Everyday Sports Injuries

Everyday Sports Injuries

Book - 2010 | 1st American ed
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More people than ever before are regularly taking part in recreational sports, often gaining enormous health benefits from their chosen activity. But sports also carry the risk of injury, and each year there are millions of sports injuries in the US alone. Featuring more than 150 step-by- step exercise routines for recovery after injury, improving strength and performance, and reducing risk of injury, Everyday Sports Injuries is a practical guide to recognizing, treating, and preventing injury, with the goal of getting back in action as soon as possible.
Publisher: New York : DK, c2010
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780756657376
Branch Call Number: 617.1 EVE
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm


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Nov 27, 2012

Everyday Sports Injuries is an excellent non-fiction book about most frequent sports injuries relative to athletes. Although the health benefits of participation in sports and exercise far outweigh the risks, sport injuries can occur in athletes of all ages and levels of experience and in many different activities. Each year 38 million youth participate in organized sports and 170 million adults participate in leisure time physical activities. Overuse and sudden traumatic injuries often lead to short and long term consequences for athletes. This book reinforces the proper training, warm up and equipment, with which many of these injuries can be prevented! As the title suggests it is a wide-ranging but well organized book about the most common related sports injuries that occur with athletes of today. It discusses topics such as growth and development of young athletes, maintaining good physical conditions and general treatment of athletic injury. It provides all the clear and concise information related to the most common injuries that athletes experience in range of sports. Everyday Sports Injuries is a book that has been needed for a long time. It is a great resource for parents and coaches, and is extremely beneficial to young athletes. Besides the excellent detail of information present in this about symptoms, causes of the sports injuries. It also has comprehensive illustrated guide to preventing and treating sports-related injury. It is extremely useful at bringing both professional knowledge and years of practical experience from doctors sports specialist, into this valuable handbook. It is also a very good resource for kinesiology references; the injuries have been classified and displayed according to range of motion and human body.

Oct 03, 2012

Amazing 101 guide to sports injury for those studying kinesiology!

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