The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas:Sports Injury AetiologySoft Tissue Injury HealingClinical Assessment in Sports TherapyClinical Interventions in Sports TherapySpinal and Peripheral Anatomy, Injury Assessment and ManagementPitch-side Trauma CareProfessionalism and Ethics in Sports Therapy
The Handbook presents principles which form the foundation of the profession and incorporates a set of spinal and peripheral regional chapters which detail functional anatomy, the injuries common to those regions, and evidence-based assessment and management approaches. Its design incorporates numerous photographs, figures, tables, practitioner tips and detailed sample Patient Record Forms. This book is comprehensively referenced and multi-authored, and is essential to anyone involved in sports therapy, from their first year as an undergraduate, to those currently in professional practice.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 748
Weight: 1678 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 30 mm
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