Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete, 4th Edition
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.
- 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.
- 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 www.expertconsult.com.
Section I: Foundational Concepts in Rehabilitation
1 Psychological Factors in Rehabilitation
2 Physiological Factors in Rehabilitation
3 Developing Treatment Pathways
4 Principles of Rehabilitation
5 Measurement in Rehabilitation
6 Range of Motion and Flexibility
7 Principles of Rehabilitation for Muscle and Tendon Injuries
8 Therapeutic Modalities as an Adjunct to Rehabilitation
9 Rehabilitation Considerations for the Female Athlete
10 Biomechanical Implications in Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation
11 Aquatic Rehabilitation
Section II: Upper Extremity
12 Shoulder Rehabilitation
13 Rehabilitation of Elbow Injuries
14 Rehabilitation of Wrist and Hand Injuries
Section III: Spine
15 Temporomandibular Joint
16 Cervical Spine Rehabilitation
17 Low Back Rehabilitation
Section IV: Lower Extremity
18 Rehabilitation of Thigh Injuries
19 Knee Rehabilitation
20 Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Rehabilitation
21 Clinical Gait Assessment
Section V: Restoration of Athletic Performance
22 Functional Movement Assessment
23 Functional Training and Advanced Rehabilitation
24 Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control
25 Application of Isokinetics in Testing and Rehabilitation
26 Plyometric Training and Drills
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