Concise Guide to Sports Injuries,
Edition 2
By Malcolm T. F. Read, MA, MB, BChir, MRCGP, DRCOG, DM-SMed, FISM

Publication Date: 26 Jun 2008
CONCISE GUIDE TO SPORTS INJURIES covers a wide range of sports injuries from head to toe, looking at cause, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation. Ordered by pain site, this accessible reference book allows professionals to reach a quick working diagnosis and provides a guide to managing the problem.

Key Features

  • A practical, easy accessible reference guide to allow professionals to reach quick working diagnosis
  • Chapters divided by anatomical regions for easy reference
  • Discusses techniques of sports that produce injuries and details causes as well as the injury itself
  • Highly illustrated, includes MRIs, CTs and X-rays
  • Covers rehabilitation and training with an injury
  • Extensive glossary defines terms and provides full explanation of diagnostic tests

New Features

Fully updated with completely updated line drawings
About the author
By Malcolm T. F. Read, MA, MB, BChir, MRCGP, DRCOG, DM-SMed, FISM, Consultant in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, London, UK
Table of Contents
PrefaceAcknowledgementsForeword1 Head injuries2 The axial skeleton3 Neck4 Dorsal spine5 Lumbar spine6 Anterior chest pain7 Abdomen8 Groin9 Buttock and back of thigh10 Anterior thigh 11 Knee12 Lower leg13 The ankle14 Heel and arch of the foot 15 Mid foot16 Forefoot17 Shoulder 18 Elbow19 Wrist and hand20 Rehabilitation and training with an injury21 Team doctoringGlossaryIndex
Book details
ISBN: 9780443068737
Page Count: 392
Retail Price : £51.99
Sports medicine students, GPs, orthopaedic physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists, rheumatologists, all clinicians dealing with musculoskeletal disorders. Suitable for all levels of practitioners of sports medicine as a reference book.