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Neurological Sports Medicine

A Guide for Physicians and Athletic Trainers (Aan)

Julian E. Bailes (Editor), Arthur L. Day (Editor)


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Neurological Sports Medicine: A Guide for Physicians and Athletic Trainers provides readers with the latest, state-of-the-art processes in assessing concussion and other sports related injuries. Edited by respected neurosurgeons Drs. Bailes and Day, Neurological Sports Medicine is written by the leading physicians and trainers in the field of sports injury.

Neurological Sports Medicine is not only written for physicians who need to treat patients with sports related injuries, but also contains a vast amount of valuable information for trainers involved with amateur and professional athletes.

Divided into 3 sections, Neurological Sports Medicine includes:

  • The Management of head injuries
  • Classification and clinical management of concussion
  • Cervical and lumbar spine injuries in athletes
  • Minimally invasive treatment options
  • The trainer's role in neurological injury assessment
  • Neurophysiological assessment of both the amateur and professional athlete
  • Injuries related to specific sports
  • Research and trends in sports medicine
  • An encyclopedic reference to head, spine, and peripheral nerve injuries

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

Praise For Neurological Sports Medicine: A Guide for Physicians and Athletic Trainers (Aan)

An update on neurological injuries due to sports...practical chapters...a good value with wothwhile information for the practicing neurosurgeon as well as others who deal with the sideline assessment or medical examination of injured athletes. --Journal of NeurosurgeryA guide for health care practitioners who manage athletic injuries...concise and reader-friendly...well-written...covers a broad range of topics...a valuable reference. --Physical Therapy 'user friendly' reference book. . . soft cover format and inexpensive cost allow for portability which is of great value particularly in a readership that is oftern travelling. . .the book covers a wide variety of sports. . . A particularly nice feature of the book is the attempt to include a chapter by a helmet manufacturer to reflect the state of the art of that piece of equipment. . . Contains a remarkable amount of solid information, well-written and presented,well-illustrated with appropriate figures and tables and will be a great addition to any collection in the sport medicine office, athletic training room/locker room and indeed parts of it relevant directly to the sideline itself. --Le Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques

Aans, 9781879284753, 297pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2002

About the Author

Director of Cerebrovascular Center, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Boston, MA, USA