The Athlete's Shoulder, 2nd Edition

The Athlete's Shoulder

2nd Edition

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; 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; and Michael M. Reinold, DPT, ATC, CSCS


1. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder Complex

2. Clinical Biomechanics of the Shoulder Complex

3. Standardized Shoulder Examination-Clinical and Functional Approaches

4. Clinical Examination of the Shoulder Complex

5. Diagnostic Imaging of the Shoulder Complex

6. Normal Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Shoulder

7. Operative Arthroscopy of the Shoulder

8. Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder

9. Tensile Failure of the Rotator Cuff

10. Subacromial Impingement

11. Internal Impingement

12. PASTA Lesions of the Rotator Cuff

13. Calcific Tendonitis

14. Open Repair of the Rotator Cuff

15. Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair

16. Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

17. Anterior Instability of the Shoulder

18. Posterior Shoulder Instability

19. Multidirectional Instability

20. Management of the First Time Dislocation in the Athlete

21. Bankart Lesions: Diagnosis & Treatment with Arthroscopic & Open Approaches

22. Superior Labrum, Anterior and Posterior Lesions of the Shoulder

23. Soft Tissue Injuries of the Shoulder

24. Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder

25. Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries

26. Shoulder Arthroplasty in the Athlete Shoulder

27. Neurovascular Compression Syndromes of the Shoulder

28. Brachial Plexus Injuries

29. Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment

30. Cervicogenic Shoulder Pain

31. Biomechanics of the Shoulder During Sports

32. Electromyographic Activity During Upper Extremity Sports

33. Shoulder Injuries in Baseball

34. Shoulder Injuries in Football

35. Shoulder Injuries in Tennis

36. The Shoulder in Swimming

37. Conditioning, Training, and Rehabilitation Concepts for the Golfer's Shoulders

38. The Artistic Gymnast's Shoulder

39. Pediatric Shoulder Injuries

40. Female Shoulder Injuries

41. Nonoperative Treatment of Shoulder Impingement

42. Non-Operative Rehabilitation for Traumatic and Congenital Glenohumeral Instability

43. Strength and Conditioning for the Preadolescent and Adolescent Athlete

44. Injuries and Rehabilitation of the Female Shoulder

45. Biomechanical Considerations in Shoulder Rehabilitation Exercises

46. Open and Closed Chain Rehabilitation for the Shoulder Complex

47. Neuromuscular Control Exercises for Shoulder Instability

48. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for the Shoulder

49. The Sensorimotor Contribution to the Shoulder Joint Stability

50. The Role of the Scapula in Rehabilitation

51. Alternative Techniques for the Motion-Restricted Shoulder

52. The Decelerator Mechanism: Eccentric Muscular Contraction Applications at the Shoulder

53. Neurodynamic Techniques for the Athletic Shoulder

54. Current Concepts in Isokinetic Testing and Rehabilitation of the Shoulder Complex

55. Plyometrics for the Shoulder Complex

56. Core Stabilization: Integration with Shoulder Rehabilitation

57. Conditioning of the Shoulder Complex for Specific Sports

58. Interval Sport Programs for the Shoulder

59. Taping, Padding, and Bracing Considerations for the Shoulder Complex

60. Outcome Measurements for the Shoulder