Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine

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Essentials of Primary Care Sports MedicineGregory Landry, David Bernhardt
2003
US Price: $67
344 pages
9780736003230

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Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine gives a non-orthopedic approach to sports medicine that will help athletic trainers, sports therapists, sports medicine physicians, and health practitioners as well as students in these areas focus on athletes' general health issues. Readers will be able to understand the primary care concerns of athletes, earn their trust, and work more effectively with them.

From hypothermia to mononucleosis, Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine will help readers recognize relevant signs and symptoms and determine when a physician's attention, diagnosis, and treatment are required. The book outlines different courses of treatment, the significant role an athletic trainer plays in the healing process, and factors involved in the decision to return to activity.

University sports medicine team physicians Dr. Greg Landry and Dr. David Bernhardt treat athletes and lecture extensively on the care of athletes with disorders in body systems, infections and allergies, nutritional disorders, psychological issues, and pharmacological concerns. In Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine they share their knowledge and experience with those already practicing in the field and those who are studying to become athletic trainers, physical therapists, and personal trainers. The text is packed with relevant and practical topics, including the psychological dimensions of working with adolescents, athletes undergoing rehab and burnout, and those showing signs of sexually transmitted diseases or addictive behaviors.

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With Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine, professionals and students in athletic training, personal training, and sports medicine have an essential reference and textbook that will increase their knowledge base and help them contribute immeasurably to the long-term health of athletes.


About the Authors

Greg Landry, MD, is a team physician at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is a professor of pediatrics and sports medicine at the UW Medical School. He served as a volunteer team physician for the 1992 Olympic Games and was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness from 1988 to 1994. He was a founding member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and served as its president from 1997 to 1998. He earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine in 1997.

David Bernhardt, MD, is a team physician at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is also an associate professor in the department of pediatrics and sports medicine. He is the fellowship director of the University of Wisconsin Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Bernhardt is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the Governors Council of Physical Fitness, and he earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.


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A reference for athletic trainers, sports physical therapists, sports medicine physicians, personal trainers, and clinical exercise physiologists. A textbook for athletic training, physical therapy, or personal training courses.


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