The Adolescent Athlete: A Practical Approach

Author:   Lyle J. Micheli ,  Laura Purcell
Publisher:   Springer International Publishing AG
Edition:   2nd ed. 2018
ISBN:  

9783319561875


Pages:   322
Publication Date:   09 August 2018
Format:   Hardback
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This reader-friendly book takes a practical approach to caring for the adolescent athlete. Logically organized by joint, the book identifies both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. It details fundamentals, including basic anatomy, joint examination, and patient history. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of injury patterns unique to adolescent athletes and tables are incorporated throughout to assist with diagnosis. This book also highlights return to play guidelines and includes summary pearls. Anatomical photos, x-rays, and MRI scans illustrate all key concepts.

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Author:   Lyle J. Micheli ,  Laura Purcell
Publisher:   Springer International Publishing AG
Imprint:   Springer International Publishing AG
Edition:   2nd ed. 2018
Weight:   1.205kg
ISBN:  

9783319561875


ISBN 10:   3319561871
Pages:   322
Publication Date:   09 August 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Part I: Rehabilitation and Diagnosis.- Principles of Rehabilitation.- Diagnostic Imaging.- Part II: Anatomic Regions.- Traumatic Head Injuries.- Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries.- Lumbar Spine Injuries.- Thoracoabdominal Injuries.- Adolescent Shoulder Injuries.- Elbow and Forearm Injuries.- Injuries to the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers.- Pelvic, Hip, and Thigh Injuries.- Knee Injuries.- Lower Leg Injuries.- Foot and Ankle Injuries.- Appendices.

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This book systemically addresses these topics and provides a guideline for medical practitioners to treat the injuries and promote healthy sports participation. ... This is a practical guide for sports medicine physicians and other healthcare professionals who care for active children. The authors and contributors are experts in these areas. (Henry Mao, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 15, 2019)


Author Information

Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Division of Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, O'Donnell Family Professor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA Laura Purcell, MSc, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, Dip Sport Med, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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