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Title ABC of sports and exercise medicine / edited by Gregory P. Whyte, Mark Harries, Clyde Williams
Edition Third edition
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  617.1027 Mcl/Aos 2005  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 126 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
regular print
Series ABC series
Seria ABC.
ABC series from BMJ
Contents Epidemiological studies of sports injuries / Colin W. Fuller -- Immediate care / Mark Fillett -- Head injuries in sport / Paul McCrory -- Injury to face and jaw / K.R. Postlethwaite -- Eye injuries in sport / Caroline J. MacEwen -- Groin pain / O.J.A. Gilmore -- Management of injuries in children / John Aldridge -- Exercise induced asthma -- Mark Harries, John Dickinson -- Infections / Geoffrey Pasvol -- Unexplained underperformance syndrome (overtraining syndrome) / Richard Budgett -- Female athlete triad / Karen Birch -- The athlete's heart and sudden cardiac death / Gregory P. Whyte ... [et al.] -- Environmental factors / Mike Tipton -- Sports performance in a polluted environment / Geraint Florida-James, K. Donaldson, Vicki Stone -- Diving medicine / Peter Wilmshurst -- Sport and disability / J. Webborn -- Nutrition, energy metabolism, and ergogenic supplements / Clyde Williams -- Diet, obesity, diabetes, and exercise / Patrick Sharp -- Benefits of exercise in health and disease: challenges to implementing the evidence / John Buckley -- Active in later life / Archie Young, Susie Dinan -- Physiotherapy, sports injuries, and reacquisition of fitness / Caryl Becker, Lynn Booth -- Providing a "one stop shop" for sports medicine / Richard Godfrey -- Drugs in sport / Roger Palfreeman
Summary "This third edition of the ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides a concise and thorough overview of the expanding and fast moving field of sports medicine. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated and several new chapters have been added. From the treatment at pitch side, exercise induced asthma, and overtraining syndrome to performance in a polluted environment, this book covers the latest topics." "This highly illustrated, practical guide will be invaluable to general practitioners, physiotherapists, and all health professionals who deal with the treatment and prevention of sports related injuries."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Rev. ed. of: ABC of sports medicine / edited by Greg McLatchie ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. BMJ Books, 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports medicine.
Athletic Injuries.
Sports Medicine.
Sports Medicine.
Athletic Injuries.
Author Harries, Mark.
Whyte, Gregory P.
Williams, Clyde.
LC no. 2005006580
ISBN 0727918133
Other Titles Sports and exercise medicine
OTHER TI ABC of sports medicine