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Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol.3 : Protecting the Player, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol.3 : Protecting the Player Hardback


This is an important addition to the sports medicine literature because it addresses issues that are critical for player health and safety and performance. -- Doody's Reviews (starred review)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 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 the professional footballer.

Volume 3 covers a range of multidisciplinary topics that aim to ensure that players can compete safely and maintain peak fitness and performance, while preventing disabling injuries insofar as possible. Key Topics of Volume 3:Nutritional supplementsDopingPrescreening of playersPsychological and other risk factorsHead injuries and concussion: screening, diagnosis, managementInjury prevention and rehabilitationPractical help in providing medical service at matchesThe Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sports injuries & medicine
  • ISBN: 9783132408722

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