Sports Physiotherapy: Applied Science and Practice

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Maria Zuluaga
Churchill Livingstone, 1995 - Medical - 780 pages
This comprehensive work brings together the latest theoretical and clinical knowledge in the field of sports physiotherapy. Deliberately written with a strong clinical bias, it places clinical assessment and management in context to highlight the scientific rationale that lies behind clinical practice. This approach offers practitioners, whatever their particular sporting specialty, a clear insight into the range of management techniques presented throughout the book. Extensively illustrated with over 300 figures, illustrations and photographs, the book presents a regional view of injuries and their management. It discusses the anatomy and biomechanics of every region of the body, and indicates the preferred protocols for assessment and management, together with alternative approaches. A key features of the book is its detailed consideration of both prevention and recovery from injury.

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Therapeutic exercise
Injury and pain
Considerations in injury prevention

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