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Sports-Specific Rehabilitation


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A comprehensive resource for focusing on returning injured athletes to their optimal performance! This book discusses exercise principles; muscle fatigue, muscle damage, and overtraining concepts; pathophysiology of overuse injuries; core evaluation in sports-specific testing; physiological basis of exercise specific to sport; and special considerations for the athlete. Secial features such as evidence-based clinical application boxes provide the reader with a solid body of research upon which to base their practice.

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Key Features

    • Aligned to the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice to help learn how to work with athletes' injuries and help them make a physical comeback while following best practices.
    • Incorporation of muscle physiology demonstrates it as the basis for athlete's exercise prescription.
    • Coverage of pathophysiology of overuse injuries illustrates the damage to the musculoskeletal system.
    • Inclusion of treatment and training approaches for athletic rehabilitation shows how to restore the musculoskeletal system back to full flexibility, strength, power, and endurance.
    • Evidence-based clinical application boxes found throughout the book cite key studies and provide real-world application to a clinical setting.
    • Extensive photographs show hands-on demonstrations of important rehabilitation techniques, helping the cinician to accurately apply them during treatment.

Author Information

    By Robert A. Donatelli, PhD, PT, OCS, National Director, Sports Specific Rehabilitation; Developer, Strengthen Your Game Rehabilitation and Performance Enhancement Programs for Athletes, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Sports-Specific Rehabilitation
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 368 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06642-9
  • Copyright: 2007