Sports Injury Prevention

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Bahr, Roald; Engebretsen, Lars

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-516244-9

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This volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series is a practical guide on the prevention of sports injuries.

The book covers all Olympic sports, plus additional sport activities with international competition, such as rugby. Focusing on reducing the potential for injuries, the book is organised by regions of the body. There are also chapters on the importance of injury prevention and developing an injury prevention program within a team. The authors identify the risk factors for specific injuries in each sport, typical injury mechanisms and risks associated with training.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Bahr, Roald; Engebretsen, Lars
ISBN: 978-1-40-516244-9
Sports Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 248
Year: 2009