Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

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This book is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference for women's sports medicine. It avoids a medical bias and instead focuses on prevention, rehabilitation, and wellness. It provides an introduction to women's sport participation, discusses athletic women across the life span, details injury management issues by anatomical region, and emphasizes the importance of health and wellness. Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is full of original research, epidemiological and physiological information, differential diagnoses, treatment algorithms, practical and effective rehabilitation techniques, and case studies. This resource is a must-have for all health care professionals involved in the assessment and treatment of athletic injuries in women.Treatment includes relative resting of the area and icing to decrease pain and inflammation. Nonsteroidal ... In females older than 40, rupture of the posterior tibial tendon is more prevalent than in younger female athletes.a€ Careful history andanbsp;...

Title:Women's Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Author:Nadya Swedan
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2001-01-01


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