Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition
by Elizabeth Broad
Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes with impairments are physiologically similar to their able-bodied counterparts, whereby the application of sports nutrition principles is straightforward. However, athletes with certain impairments require a very individualized approach when applying these principles in a practical way. Fully updated and expanded, this second edition of Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes is an essential resource for sports nutrition practitioners who work alongside athletes with an impairment, whether that be physical, visual, hearing, or intellectual. In addition to chapters devoted to each impairment type, this book covers specific areas including medical considerations, body composition, supplements, and practical aspects that can be applied across all athletes and sports. Case studies and messages from athletes and world-class coaches enhance the application of theoretical research into practice providing the most relevant sports nutrition advice to Para athletes. Features New chapters on energy availability in Para athletes and cooling and hydration for the Para athlete Concise review of current sports nutrition recommendations for athletes, both during training and in competition Provides practical guidance and examples on how to apply sports nutrition principles to each impairment type Includes real life experiences of Para athletes, elite coaches, and practitioners Encompasses wider topics of assessing body composition, medical considerations, and supplement use specific to Para athletes Features insight and experiences gained by practitioners over the three major Paralympic Games since the first edition Sports nutrition can be the difference between being competitive and making the podium. With the rapidly increasing Paralympic profile, this book is valuable for professionals endeavoring to give their athletes the competitive edge - it challenges, stimulates, and drives future research in this area to continue to improve the delivery of this intrinsic component of athlete preparation.
Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training: Seventh Edition
by William E. Prentice
In Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition, Dr. William Prentice and his contributors have combined their knowledge and expertise to produce a single text that encompasses all aspects of sports medicine rehabilitation. Featuring more than 1,000 full-color illustrations, 700 high-resolution videos, and an integrated laboratory manual, this newly updated Seventh Edition provides the athletic trainer with a complete guide to the design, implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for sport-related injuries. The Seventh Edition includes information on topics including: Pharmacology and the role of medication in pain management and performance; Nutrition and its impact on rehabilitation; Roles within the rehabilitation team; Pathomechanics and epidemiology of common injuries; Psychological considerations and communication with injured patients and Tips for documentation from Dr. Prentice. Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive resource for athletic training students, faculty, and clinicians; physical therapists who manage rehabilitation programs for sports-related injuries; as well as for strength and conditioning coaches who supervise performance enhancement programs on return to play. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
by Elizabeth H. Oakes
As Americans' preoccupation with achieving optimum health and fitness grows, more and more are participating in sports and other physical activities. One unintended consequence of this has been a heightened risk of injury. Sports medicine, once the purview of college and professional athletes and their trainers, has now become a vital part of every amateur athlete's life. This comprehensive resource presents more than 150 entries that contain valuable information suitable for the professional athlete, amateur sportsperson, and sports trainer alike. Anyone interested in learning more about the prevention and treatment of sports injuries will find The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine an invaluable tool. Individual entries explain many specific injuries, such as ankle sprain and jumper's knee, while extensive appendixes outline the most common injuries associated with popular sports, list safety tips and guidelines for each one, and offer advice on training programs.
Brukner & Khan’s Clinical Sports Medicine 4th Ed
by Peter Brukner (Author), Karim Khan (Author)
The Bible of Sports Medicine - Now enhanced by a new companion website! Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine 4th Edition is the complete practical guide to musculoskeletal medicine and physical therapy, covering all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity. Extensively revised and expanded by the worlds leading sports physicians, this fourth edition continues to set the standard as the pinnacle of current knowledge and practice in sports medicine. At 1,270 pages, 67 chapters and over 1000 full colour images, the fourth edition has 25% more content than the best-selling third edition. All aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity are covered, including the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants. With a focus on clinical relevance, each chapter has been comprehensively reviewed and updated and there are 13 brand new chapters covering hot topics such as challenging hip pain, sudden death in sport, hamstring tear management, sideline emergency care, and the latest in pain science. Led by Peter Brukner (Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, Liverpool Football Club) and Karim Khan (Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver), the 100 strong author team, representing 14 countries around the world, are all renowned experts in their field and have an average of 15 years practical experience. Key Features: - New companion website featuring over 4 hours of assess¬ment and treatment video and audio material which will be updated regularly 12 months access with book purchase - Comprehensively reviewed and updated featuring an expert international author team - Expanded! Includes 13 new chapters covering topics such as hip pain, military medicine, prevention of sudden cardiac death and the integration of evidence into clinical practice - MORE illustrations than ever before with over 1000 colour photographs demonstrating techniques, exercises and sports injuries and purpose drawn full colour anatomical illustrations - Full colour text design greatly enhances readability of the content while clear colour differentiation for headings and figures ensures ease of use The fourth edition is enhanced by a new companion website featuring Clinical Sports Medicine Masterclasses Online. Readers will gain access to this secure site via a pincode included with the book. The site will include video clips of clinical examinations, interviews with leading experts and will be updated regularly. Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine 4E provides excellent value as an authoritative clinical foundation for physiotherapists, medical practitioners, osteopaths, massage therapists, podiatrists, sports/athletic trainers, sports therapists, fitness leaders and athletes. It is widely adopted by students in sports physiotherapy, medicine, and human movement studies/kinesiology.
Netter’s Sports Medicine 2nd Ed
by Christopher Madden MD FACSM (Author),
Edited by past presidents of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Netter’s Sports Medicine, 2nd Edition, is a superbly illustrated, go-to sports medicine resource for the outpatient office, the training room, on the sideline, and for certification preparation. Designed for quick reference, this interdisciplinary reference by Drs. Christopher Madden, Margot Putukian, Eric McCarty, and Craig Young, is organized by both topic and sport, so you can find what you need quickly. New Expert Consult online access includes the fully searchable eBook, example downloadable medical forms, videos, downloadable patient education handouts, and handy links to consensus statements.
Sports Medicine for Football
by Tim Meyer (Author), Oliver Faude (Author), Karen aus der Funten (Author)
Sports Medicine for Football provides you with expert advice on the treatment and prevention of illnesses and soccer-related injuries. The injury risk in soccer is high; this is due to the stop and¬ go character of the game, frequent physical contacts and changes of direction. Additionally, soccer
BIOS Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology (Volume 2) 1st Edition
by Karen Birch (Author), Keith George (Author), Don McLaren (Author)
Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Physiology looks at the key topics in exercise physiology and examines how each of the physiological systems responds to acute and chronic exercise. As well as reviewing special topics such as nutrition, altitude, temperature, and ergogenic acids, it assesses the
NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training
by Micheal A. Clark (Author), Scott C. Lucett (Author)
NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training introduces the health and fitness professional to NASM’s proprietary Corrective Exercise Continuum, a system of training that uses corrective exercise strategies to help improve muscle imbalances and movement efficiency to decrease the
Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism
by Donald MacLaren (Author), James Morton (Author)
How do our muscles produce energy for exercise and what are the underlying biochemical principles involved? These are questions that students need to be able to answer when studying for a number of sport related degrees. This can prove to be a difficult task for those with a relatively limited