Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation
Edited by Keith Ward
Routledge – 2014 – 648 pages
The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires expertise in numerous disciplines. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas:
The handbook starts with in-depth explanations of the different principles that form the foundation of the profession and then deals, in close detail, with key body areas, the injuries that affect them and effective treatment methods. This book is essential to anyone involved in sports therapy, from their first year as an undergraduate, right up to those currently in professional practice.
1. Practical Anatomy and Physiology 2. Injuries, Dysfunctions and Healing 3. Medical Reference 4. Methods of Assessment 5. Functional Fitness 6. Treatment Methods 7. Advising Patients 8. Pitch-Side Care 9. The Spinal Region 10. The Shoulder Region 11. The Elbow Region 12. The Wrist and Hand Region 13. The Pelvis and Hip Region 14. The Knee Region 15. The Ankle and Foot Region