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Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic science of physical activity and sports injuries - Principles of training.

1.1 Cardiovascular and respiratory adaptation to physical training.

1.2 Metabolism during exercise - energy expenditure, hormonal changes.

1.3 Skeletal muscle: physiology, training and repair after injury.

1.4 Neuromuscular aspects and joint neurophysiology in exercise - adaptive responses evoked by strength training.

1.5 Biomechanics of locomotion.

1.6 Connective tissue in ligaments, tendon and muscle: physiology and repair, and musculoskeletal flexibility 1.7 Cartilage tissue - loading and overloading.

1.8 Bone tissue -training and injury.

Section 2: Aspects of human performance.

2.1 Recovery after training - inflammation, metabolism, and tissue repair, overtraining.

2.2 Principles of Rehabilitation following sports injuries.

2.3 Physical activity and environment.

2.4 Nutrition and fluid intake with training.

2.5 Ergogenic aids (doping) and pharmacological injury treatment.

Section 3: Physical achievements vs sports injury.

3.1 Epidemiology and prevention of sports injuries.

3.2 Exercise as disease prevention.

3.3 Physical activity in the elderly.

3.4 Exercise in healthy children and in those who have a chronic disease.

3.5 Disabled individuals and exercise.

Section 4: Exercise in acute and chronic medical diseases.

4.1 Athletes' heart - cardiovascular and peripheral vessel diseases.

4.2 Exercise and infectious diseases.

4.3 Osteoarthritis.

4.4 Exercise in the treatment of type 2 and 1 diabetes.

4.5 Asthma and chronic airway disease.

4.6 Amenorrhea, osteoporosis, and eating disorders in athletes.

4.7 Physical Activity and obesity.

4.8 Exercise in acute snd chronic medical conditions: gastrointestinal considerations.

Section 5: Imaging in Sports Injuries.

5.1 Imaging in Sports Injuries.

Section 6: Regional considerations.

6.1 Lower leg, ankle and foot.

6.2 Knee.

6.3 Athletic injuries to the hip, groin and pelvis.

6.4 Head injuries.

6.5 Spine.

6.6 Shoulder.

6.7 Elbow, wrist and hand.

6.8 Practical sports and medicine

About the Author

Michael Kjaer is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Michael Krogsgaard is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Peter Magnusson is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Lars Engebretsen is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Harald Roos is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Timo Takala is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.Savio L-Y. Woo is the editor of Textbook of Sports Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Sports Injury and Physical Activity, published by Wiley.

Reviews

"This book is a welcome addition to the field of sports medicine and nicely covers a wide range of topics. It provides up-to-date, practical, and theoretical information for those who study or take care of active populations. Busy clinicians will find this to be a helpful reference that they routinely consult."(Scott Paluska, MD, @Doody's Review Service)

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