Volleyball is one of the four most popular international sports for men and women and has been an Olympic sport since 1964. The publication of this second edition is endorsed by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Federation of Volleyball (FIVB) and a comprehensive resource for athletes, coaches, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and sports scientists working with athletes participating in volleyball internationally and at all levels of competition. More than 10 years have elapsed since the first edition published during which the sport has rapidly evolved. This handbook has been fully updated to reflect the explosion in literature and research. The Editors have been joined by many new contributors offering a fresh perspective to the material. The contents include chapters on biomechanics, injuries of shoulder, knee and ankle, principles of rehabilitation, the young athlete, the female athlete, and the athlete with impairment. Issues of doping are discussed, as is the psychology of sport and maximizing team potential. This new edition: Provides a concise, authoritative overview of the science, medicine and psycho-social aspects of volleyball Offers guidance on medical aspects unique to the training and coaching of volleyball The only book on this subject fully endorsed by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Federation of Volleyball (FIVB) Written and edited by global thought leaders in sports medicine
The second edition of the AMSSM Sports Medicine CAQ Study Guide offers new test questions from recent In-Training Exams. An added feature in this new edition is a keyword index with question numbers and page numbers.This comprehensive resource from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine provides two complete tests with answers, explanations, and up-to-date references. Each test features 200 questions that were initially used to evaluate recent graduates of primary care sports medicine fellowship programs. The tests can be used by physicians studying for the Certificate of Added Qualifications exam or fellows studying for their In-Training Examinations. The book is also a great tool for pre/post-residency test preparation and for review sessions during sports medicine rotations.Unique features of the AMSSM Sports Medicine CAQ Study Guide include: Actual questions used in the In-Training Exam, with answers, critiques, and the most current references for further review Tests formatted and weighted to match the content of the sports medicine CAQ exam including: o Role of the team physician o Basic science o Health promotion and prevention o Emergency assessment and care o Diagnosis and management of sports injuries o Procedures o Musculoskeletal rehabilitation Test questions written by leaders in the field of sports medicine education Up-to-date questions and answers useful for CAQ and In-Training Exam preparation, as well as any sports medicine curriculum New to this edition: an index to find questions based on topics from the ABFM CAQ blueprint The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine is a multi-disciplinary organization of sports medicine physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, advocacy, and the care of athletes of all ages. Founded in 1991, the AMSSM is now comprised of more than 2,000 sports medicine physicians whose goal is to provide a link between the rapidly expanding core of knowledge related to sports medicine and its application to patients in a clinical setting. For more about AMSSM, see amssm.org.
The fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities reveals common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with contributions from a specialized team of experts, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients’ and clients’ functionality by keeping them physically active. Featuring new content on common comorbid conditions, this edition is streamlined and updated to better suit chronic populations. This fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities outlines why exercise is significant in the treatment and prevention of disease, advises medical and exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs. Major advancements and features of the fourth edition include the following: • Current evidence on exercise management for persons with multiple conditions, providing guidance on working with these common yet complex populations • A refocused goal of using physical activity to optimize patients’ and clients’ functionality and participation in life activities rather than only to treat and prevent disease • Specific content to help physicians prescribe physical activity and exercise to patients for promotion of health, well-being, and longevity • Reorganization of case studies into one streamlined chapter along with commentary from the senior editor to encourage critical thinking and recognize the unique needs of each patient The case studies in the text are real-life scenarios that help professionals and clinicians combine scientific knowledge with experience to find appropriate solutions for each individual. Commentary on the case studies from the senior editor illustrates when improvisation may be appropriate and where further research is needed. Tables are highlighted throughout the text to help readers quickly reference important clinical information. Evidence-informed guidelines, suggested websites, and additional readings further encourage practical use of information and identify further learning opportunities. For instructors, an ancillary PowerPoint presentation package aids in classroom discussion. The critical element that distinguishes the fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities is its unifying mission to incorporate physical activity and exercise in both disease treatment and prevention. Its emphasis on assisting people with multiple conditions, which is ever present in health care today, moves beyond primary and secondary prevention to focus on how patients and clients can be kept physically active and functionally fit.
