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Sports Injuries, 3rd Edition

A Unique Guide to Self-Diagnosis and Rehabilitation


Sports Injuries provides an indispensable self-help guide to all the common injuries that occur. This book will help to quickly pinpoint the source of the injury, know which conditions you can treat yourself and when to visit an expert, stay fit and flexible during recovery, and encourage your body to heal faster. Easy-to-follow illustrations help you to locate the area of pain quickly then guide you through a range of simple self-diagnostic tests and medical options. Once the problem and course of care are determined, unique fitness ladders tell you what you can do to stay mobile and how to avoid further injury.

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Key Features

    • Clear illustrations delineate the anatomical area, joint or muscle under consideration
    • Highly templated format gives diagnosis, cause, treatment (self or medical) and training points for each injury
    • Includes self-tests with diagrams to help pinpoint the specific injuries
    • Provides training ladders for safe rehabilitation of injury

Author Information

    By Malcolm T. F. Read, MA, MB, BChir, MRCGP, DRCOG, DM-SMed, FISM, Consultant in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, London, UK; and Paul Wade, Sports broadcaster and journalist

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Sports Injuries, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 236 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 3/8 X 9 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06816-4
  • Copyright: 2009