Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol.2

Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol.2

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Authored by renowned UEFA specialists in the medical care of football players, this three-volume series-sourced from the course materials used in UEFA's Football Doctor Education Program-aims to familiarize clinicians with a structured system of assessment and care in dealing with the wide variety of injuries that can afflict professional footballers. Volume 2 introduces football doctors to the specific types of injuries that may occur, and the mechanisms of injury, with a wealth of information supported by scientific evidence.

Key Topics of Volume 2:

  • Overview of football injuries
  • Managing injuries in competitive situations: the laws of the game
  • Muscle function and mechanisms of muscle injury
  • Examination and treatment of muscle injuries
  • Groin, knee, and ankle injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • The Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.