The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition:
• Reflects new developments and current practice
• Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental factors of sports and exercise, benefits of exercise in health and disease, nutrition and ergogenic supplements, and the use of drugs in sport
• Covers the benefits of exercise among special populations such as the disabled, obese, pregnant, children and the elderly
Covering the latest topics and including case studies of common sports and exercise medicine conditions, the ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine is an essential practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students, physiotherapists, and all health professionals dealing with the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries.
Greg P. Whyte isProfessor of Applied Sport & Exercise Science, Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool
Mike Loosemore is a Physician, The Institute of Sport, University College London, London
Clyde Williams is Professor of Sport Science, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough