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Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
by Edited by Paul Comfort

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This text provides a comprehensive, practical,evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of therehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis andtreatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention.
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Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention by Edited by Paul Comfort

This text provides a comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide to the field. It covers each stage of the rehabilitation process from initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment, to return to pre-injury fitness and injury prevention. Presenting a holistic approach, this text also addresses the nutritional and psychological aspects of the rehabilitation process for the amateur sports enthusiast as well as elite athletes. Divided into five parts, Parts I, II and III cover screening and assessment, the pathophysiology of sports injuries and healing and the various stages of training during the rehabilitation process. Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee. Key features: * Comprehensive. Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. * Practical and relevant. Explores numerous real world case studies and sample rehabilitation programmes to show how to apply the theory in practice. * Cutting Edge. Presents the latest research findings in each area to provide an authoritative guide to the field.

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Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention Reviews

"This book is novel in its attempt to provide evidence for sportrehabilitation. To my knowledge, this is the first book of its kindto examine the validity of tools while still providing a broadknowledge base and it will enhance the field of sportsrehabilitation." (Doody's, 18 November 2011)

About Edited by Paul Comfort

Paul Comfort (BSC (Hons), MSc, PGCAP, CSCSD, ASCC) is asenior lecturer, programme leader for the MSc Strength andConditioning programme at the University of Salford. Paul is alsocurrently Head of Sports Science Support for Salford City redsRugby League Football Club and Coordinates the Strength andConditioning for England Lacrosse (men's squad). He is a certifiedStrength and Conditioning Specialist (Recertified with Distinction)(CSCSD) with the National Strength and Conditioning Associationand a founder member and Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coachwith the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association. Heis also currently completing a part-time PhD. Earle Abrahamson (B Phys Ed, BA Hons, MA, BPS, BASRaT,FRSM, BRCP, AHPCSA, HPCSA, PsySSA) is a principal Lecturer,teaching fellow and programme leader for the Sports Rehabilitationand Injury Prevention programme at Middlesex University. Throughhis programme leadership and teaching fellowship duties, Earle hasdeveloped an interest in student learning and thinking. Earle spentthe majority of his life in South Africa, studying and working, andmoved to the UK in 2002. He is a South African-registered therapistand psychologist and has membership and professional registrationwith a number of UK authorities. Earle has worked extensively as asports rehabilitation with national and international teams,including the world strongest man event. Earle sits on theexecutive committee of the British Association of SportsRehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT), as their student liaison officer. In this role he deals with and promotes the BASRaT studentexperience. Earle is the Middlesex University representative forthe higher education academy's hospitality, leisure, sport andtourism sector. He is currently working on a professional doctorateinvestigating different learning approaches in the development ofclinical reasoning skills on undergraduate sports rehabilitationprogrammes. Earle is married to Emma and has a son, Benjamin. In his spare timehe enjoys sports and is an active cricketer and tennis player. Hefurther enjoys reading and music.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. About the editors. List of contributors. How to use this book. PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS REHABILITATION. 1 Introduction to sport injury management (Jeffrey A.Russell). PART 2 INJURY SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT OFPERFORMANCE. 2 Injury prevention and screening (Phil Barter). 3 Assessment and needs analysis (Paul Comfort and MartynMatthews). PART 3 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES. 4 Pathophysiology of skeletal muscle injuries (Dr LeeHerrington and Paul Comfort). 5 Tendons (Dr Stephen Pearson). 6 Pathophysiology of ligament injuries (DrorSteiner). 7 Pathophysiology of skeletal injuries (SarahCatlow). 8 Peripheral nerve injuries (Elizabeth Fowler). PART 4 EFFECTIVE CLINICAL DECISION MAKING. 9 An introduction to periodisation (Paul Comfort and MartynMatthews). 10 Management of acute sport injury (Jeffrey A.Russell). 11 Musculoskeletal assessment (Julian Hatcher). 12 Progressive systematic functional rehabilitation (EarleAbrahamson, Victoria Hyland, Sebastian Hicks, and ChristoKoukoullis). 13 Strength and conditioning (Paul Comfort and MartynMatthews). 14 Nutritional considerations for performance and rehabilitation(Helen Matthews and Martyn Matthews). 15 Psychology and sports rehabilitation (Rhonda Cohen, DrSanna M. Nordin and Earle Abrahamson). 16 Clinical reasoning (Earle Abrahamson and Dr LeeHerrington). PART 5 JOINT SPECIFIC INJURIES AND PATHOLOGIES. 17 Shoulder injuries in sport (Ian Horsley). 18 The elbow (Angela Clough). 19 Wrist and hand injuries in sport (Luke Heath). 20 The groin in sport (John Allen and Stuart Butler). 21 The knee (Nicholas Clark and Dr Lee Herrington). 22 Ankle complex injuries in sport (David Joyce). 23 The foot in sport (John Allen). Index.

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Sports Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention by Edited by Paul Comfort
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