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Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete, 4th Edition

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Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete is a medical reference book that equips you to apply today’s hottest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation, so you can help your patients return to play as quickly and fully as possible.

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New to This Edition

    • Ensure effective treatment planning with a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice.
    • Master the latest with brand-new chapters on Developing Treatment Pathways, Biomechanical Implications in Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation, Temporomandibular Rehabilitation, Thigh Rehabilitation, Gait Assessment, Functional Movement Assessment, and Plyometric Training Drills.
    • Access the fully searchable text, downloadable image bank, and 9 online-only appendices at

Key Features

    • Send your players back to the field fast with the latest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation.
    • Get balanced, dependable guidance on sports rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary author team that contributes perspectives from orthopaedics and sports medicine, athletic training, and physical therapy.

Published Reviews

    "Each chapter includes a list of chapter objectives and a succinct summary of key concepts that were discussed in the chapter. The text makes extensive use of summary boxes and clinical pearls to highlight important concepts and information in the text. The illustrations are well done and add to the text. The chapters have extensive and up-to-date references. The target audience for this text is the practicing clinician interested in sports rehabilitation; however, it would also be an appropriate textbook for a rehabilitation course for athletic training students."--JBJS,, November 2005, Review from the 3rd Edition

Author Information

    By James R. Andrews, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA; Chairman, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL; Gary L. Harrelson, EdD, ATC, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Education Program, The University of Alabama; Manager, Educational Services and Technology, DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL and Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Programs in Physical Therapy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Clinical Director, Champion Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; Vice President, Education, Benchmark Medical Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; Director of Rehabilitation Research, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA

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Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete, 4th Edition
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 632 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2411-0
  • Copyright: 2012