Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Paperback | November 28, 2012

EditorDomhnall MacAuley

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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, with a new section on the older patient and expanded advice on physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes, the Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine is an indispensable companion for any professional working in sport and exercisemedicine. Sport medicine is an evolving discipline. This handbook brings together the common problems and diagnoses with a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence-based protocols. Authored by leading figures in sport and exercise medicine, this handbook is specially designedto cover the curriculum for postgraduate sport and exercise medicine exams. It presents the core knowledge in a concentrated and concise format. Arranged by system, it focuses on the needs of the patient and offers an immediate guide to all aspects of diagnosis and treatment, exercise benefits, andepidemiology. Practical, accessible, and clinically based, this is the single global handbook for the undergraduate, postgraduate or experienced specialist.

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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, with a new section on the older patient and expanded advice on physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes, the Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine is an indispensable companion for any professional working in sport and exercisemedicine. Sport medicine is an evolving discipli...

Domhnall MacAuley is a specialist in sport and exercise medicine and a senior editor at the BMJ. He was senior research fellow at the Queen's University of Belfast and Professor of Primary Health Care (Research) at the University of Ulster. He has published more than 250 scholarly articles, including 7 books and 75+ original research p...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pagesPublished:November 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199660158

ISBN - 13:9780199660155

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Table of Contents

1. Immediate care2. Sports injury3. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation4. Benefits of exercise5. Exercise physiology6. Metabolic7. Aids to performance8. Disability9. Arthritis10. Cardiorespiratory11. Infectious diseases12. Dermatology13. Women14. Older people15. Head injury and concussion16. Spine17. Shoulder18. Elbow and forearm19. Wrist and hand20. Abdomen21. Hip and pelvis22. Knee23. Lower leg and ankle24. Foot25. The team physician

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Review from previous edition: "This is an excellent handbook and reference guide. Its comprehensive review of sports medicine with a focus on quickly accessible, usable information is rare in this field...its compact size and logical arrangement by body areas makes it excellent for quickon-field review [but it is] equally useful as an office reference. Just as Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 16th edition is in every medicine resident's white coat, this handbook should be in every sports medicine fellow's medical kit." --Doody's Notes, Mar 2007