Acute Muscle Injuries, Hardback Book

Acute Muscle Injuries Hardback

Edited by Gino Kerkhoffs, Elvire Servien


This book documents current knowledge and standards of care for acute muscle injuries.

The full range of injuries is covered, including those to the hamstring, hip adductor, quadriceps, calf, pectoralis major, biceps brachii, latissimus dorsi and rectus abdominis muscles.

Evidence-based content is combined with experience from medical experts from around the globe in order to provide the reader with a full picture of the latest insights into terminology, trauma mechanisms, basic principles of healing, diagnosis and treatment.

Helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms are included and clear guidance provided on ensuring optimal rehabilitation and rapid return to sports.

The book is structured in such a way that it will serve as an ideal reference manual for orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, general practitioners, paramedics, sports managers, athletes and coaches.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 138 pages, 31 Illustrations, color; 17 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 138 p. 48 illus., 31 i
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sports injuries & medicine
  • ISBN: 9783319037219


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