The field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace. Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination—with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you’ll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty. Look inside and explore…• Seven convenient sections address general considerations, evaluation of the injured athlete, medical problems, musculoskeletal problems, principles of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and special populations.• Comprehensive coverage includes all topic areas featured on sports medicine subspecialty board exams.• Easy-access bulleted format makes essential facts simple to locate and recall.• Tables, figures, and algorithms make complex ideas easy to grasp and retain. PLUS…• An online companion resource includes nearly 1,000 board-style practice questions with rationale for correct and incorrect responses—a great way to test your knowledge and improve your exam performance!
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Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this engaging and authoritative book provides an overview of exercise science and related areas, such as athletic training and sports medicine, to help readers develop an understanding of the basics of exercise science and the range of career paths in the field. Now in striking full color, this Second Edition reflects the most current trends and theories in the field and is enhanced by dynamic new videos that showcase different careers in exercise science. Demonstrating how exercise science principles are applied in real world settings, the book covers all the core disciplines of exercise science, including biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports psychology, motor control and learning, nutrition, and sports injury. An ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) publication, this book reflects the standards for quality and excellence set by the leading exercise science organization in the world. Gain insight into what it takes to prepare for a successful career in the field through fascinating interviews with prominent exercise science professionals—now enhanced by NEW video clips. Enhance your understanding of a wide range of exercise science careers through NEW Video Fieldtrips that explore different real world settings. Master key concepts through chapter objectives, key terms and definitions, chapter summaries, review questions, and Thinking Critically boxes that pose questions to stimulate further thought.
Written by surgeons who are noted teachers, this volume of our Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials Series presents all the information residents need during sports medicine rotations. It can easily be read cover to cover during a rotation or used for quick reference before a patient workup or operation. The user-friendly, visually stimulating format features ample illustrations, algorithms, bulleted lists, charts, and tables. The book begins with physical examination, non-surgical topics, and principles of arthroscopic surgery and proceeds to specific sports injuries at each anatomic site. Coverage of each injury includes surgical anatomy, diagnosis, imaging, indications for surgery, techniques, and complications.
Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation offers a gold-standard, comprehensive reference on all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation for all dogs. Written by an outstanding group of leaders in the field, the book covers topics ranging from biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, and common orthopedic conditions of the canine athlete to in-depth rehabilitation and integrative therapies for all dogs. Each chapter includes case studies and numerous color images to demonstrate the concepts discussed. Encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches, Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is a complete resource for veterinarians, physical therapists, veterinary technicians and anyone interested in working with canine athletes or in offering rehabilitation therapy in their practice.
Pursue. Transform. Inspire.Gain the information, insight, and inspiration you need to change the world as a fitness professional. You'll also learn the foundations of exercise science, fitness assessments, nutrition, and how to grow a personal training business.Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certification and specializations. NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Sixth Edition, continues to lead the way by providing the most comprehensive resource for aspiring personal trainers, health and fitness professionals and enthusiasts.Through NASM's proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPTTM) model, this text will teach you a systematic approach for designing exercise programs that can help anyone reach their fitness goals.Reader-friendly content includes:- NEW NASM-CPT Exam Prep Content provides Quick Check Concepts, test taking best practices, as well as updated science relevant to the personal trainer- Protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power program- Exercise techniques, purpose, and safety tips- Key definitions bolded and defined- Stretch Your Knowledge boxes emphasizing major concepts and current research- Memory Joggers highlighting concepts and program design instructions- Chapter Summaries with key point reminders- Extensive full-color images and charts- Plus you'll get over 100 additional exercises; OPT workout programs; one repetition maximum conversion chart; and a muscle origin, insertion, and function guide