Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine by Matthew B. WerdAthletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine by Matthew B. Werd

Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine

EditorMatthew B. Werd, E. Leslie Knight

Paperback | May 14, 2010

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This concise manual is for sports medicine specialists who want to effectively prescribe footwear and orthotics for the athlete. The book provides a logical approach designed to maximize performance and minimize injury. In addition to the fundamentals, including athletic foot types, basic biomechanics, and gait evaluation, the text also addresses the assessment and prescription of shoes, inserts, and orthotics. The work covers new technologies and sports-specific recommendations as well. By presenting essential information in a convenient and easily accessible format, this book will prove to be invaluable for sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and other specialists when making footwear recommendations for athletes.
Title:Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:May 14, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387764151

ISBN - 13:9780387764153

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of Athletic Footwear and Orthoses.- The Athletic Shoe.- Evolution of Foot Orthoses in Sports.- Athletic Foot Types and Deformities.- Clinical Gait Evaluation of the Athlete.- Athletic Shoe Evaluation.- Athletic Shoe Fit and Modifications.- Athletic Socks.- Athletic Shoe Lacing in Sports Medicine.- Prefabricated Insoles and Modifications in Sports Medicine.- Orthodigital Devices in Sports Medicine.- Evidence-Based Orthotic Therapy.- Custom Foot Orthoses.- Ankle Foot Orthoses for the Athlete.- Prescribing Athletic Footwear and Orthoses: The Game Plan.- Part 2: Sport-Specific Recommendations.- Walking and Running Shoes and Orthoses.- Racing Shoes.- Triathlon and Duathlon.- Cycling.- Racquet Sports: Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Racquetball and Handball.- Biomechanics Relating Specifically to Football.- Soccer-Specific Shoes and Orthotics.- Skating.- Skiing and Snowboarding.- Basketball and Volleyball.- Aerobic Dance and Cheerleading.- Baseball and Softball.- Special Olympics.- Durable Medical Equipment and Coding in Sports Medicine.- Index.