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"Rehabilitation Techniques For Sports Medicine & Athletic Training" ed. by William E. Prentice

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"Rehabilitation Techniques For Sports Medicine & Athletic Training" ed. by William E. Prentice

"Rehabilitation Techniques For Sports Medicine & Athletic Training" ed. by William E. Prentice
Fifth Edition
McGraw-Hill | 2011 | ISBN: 0073376612 9780073376615 | 720 pages | PDF | 26 MB

Designed for the athletic trainer and sports therapist, this book is the definitive guide to the management of sports injuries. This text is recognized as a handbook for any practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.

Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this comprehensive, updated edition, which addresses all aspects of rehabilitation, including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and cons of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed, as well as currently accepted techniques.


Brief Contents
PART ONE: The Basis of Injury Rehabilitation
1 Essential Considerations in Designing a Rehabilitation Program for the Injured Athlete
2 Understanding and Managing the Healing Process through Rehabilitation
3 The Evaluation Process in Rehabilitation
4 Psychological Considerations for Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete
PART TWO: Achieving the Goals of Rehabilitation
5 Establishing Core Stability in Rehabilitation
6 Reestablishing Neuromuscular Control
7 Regaining Postural Stability and Balance
8 Restoring Range of Motion and Improving Flexibility
9 Regaining Muscular Strength and Endurance
10 Maintaining Aerobic Capacity and Endurance during Rehabilitation
PART THREE: The Tools of Rehabilitation
11 Plyometrics in Rehabilitation
12 Open- versus Closed-Kinetic-Chain Exercise in Rehabilitation
13 Joint Mobilization and Traction Techniques in Rehabilitation
14 Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Techniques in Rehabilitation
15 Aquatic Therapy in Rehabilitation
16 Functional Progressions and Functional Testing in Rehabilitation
PART FOUR: Rehabilitation Techniques for Specific Injuries
17 Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries
18 Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries
19 Rehabilitation of Wrist, Hand, and Finger Injuries
20 Rehabilitation of Groin, Hip, and Thigh Injuries
21 Rehabilitation of Knee Injuries
22 Rehabilitation of Lower-Leg Injuries
23 Rehabilitation of Ankle and Foot Injuries
24 Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Spine
Glossary
Index
with TOC BookMarkLinks