Sports Injuries

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Michael Hutson, Cathy Speed
OUP Oxford, Mar 17, 2011 - Medical - 576 pages
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The current high profile in the UK of sports and exercise medicine has been reflected in recent years by its acceptance as a stand-alone specialty and the development of the faculty of sports and exercise medicine. Written by a truly multinational list of contributors who work within, and represent the cutting edge of the discipline, Sports Injuries is in full colour throughout and contains hundreds of illustrations to aid diagnosis and understanding. It is organised by anatomical region and by sport, and also covers basic sciences such as functional anatomy, tissue injury and repair, and principles of examination and treatment to further enhance understanding. Based on the 2001 title Sports Injuries: Recognition and Management 3rd edition, also edited by Michael Hutson, this textbook will be invaluable to those clinicians who are involved with, or anticipate involvement with, sports people and those exercising for health benefits or for pleasure, many of whom will be in need of expert advice following injury. Professionals whose careers lead them into regular contact with the exercising public, whether it is as therapists, coaches, trainers, administrators or executives, will also wish to find a place on their bookshelves for this comprehensive text on the adverse consequences of exercise.

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Dr Michael Hutson has enjoyed a combined independent and NHS practice in sports injuries and musculoskeletal medicine for over 30 years. Kick-started by his role as Medical Officer to Nottingham Forest FC managed by Brian Clough during the European Cup winning years, his medical practice has subsequently incorporated roles as teacher, examiner, author, company director, association (BIMM and FIMM) president, executive chairman and above all as physician to those injured during or as a consequence of sport or exercise. His textbook on sports injuries was awarded the Glaxo prize for medical writing in 1991. Dr Cathy Speed is the Chief Medical Officer for GB Badminton, Physician for Middlesex County Cricket Club, The Lords Ground, London, and was CMO of Team GB Training & Preparation Camp in China for the Beijing Games. She has an academic interest in soft tissue injuries and issues in the female athlete, and her book Soft Tissue Rheumatology, joint edited with Brian Hazleman, Graham Riley and also published by Oxford University Press, was winner of The Society of Authors and The Royal Society of Medicine Book of the Year Award 2004. She is currently Consultant to UK Sport for Medical Innovation for the 2012 Games.

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