Routledge handbook of sports therapy, injury assessment and rehabilitation
Part of the Routledge International Handbooks series
The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach.
The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas:Sports Injury AetiologySoft Tissue Injury HealingClinical Assessment in Sports TherapyClinical Interventions in Sports TherapySpinal and Peripheral Anatomy, Injury Assessment and ManagementPitch-side Trauma CareProfessionalism and Ethics in Sports TherapyThe Handbook presents principles which form the foundation of the profession and incorporates a set of spinal and peripheral regional chapters which detail functional anatomy, the injuries common to those regions, and evidence-based assessment and management approaches.
Its design incorporates numerous photographs, figures, tables, practitioner tips and detailed sample Patient Record Forms.
This book is comprehensively referenced and multi-authored, and is essential to anyone involved in sports therapy, from their first year as an undergraduate, to those currently in professional practice.