Sports-Specific Rehabilitation

Sports-Specific Rehabilitation Edition 1

Editors: By Robert A. Donatelli, PhD, PT, OCS
ISBN: 9780443066429
Publication Date : Nov 23, 2006
Page Count: 352
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Description
A comprehensive resource for focusing on returning injured athletes to their optimal performance! This book discusses exercise principles; muscle fatigue, muscle damage, and overtraining concepts; pathophysiology of overuse injuries; core evaluation in sports-specific testing; physiological basis of exercise specific to sport; and special considerations for the athlete. Secial features such as evidence-based clinical application boxes provide the reader with a solid body of research upon which to base their practice.

Key Features

  • Aligned to the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice to help learn how to work with athletes' injuries and help them make a physical comeback while following best practices.
  • Incorporation of muscle physiology demonstrates it as the basis for athlete's exercise prescription.
  • Coverage of pathophysiology of overuse injuries illustrates the damage to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Inclusion of treatment and training approaches for athletic rehabilitation shows how to restore the musculoskeletal system back to full flexibility, strength, power, and endurance.
  • Evidence-based clinical application boxes found throughout the book cite key studies and provide real-world application to a clinical setting.
  • Extensive photographs show hands-on demonstrations of important rehabilitation techniques, helping the cinician to accurately apply them during treatment.
About the Editor
By Robert A. Donatelli, PhD, PT, OCS, National Director, Sports Specific Rehabilitation; Developer, Strengthen Your Game Rehabilitation and Performance Enhancement Programs for Athletes, Las Vegas, NV
Table of Contents
Section 1: Basic Science of Soft Tissues

Chapter 1: Basic Science of Ligaments and Tendons Related to Rehabilitation

Section 2: Muscle Physiology: The Foundation for Exercise Prescription

Chapter 2: Understanding Muscle Contraction

Chapter 3: Anaerobic Metabolism During Exercise

Chapter 4: Aerobic Metabolism During Exercise

Section 3: Muscle Fatigue, Muscle Damage, and Overtraining Concepts

Chapter 5: Muscle Fatigue

Chapter 6: Muscle Damage

Chapter 7: Physiological Effects of Overtraining and Detraining

Section 4: Pathophysiology of Overuse Injury in the Athlete

Chapter 8: Pathophysiology of Injury to the Overhead Throwing Athlete

Chapter 9: The Anatomy of the Core—Muscle Imbalance Pathophysiology

Chapter 10: From the Core to the Floor—Overuse Injury

Section 5: Core Evaluation: Sports-Specific Testing

Chapter 11: Evaluation of Glenohumeral Joint in Overhead Throwing Athlete

Chapter 12: How to Evaluate the Core

Section 6: Physiological Basis of Exercise Specific to Sport

Chapter 13: Strength Training Concepts in the Athlete

Chapter 14: Plyometrics

Chapter 15: Neuromuscular Training

Chapter 16: Manual Therapy: Mobilization, Manipulation of the Spine and Extremeties

Section 7: Special Considerations for the Athlete

Chapter 17: Nutrition for the Athlete

Appendix A: Pathophysiology of the Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot and Ankle Overuse Injuries

Appendix B: Surgical Considerations for the Athlete

Glossary
Details
0-323-02702-4, 978-0-323-02702-1, Manske: Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation, Knee & Shoulder, Aug-2006
0-323-03200-1, 978-0-323-03200-1, HSS, Cioppa-Mosca, Cahill & Tucker: Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician, Jun-2006
978-0-323-07403-2, Mosby: Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 9e, Sep-2012
1-4160-3364-5, 978-1-4160-3364-6, Batavia: Contraindications in Physical Rehabilitation, Doing No Harm, May-2006
1-56053-708-6, 978-1-56053-708-3, Placzek & Boyce: Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets, 2e, Jun-2006