—Facts About Protective Equipment
  • Chapter 20—Helmets
  • Chapter 21—Eye Protection
  • Chapter 22—Mouthguards
  • Chapter 23—Braces And Taping
  • Chapter 24—How To Select The Right Athletic Shoes
  • Chapter 25—Safety Tips For Popular Sports
  • Chapter 26—Bike Safety
  • Chapter 27—Skateboard Safety
  • Chapter 28—Football Safety
  • Chapter 29—Water Sports Safety
  • Chapter 30—Winter Sports Safety
  • Part Three: Diagnosing And Treating Common Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 31—What Are Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 32—Overuse Injuries
  • Chapter 33—Heat Illness
  • Chapter 34—Strains And Sprains
  • Chapter 35—Broken Bones
  • Chapter 36—Growth Plate Injuries
  • Chapter 37—Concussions
  • Chapter 38—Muscle Contusion (Bruise)
  • Chapter 39—Bursitis And Tendonitis
  • Chapter 40—Eye Injuries
  • Chapter 41—Facial Injuries
  • Chapter 42—Dental Injuries
  • Chapter 43—Neck Injuries
  • Chapter 44—Spine Injuries
  • Chapter 45—Burners And Stingers
  • Chapter 46—Shoulder Injuries
  • Chapter 47—Elbow Injuries
  • Chapter 48—Hand And Wrist Injuries
  • Chapter 49—Groin Injuries
  • Chapter 50—Testicular Injuries
  • Chapter 51—Hip Injuries
  • Chapter 52—Knee Injuries
  • Chapter 53—Shin Splints
  • Chapter 54—Foot And Ankle Injuries
  • Chapter 55—Plantar Fasciitis And Bone Spurs
  • Part Four: Caring For Injured Athletes
  • Chapter 56—What To Do If A Sports Injury Occurs
  • Chapter 57—What Do Athletic Trainers Do?
  • Chapter 58—Choosing A Doctor
  • Chapter 59—Guidelines For Medical Decision Making
  • Chapter 60—Caring For Casts And Splints
  • Chapter 61—Returning To Sport After An Injury
  • Chapter 62—Sports Injuries And Arthritis: Understanding The Connection
  • Part Five: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 63—Resources For More Information About Traumatic And Chronic Sports-Related Injuries
  • Chapter 64—Resources For More Information About Fitness And Exercise