Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions
Edited by David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon
Routledge – 2014 – 336 pages
Elite sport organisations should deliver integrated care and preparation of the athlete or sportsperson, combining best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting edge sport science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals and sport scientists show how this integrated model should work in practice across the full spectrum of athlete care, including the prevention of sports injury, assessment and treatment of injury, and the design and implementation of effective rehabilitation programmes.
The book introduces evidence-based best practice in all the core functional and professional areas of sports injury management, including:
Every chapter includes real case studies and data, as well as effective protocols, procedures and specimen programmes designed for high performance, with examples drawn from a wide range of individual and team sports. No other book integrates sports medicine and sport science as closely, and therefore Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation is essential reading for any course in sports injury, sports therapy or sports medicine, and for any clinician, physical therapist or sport scientist working in high performance sport.
Introduction Part 1: Understanding and Supporting High Performance Part 2: Assessment and Building Robustness Part 3: Fundamentals of Developing Athletes and Athletic Programmes Part 4: Assessing Training Loads and Recovery Part 5: Special Considerations Part 1 Part 6: Long-term Athletic Development Part 7: Fundamentals of an Integrated Approach to Injury Management and Performance Maximisation Part 8: Fundamentals of Rehabilitation Part 9: Special Considerations