Online CourseThe package components are as follows:
- Sports Injuries Guidebook, Second Edition, text
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
Dr. Robert Gotlin, a former medical consultant to the New York Knicks, the New York Liberty, the New York Yankees, and the New Jersey Nets, has assembled 27 top specialists in sports medicine to create an authoritative guide covering more than 130 common sports injuries, including the following:
- Biomechanics of injury
- The sideline examination
- Rotator cuff tears
- Knee injuries
- Bone fractures
- Ligament sprains
- Muscle strains and tears
- IT band syndrome
- Shin splits
You’ll find chapters explaining how and why injuries happen, as well as different types of injection therapies and when they may be most beneficial. You’ll also learn how to prevent injuries from occurring in the first place with proper conditioning, body maintenance, and nutrition.
With high-quality illustrations and a user-friendly format, Sports Injuries Guidebook will arm you with the expert guidance your clients need to get back in the game.
Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe how injury affects bone and tissue.
- Recognize the symptoms of and assessment protocols for a concussion.
- Identify common injuries to muscles and tendons.
- Describe the common causes, symptoms, and treatment options for over 130 injuries.
- Identify alternative and biologic therapies that are generally accepted in the United States.
AudienceA continuing education course for fitness professionals, personal trainers, and other certified professionals.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. Biomechanics of Function and Injury
Chapter 2. Body Maintenance, Conditioning, Strengthening, and Injury Prevention
Chapter 3. Injury Types, Assessment, and Management
Matthew Gotlin and Laith Jazrawi
Chapter 4. Concussions and Head Injuries
Chapter 5. Neck and Cervical Spine Injuries
Chapter 6. Shoulder Injuries
Edmund S. Evangelista
Chapter 7. Arm and Elbow Injuries
Andrew L. Sherman and Jesse N. Charnoff
Chapter 8. Wrist and Hand Injuries
Steven Beldner, Marcel A. Bas, and Daniel B. Polatsch
Chapter 9. Chest and Abdominal Injuries
Chapter 10. Back Injuries
Chapter 11. Hip Injuries
Michael M. Weinik, Reed C. Williams, and Ilya Igolnikov
Chapter 12. Thigh and Hamstring Injuries
Lisa M. Bartoli
Chapter 13. Knee Injuries
Chapter 14. Lower-Leg and Ankle Injuries
Christopher E Hubbard and William G. Hamilton
Chapter 15. Foot and Toe Injuries
Christopher E. Hubbard and William G. Hamilton
Chapter 16. Complementary and Integrative Health and Sports Injuries
Ann C. Cotter
Chapter 17. Injection Therapy and Biologics
Amir Mahajer and Julia Louisa Iafrate