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Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine 9780192632364

Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine | 2nd Edition

ISBN-10: 0192632361
ISBN-13: 9780192632364
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
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Product Description: HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 1999 BMA AWARDS. Available in paperback for the first time, the second edition of this well-referenced and unique textbook of sports science and medicine. The book covers the principles of sports physiology and internal medicine as it relates to athletes and theirperformance, orthopaedics and injuries to the soft tissues, and the physiological basis of training and fitness maintenance. With a distinguished and authoritative panel of authors, the multidisciplinary, international approach has a practical emphasis on the treatment of sports injuries.The second edition of this popular textbook has been fully up-dated and restructured for increased ease-of-use and will include new sections on: Body composition (both how to measure it and how to apply the information; Mechanical tests (how to do them and what they show); Immunological aspects ofsport; Overtraining.From reviews of 2nd edition: 'All in all, this is an excellent book. Its strengths lie in the very scientific presentation on exercise physiology, followed by detailed and practical discussions of virtually all acute sports injuries. I believe this is a textbook that should be in the library ofall sports medicine departments in Canadian universities...' Canadian Medical Association. 'A comprehensive and high quality textbook which I feel can justifiably call itself the main reference text in sports medicine now...' Rheumatology in Europe. From reviews of 1st edition: 'This OxfordTextbook is an authoritative and major volume; a landmark in sports medicine, and indeed its gold standard. It is a magnificent text with a wealth of household names among the authors, and an extremely high standard of writing. The four editors and Oxford University Press are to be congratulated.'Journal of Sports Medicine. 'all-star cast of contributors' Official Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. 'This comprehensive textbook will be a useful resource for any medical practitioner interested in the treatment of patients who participate in amateur or professional sports.The is an excellent reference for specialists, specialists in training , and general practioners.' Annals RCPSC. 'The Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine is a multi-authored multi-editor volume that embraces many aspects of sports medicine, concentrating mainly on sports injuries, with a definiteNorth American and British flavour. The book is an excellent overview of the advances that have occured in the past half century or so, giving the reader sound grounding in the basic science knowledge necessary to back up clinical practice. The great advantage of the Oxford Textbook of SportsMedicine is that the various topics are all together, and can be used as a useful initial landmark for further more specialised reading.' BMJ

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