Sports Medicine for Specific Ages and Abilities

By Nicola Maffulli, K.M. Chan, Rose Macdonald, Robert M Malina and Tony Parker
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  • Scholarly and comprehensive but also informative and easy to use
  • Gives a multidisciplinary approach to problems in 4 specific groups of sports participants: children and adolescents, women, veterans (the over 30's!), those with specific disorders or disabilities.
  • International editorial team
  • International line up of contributors.
  • Written by the leading clinicians in the field in the world
  • This authoritative text, written by international experts in the field, presents a comprehensive review of the medical aspects of sports in relation to the following specific groups of clients: children and adolescents/women/veterans (the over 30s)/and special groups (those with specific medical conditions and the disabled). This approach by client group rather than by sport or type of injury is unique.
    ISBN 9780443061288
    Author Information By Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS(Orth); K.M. Chan, OBE, MCh(Orth), FRCS(Orth); Rose Macdonald BA, MCSP, MCPA, SRP; Robert M. Malina, PhD; and Tony Parker PhD, FASMF
    Table of Content Contributors
    SECTION 1:Children and Adolescent Atheletes
    1. Training and injuries in young athletes
    Nicola Maffulli and Wolfgang Bruns
    2. The knee in childrens sports 
    Vladimir Martinek and Freddie Fu
    3. Lower limb injuries in adolescence and childhood
    John King
    4. Sports injuries in childrens sports
    Treg Brown and Lyle J. Mcheli
    5. Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in young people
    Neil Armstrong and Joanne R. Welsman
    6. Strength training in young adults
    David A. Jones and Jonathan P. Folland
    7. The physiology of exercise in children
    Colin Boreham
    8. Endurance training in young athletes
    Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones
    9. Nutrition in childrens sports
    Gabe Mirkin
    10. Growth and maturation issues in elite young athletes: normal variation and training
    Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones and Robert M. Malina
    11. Competitive stress and coping in young sport performers
    Nickolas C. Smith, Bryan Jones, Neil K. Roach
    Overuse injuries in gymnastics
    Julie Sparrow

    SECTION 2: Women Athletes
    13. Endocrinological changes in exercising women
    Bruno Arena and Nicola Maffulli
    14. Special gynecological problems of the young female athlete
    Marisa Z. Rose, C. Terence Lee, Nicola Maffulli, Pasquale Patrizio
    15. Exercise in pregnancy
    Bruno Arena and Nicola Maffulli
    16. Dance medicine
    Margaret Wan Nar Wong, William Wing Kee To and Kai Ming Chan
    17. Nutritional requirements of female athletes
    Peter S.W. Davies and Rebecca A. Abbott
    18. Female athlete triad
    Constance M. Lebrun
    19. Physiological aspects of dance
    Yiannis Koutedakis
    20. Aspects in the rehabilitation of the injured classical ballet dancer
    Aileen Kelly
    21. Faulty alignment and posture perpetuating musculoskeletal problems
    Jenny McConnell

    SECTION 3: Ageing and Master Athletes
    22. Bone metabolism in ageing
    Susan A. New and David M. Reid
    23. Musculoskeletal and functional changes following lower limb amputation: implications for exercise prescription
    Anthony W. Parker and Jarrod D. Meerkin
    24. Exercise and cardiac health
    Domhnall MacAuley
    25. Strength training in older individuals
    Marc T. Galloway
    26. Soft tissue responses to exercise in the elderly
    Maria A. Fiatarone Singh
    27. Management of musculoskeletal overuse injuries in aging, including master athletes
    Y. Nabeshima, M. Kurosaka, S. Yoshiya, K. Mizuno
    28. Balance in the older person: effects of age and disease
    Graham K. Kerr and Charles J. Worringham
    29. Exercise in inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis
    David Perry
    30. Management of osteoarthritis of the knee in middle aged physically active patients
    Henry Ho, Kai Ming Chan and Christer Rolf
    31. Sport after total joint arthroplasty
    William J. Mallon, Thomas Parker Vail
    32. Health benefits of Tai Chi Chuan in older individuals
    Guo Ping Li, Ling Qin, Kai Ming Chan
    33. Alpine skiing in the elderly
    Arnold Koller
    34. Racket sports for older individuals
    Scott A. Lynch, Per A.F.H. Renstrom
    35. The scientific rationale for the conservative management of soft tissue dysfunction in athletes
    Glenn Hunter

    SECTION 4: Physical Activity in Disability
    36. Rehabilitation after cardiac ischemic event
    Toshihito Katsumura
    37. Exercise in low back pain patients
    David Fitzgerald
    38. Sport and exercise in diabetes
    Matthew Kiln
    39. The physiology of walking performance in peripheral arterial disease
    Simon Green and Christopher Askew
    40. Anabolic steroid use in adolescents
    Pirkko Korkia
    41. Exercise in subjects with haematological disorders
    Henry G. Watson and Michael Greaves
    42. Problems with sport surgery in HIV positive patients
    G. Schweitzer and L. Schlebusch
    43. Biomechanical problems of the lower limb the key to overuse injury?
    Simon J. Bartold
    44. Sports for children with physical disabilities; medical problems of disabled child athletes
    A.D.J. Webborn
    45. Sport for children with intellectual disabilities
    Carolyn OBrien
    Publication Date 07-06-2001
    Pages 488
    Stock Status In Stock
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