Elite sport organisations must deliver integrated care and preparation of the professional athlete or sportsperson, incorporating finest practice in sports medicine and physical treatment with training and conditioning strategies based on cutting edge sport science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and recovery professionals and sport scientists show how this incorporated design needs to work in practice across the complete spectrum of professional athlete care, including the prevention of sports injury, assessment and treatment of injury, and the design and implementation of efficient recovery programmes.
The book introduces evidence-based finest practice in all the core functional and professional areas of sports injury management, including:
Every chapter consists of actual case studies and information, in addition to efficient protocols, procedures and specimen programmes created for high efficiency, with examples drawn from a large range of individual and group sports. No other book integrates sports medicine and sport science as closely, and for that reason Sports Injury Prevention and Rehab is necessary reading for any course in sports injury, sports treatment or sports medicine, and for any clinician, physical therapist or sport scientist working in high efficiency sport.