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Title Injury prevention and rehabilitation for active older adults / Kevin P. Speer, editor
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2005]


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 MELB  617.1027 Spe/Ipa  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 237 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Senescent changes in the human musculoskeletal system / Hardayal Singh -- Exercise testing and prescription / Rafael Escamilla -- The kinetic chain / W. Ben Kibler -- Soft tissue care: flexibility, stretching, and massage / Carol C. Figuers -- Nutrition and pharmacology / Franca B. Alphin, Daryl C. Osbahr -- Shoulder problems / Edward G. McFarland ... [et al.] -- Elbow problems / Todd Ellenbecker -- Hand and wrist problems / Jonathan Isaacs, L. Scott Levin -- Spine problems / Joshua D. Rittenberg ... [et al.] -- Hip problems / Srino Bharam, Utku Kandemir, Marc J. Philippon -- Knee problems / Douglas J. Martini, Lauren A. Carlson -- Foot and ankle problems / Ryan W. Simovitch, Mark E. Easley
Summary "With the rise in active participation in sports and exercise by older people, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for Active Older Adults is both timely and instructive. It explores the issues involved in working with active older adults, providing a valuable resource to help sports medicine professionals prevent, diagnose, and treat injuries for this growing population."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older athletes -- Wounds and injuries.
Older athletes -- Rehabilitation.
Musculoskeletal system -- Aging.
Athletic Injuries.
Athletic Injuries -- prevention & control.
Athletic Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Aging -- physiology.
Sports Medicine.
Author Speer, Kevin P.
LC no. 2004020851
ISBN 0736040315 (hardcover)