An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity
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Roald Bahr, Sverre Maehlum
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Superbly illustrated with more than 400 full-color illustrations and 120 photos, Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries is an outstanding guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. See and learn how to evaluate and treat a wide range of sports injuries and to handle each step in the injury management process. You'll also learn how to prescribe rehabilitation exercises to your patients.
With its color photos, superb medical illustrations created by Tommy Bolic, and useful X rays, Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries clearly presents various injury types, injury mechanisms, and treatment methods. And as a bonus, all these visual materials are included on the accompanying CD-ROM for use in lectures and presentations.
Internationally recognized sports medicine specialists Roald Bahr, MD, PhD, and Sverre Mæhlum, MD, PhD, use a problem-oriented approach to focus on the management of acute and chronic injuries, whether they occur during competition, exercise, recreation, or other forms of physical activity. The editors logically guide you through the injury management process, beginning with the problem presented by the patient, followed by the diagnoses and treatment options.
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Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries is a well-organized, easy-to-understand, and richly illustrated text for general practitioners and sports medicine specialists-anyone who needs to know how to diagnose and treat sports injuries of all kinds.
Roald Bahr, MD, PhD, is a professor of sports medicine and chair of the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center and the department of sports medicine at the University of Sport and Physical Education in Oslo, Norway. He also is a consulting physician in the department of sports medicine at the National Sports Center. His primary research area is sports injury prevention. Dr. Bahr is a former national team volleyball player and coach. .
Dr. Bahr is certified as a sports medicine physician by the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He currently serves as a team physician for the Norway national volleyball and golf teams and is secretary of the Medical Commission of the International Volleyball Federation. He is a former president of the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. Dr. Bahr lives with his wife, Ingrid, and their three children in Oslo, Norway. He enjoys playing volleyball and golf in his spare time.
Sverre Mæhlum, MD, PhD, is currently the medical director of Pfizer Norway. He has served as chief medical officer for the Norwegian Olympic team at six Olympic Games and worked as a professor of sports medicine at the University of Sport and Physical Education for 10 years. He is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and an authorized sports medicine physician by the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. He is a former president of the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. His work is widely published in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine. Dr. Mæhlum lives with his wife, Jorunn, in Oslo, Norway, and enjoys running, playing tennis, and hunting in his free time.
Tommy Bolic, medical illustrator, has sport experience as both a top athlete and coach and has more than 10 years of experience teaching on the topic of sports injuries. He has been a medical illustrator for over 30 years, and his work includes Sports Injuries: Their Prevention and Treatment, by Peterson and Renström. This work has been translated into 10 languages and is the best-selling book on the topic.
A text and reference for those practicing sports medicine, including sports medicine specialists, team physicians, athletic trainers, and sports physical therapists.