Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise
Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise,
Edition 2
Edited by Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD and Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC, ScD, SCS

Publication Date: 23 Aug 2007

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Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides a truly comprehensive source of the latest evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries related to sport and exercise. Written by an international, multidisciplinary team of contributors, all of whom are leaders in their fields, it has been expertly compiled and edited by two experienced and well-respected practitioners from Australia/New Zealand and the USA.

Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise provides a wealth of evidence-based information with clear guidance on its application to practice. The text is structured in five sections:
· Section 1 reviews the anatomical structures involved: muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and bones.
· Section 2 discusses important general issues that need to be considered in sportsand exercise injury management: pain control, psychological factors, and outcome measures.
· Section 3 looks in detail at the injuries affecting different anatomical regions and joints: the thigh, ankle, shoulder, spine, etc.
· Section 4 deals with sport and exercise injury management in different groups: children, the elderly, athletes with disability, and women.
· Section 5 addresses medical issues involved and the use of imaging techniques and drugs in relation to the management of sports injuries.

Key Features

  • Fully referenced and research based
  • International team of experts are contributors
  • Applied/practical approach

New Features

  • New chapters on Cartilage, Prevention of Injury, and Rehabilitation of lower limb muscle and tendon injuries
  • Authors are world leading experts in their fields representing 10 countries
About the author
Edited by Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD, Head, School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Penrith, Australia; and Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC, ScD, SCS, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate Program in Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Table of Contents
1. The role of the physical therapies in sport, exercise and physical activity.

SECTION 1: Management principles for musculoskeletal tissue in the physical therapies

2. Muscle. 3. Tendon. 4. Ligament. 5. Bone. 6. Nerves.

SECTION 2 Concepts in managing sport and exercise injuries

7. Motor control. 8. Pain. 9. Exercise-based conditioning and rehabilitation. 10. Psychology of injury and rehabilitation. 11. Screening for sport and exercise participation. 12. Clinical outcomes in sport and exercise participation. 13. Electrophysical agents in sport and exercise injury management.

SECTION 3 Regional sport and exercise injury management

14. Spine. 15. Shoulder. 16. Elbow. 17. Wrist and hand. 18. Pelvis, hip and groin. 19. Thigh. 20. Knee. 21. Patellofemoral joint. 22. Leg. 23. Foot and ankle.

SECTION 4 The role of sport and exercise physical therapies in active groups

24. Children and adolescents. 25. Older exercise participants. 26. The active female. 27. Athletes with disability.

SECTION 5 Medical considerations for rehabilitation practitioners in sport and exercise settings

28. Pharmacological agents in sport and exercise. 29. Medical imaging of injury. 30. Medical issues in sport and exercise.
Book details
ISBN: 9780443103513
Page Count: 640
Illustrations: Approx. 350 illustrations
Retail Price: €108.99
0-443-07352-X, 978-0-443-07352-6, Kolt & Andersen: Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies, Jun-2004