Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine

Hardcover | December 19, 2011

byPeter Brukner, Karim Khan

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The Bible of Sports Medicine - Now enhanced by a new companion website!

Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine 4th Edition is the complete practical guide to musculoskeletal medicine and physical therapy, covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity. Extensively revised and expanded by the world’s leading sports physicians, this fourth edition continues to set the standard as the pinnacle of current knowledge and practice in sports medicine.

At 1,270 pages, 67 chapters and over 1000 full colour images, the fourth edition has 25% more content than the best-selling third edition. All aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity are covered, including the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants.

With a focus on clinical relevance, each chapter has been comprehensively reviewed and updated and there are 13 brand new chapters covering hot topics such as challenging hip pain, sudden death in sport, hamstring tear management, sideline emergency care, and the latest in pain science.

Led by Peter Brukner (Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, Liverpool Football Club) and Karim Khan (Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver), the 100 strong author team, representing 14 countries around the world, are all renowned experts in their field and have an average of 15 years practical experience.

Key Features:

- New companion website featuring over 4 hours of assess¬ment and treatment video and audio material which will be updated regularly – 12 months access with book purchase

- Comprehensively reviewed and updated featuring an expert international author team

- Expanded! Includes 13 new chapters covering topics such as hip pain, military medicine, prevention of sudden cardiac death and the integration of evidence into clinical practice

- MORE illustrations than ever before with over 1000 colour photographs demonstrating techniques, exercises and sports injuries and purpose drawn full colour anatomical illustrations

- Full colour text design greatly enhances readability of the content while clear colour differentiation for headings and figures ensures ease of use

The fourth edition is enhanced by a new companion website featuring Clinical Sports Medicine Masterclasses Online. Readers will gain access to this secure site via a pincode included with the book. The site will include video clips of clinical examinations, interviews with leading experts and will be updated regularly.

Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine 4E provides excellent value as an authoritative clinical foundation for physiotherapists, medical practitioners, osteopaths, massage therapists, podiatrists, sports/athletic trainers, sports therapists, fitness leaders and athletes. It is widely adopted by students in sports physiotherapy, medicine, and human movement studies/kinesiology.

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The Bible of Sports Medicine - Now enhanced by a new companion website! Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine 4th Edition is the complete practical guide to musculoskeletal medicine and physical therapy, covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity. Extensively revised and expa...

Peter Brukner OAM, MBBS, DRCOG, FACSP, FASMF, FACSM Peter Brukner is a sports physician and Associate Professor in Sports Medicine at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the founding partner of the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, a past president of the Australasian...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:3.82 × 2.87 × 0.88 inPublished:December 19, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070998132

ISBN - 13:9780070998131

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Table of Contents

Part A - Fundamental principles

1. Sports and exercise medicine: addressing the world's greatest public health problem

2. Sports and exercise medicine: the team approach

3. Integrating evidence into clinical practice to make quality decisions

4. Sports injuries: acute

5. Sports injuries: overuse

6. Pain: why and how does it hurt?

7. Beware: conditions masquerading as sports injuries

8. Clinical aspects of biomechanics and sporting injuries

9. Principles of injury prevention

10. Recovery

11. Principles of diagnosis: clinical assessment

12. Principles of diagnosis: investigations including imaging

13. Treatments used for musculoskeletal conditions: more choices and more evidence

14. Core stability

15. Principles of rehabilitation

16. Principles of physical activity promotion for clinicians

Part B - Regional problems

17. Sports concussion

18. Headache

19. Facial injuries

20. Neck pain

21. Shoulder pain

22. Elbow and arm pain

23. Wrist pain

24. Hand and finger injuries

25. Thoracic and chest pain

26. Low back pain

27. Buttock pain

28. Hip-related pain

29. Groin pain

30. Anterior thigh pain

31. Posterior thigh pain

32. Acute knee injuries

33. Anterior knee pain

34. Lateral, medial, and posterior knee pain

35. Leg pain

36. Calf pain

37. Pain in the Achilles region

38. Acute ankle injuries

39. Ankle pain

40. Foot pain

41. The patient with longstanding symptoms: clinical pearls

Part C - Special groups of participants

42. The younger athlete

43. Women and activity-related issues across the lifespan

44. The older person who exercises

45. Military personnel

46. The athlete with a disability

Part D - Management of medical problems

47. Medical emergencies in the sporting context

48. Sudden cardiac death in sport

49. Managing cardiovascular symptoms in sportspeople

50. Respiratory symptoms during exercise

51. Gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise

52. Renal symptoms during exercise

53. Diabetes mellitus

54. Exercise to treat neurological diseases and improve mental health

55. Joint-related symptoms without acute injury

56. Common sports-related infections

57. The tired athlete

58. Exercise in the heat

59. Exercise at the extremes of cold and altitude

60. Quick exercise prescriptions for specific medical conditions

Part E - Practical sports medicine

61. The preparticipation physical evaluation

62. Screening the elite sportsperson

63. Providing team care

64. Traveling with a team

65. Medical coverage of endurance events

66. Drugs and the athlete

67. Ethics and sports medicine