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Sports injuries sourcebook [electronic resource] : basic consumer health information about sprains, fractures, tendon injuries, overuse injuries, and injuries to the head, spine, shoulders, arms, hands, trunk, legs, knees, and feet, and facts about sports-specific injuries, injury prevention, protective equipment, children and sports, and the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries : along with a glossary of related terms and a directory of resources for more information / edited by Laura Larsen
4th ed
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  RD97 .S736 2012    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Sports injuries
Sports medicine
Wounds and injuries
Physical Description 1 online resource (xx, 623 p.) : ill
Note Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. Health and sports -- pt. 2. Preventing sports injuries -- pt. 3. Head and facial injuries -- pt. 4. Back, neck, and spine injuries -- pt. 5. Shoulder and upper arm injuries -- pt. 6. Injuries to the elbows, wrists, and hands -- pt. 7. Injuries to the trunk, groin, upper legs, and knees -- pt. 8. Injuries to the lower legs, ankles, and feet -- pt. 9. Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries -- pt. 10. Sports injuries in children and young athletes -- pt. 11. Additional help and information
Summary Describes the basic types of sports injuries and discusses protective equipment and injury prevention strategies for specific activities. Provides facts about nutrition and hydration, supplements, diagnosis and treatment, and specific risks and prevention strategies for children and young athletes
Series Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Larsen, Laura, editor
Gale Group

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