Most books on imaging in sports medicine are concerned with the particular joints or anatomy involved in sports-related injuries. This book, however, takes a different perspective by looking at injuries that are associated with specific sports. All of the well-known major sports, such as football, tennis, and basketball, are included, as are many less common but still very popular sports, such as baseball, American football, and rugby. The chapters on sports-specific injuries are preceded by two chapters on the perspective of clinicians and another two chapters on the general use of MR imaging and ultrasound in sports medicine. The authors of the book are world-renowned experts from five continents. Imaging in Sports-Specific Musculoskeletal Injuries should be of great interest to radiologists, sports medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons, and rehabilitation physicians, and to anyone interested in the treatment of sports-related injuries.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 802
Weight: 2316 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 59 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
"This is an excellent book that will serve as an outstanding reference guide to imaging in specific sports and for planning for event coverage. ... The intended audience is sports medicine physicians, and the book seems to be targeted at both orthopedic and primary care physicians. ... a great reference for sport-specific coverage or for use when athletes present to the sports medicine clinic. It is a high quality book with excellent images and descriptions that are easy to understand." (Jordan W. Edwards, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2016)
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