The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

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Oktober 2008



This up-to-date, state of the art presentation of the medical aspects of conditioning, injury prevention, and competition provides invaluable guidance for all medical doctors and other health personnel who serve athletes and sports teams.
Presented in a clear style and format, this new book covers key topics including:
* Training and Preparation
* Medical Aspects
* Cardiology
* Pulmonology
* Endocrinology / Metabolism
* Dermatology
* Haematology, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases


1. Introduction.
2. Training and Preparation.
Adaptations to Training.
Skeletal Muscle.
Cardiovascular System.
Respiratory System.
Metabolic Adaptations.
Neural Adaptations.
Hormonal Adaptations.
Bony Adaptations.
Principles of Training for Peak Performance.
Biochemical Markers of Overtraining.
Clinical Approach to the Athlete with Overtraining.
3. Medical Aspects.
Muscle Diseases.
Muscle "Cramps" During Exercise.
Chronic Muscle Fatigue in the Athlete: a Clinical Approach.
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.
Chronic Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Damage.
Clinical Approach to the Athlete with Chronic Muscle Pain.
Skeletal Muscle Myopathies That May Present with Symptoms During.
Physical Exercise.
Isokinetic Muscle Testing of Skeletal Muscle (Concentric, Eccentric,.
Isometric) for the Determination of Muscle Strength and Endurance.
Sudden Death in Athletes.
Athletic Heart Syndrome.
Hyhpertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Clinical Approach to the Athlete with an Arrythmia.
Mitral Valve Prolapse.
Clinical Evaluation of the Athlete with Respiratory Symptoms.
Asthma and Exercise Induced Asthma.
Respiratory Tract Infections in the Athlete: Epidemiology, Clinical Approach.
Clinical Approach to Allergies of the Respiratory Tract in the Athlete.
Endocrinology / Metabolism.
Clinical Approach to the Athlete with Diabetes Millitus.
Clinical Approach to the Athlete with Thyroid Disease.
Exercise and the Female Reproductive Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis.
Exercise and the Male Reproductive Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis.
Diagnosis and Management of Common Skin Disorders in the Athlete.
Exercise in the Transmission of Skin Infections (Practical Clinical.
Prevention and Treatment of Sun Damage.
Diagnosis and Management of Exercise Related Skin Allergies.
Haematology, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases.
Exercise Training and the Immune System


Professor Martin P Schwellnus
UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands 7700, SOUTH AFRICA
Associate Professor Martin P. Schwellnus -RUESSM and MIRU - epidemiology of sports injuries; biomechanical factors associated with sporting injuries


"This is an update of a book that provides a general, systematic approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of medical conditions in athletes." (Doody's Reviews, June 2009) "This text will provide interesting reading for introductory graduate courses in sports medicine. It also contains much information that could help the practicing coach and physician" (Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism)
EAN: 9781405156370
ISBN: 1405156376
Untertitel: 'Encyclopaedia of Sports Medici'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 610 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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