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Title Care of the young athlete / Steven J. Anderson, Sally S. Harris, editors.
Imprint [Elk Grove Village, Ill.] : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2010]
Edition Second edition.

Subject Pediatric sports medicine.
Athletic Injuries -- therapy.
Sports Medicine.
Alt Name Harris, Sally S.,
Anderson, Steven J.,
American Academy of Pediatrics.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 612 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Edition Second edition.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents General health and fitness: Benefits of sports participation -- Readiness to participate in sports -- Growth and maturation -- Promoting physical activity -- Preparticipation physical evaluation -- Training issues: Aerobic and anaerobic training -- Strength training -- Thermoregulation -- Sports nutrition -- Performance-enhancing substances -- Psychological issues -- Basic management concepts: Risks of injury during sports participation -- General principles of injury prevention -- Return-to-play decisions -- Medical management on the sidelines -- Female athletes -- Physically disabled athletes -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- Medical Conditions: Cardiac conditions -- Head injuries -- Eye injuries -- Maxillofacial injuries -- Chest and abdominal injuries -- Exercise, asthma, and anaphylaxis -- Acute illnesses and youth sports -- Chronic conditions -- Blood-borne pathogens -- Skin conditions -- Musculoskeletal conditions: Introduction to the musculoskeletal system -- Diagnostic imaging -- Principles of rehabilitation -- Stress fractures -- Cervical spine -- Lumbar and thoracic spine -- Elbow -- Acute shoulder injuries in the young athlete -- Chronic shoulder problems in the young athlete -- Wrist and hand injuries -- Hip, pelvis, and thigh -- Acute injuries of the knee -- Overuse injuries of the knee -- Lower leg -- Acute foot and ankle injuries -- Chronic foot and ankle injuries -- Nontraumatic causes of musculoskeletal pain -- Sport-specific injury prevention strategies.
Summary New 2nd edition of this best-selling, award-winning resource gives you an easy-to-use, one-stop guide to all aspects of childhood sports preparation, participation, and injury treatment.
ISBN 1581104235 (electronic bk.)
9781581104233 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 741510976
Additional Format Print version: Care of the young athlete. 2nd ed. Elk Grove Village, Ill. : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2010 9781581103045 (DLC) 2008941469 (OCoLC)303023673

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