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
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.

Key Features

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

New Features

Changes in this second edition (from the first edition) include:•A new chapter on Cartilage•A new chapter on Prevention of Injury•A new chapter on Rehabilitation of lower limb muscle and tendon injuries•Additional authors (total = over 60 chapter contributors compared with 48 in first edition)•Authors are world leading experts in their fields•Authors from 10 countries (8 in the first edition)
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 therapies2. Muscle. 3. Tendon. 4. Ligament. 5. Bone. 6. Nerves.SECTION 2 Concepts in managing sport and exercise injuries7. 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 management14. 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 groups24. 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 settings28. 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
Retail Price : £88.99
0-443-07352-X, 978-0-443-07352-6, Kolt & Andersen: Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies, Jun-2004
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