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  • Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restrictionby Ezdine Bouhlel; Roy J. Shephard

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restriction examines the effects of sustained fasting and food restrictions on metabolism and physical performance in athletes. It provides broad coverage including both religious and non-religious fasting and dietary restrictions. This practical and evidence-based guide outlines recent... more...

  • ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicineby Gregory Whyte; Mike Loosemore; Clyde Williams

    Wiley 2015; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.26

    The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition: • Reflects new developments and current practice • Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental... more...

  • Exercises for Patella (Kneecap) Pain, Patellar Tendinitis, and Common Operations for Kneecap Problemsby Frank R. Noyes; Sue Barber-Westin

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 6.99

    Patellar (kneecap) pain and patellar tendinitis are common reasons patients seek medical treatment. These problems are especially concerning in younger people who are physically active. There are different potential causes of patellar pain and tendinitis and home remedies may not always help. The good news is that most patients with these problems... more...

  • Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbowby Jin-Young PARK

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 126.87

    This book documents current knowledge on the mechanisms involved in sports injuries to the shoulder and elbow, reviews essential physical examinations, and explains the role of diagnostic imaging. Above all, it describes in detail the treatment modalities that are appropriate to the injuries encountered in throwing and overhead athletes, including... more...

  • Testing for Athlete Citizenshipby Kathryn E. Henne

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    Incidents of doping in sports are common in news headlines, despite regulatory efforts. How did doping become a crisis? What does a doping violation actually entail? Who gets punished for breaking the rules of fair play? In Testing for Athlete Citizenship , Kathryn E. Henne, a former competitive athlete and expert in the law and science of anti-doping... more...

  • German Sports, Doping, and Politicsby Michael Krüger; Christian Becker; Stefan Nielsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 72.99

    This book examines doping in Germany, with primary attention given to West Germany, from 1950 to the present, including what societal, cultural, and institutional pressures arose after WWII to bring about such prevalence of doping in the country. more...

  • Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuryby Joshua Dines; David Altchek

    Springer US 2015; US$ 74.00

    Presenting a comprehensive discussion of the biomechanics, assessment, diagnosis and management of injuries to the elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), including video clips of selected surgical techniques, this is a thorough and practical text for any clinician seeing athletes with this increasingly common injury. The book is organized thematically,... more...

  • The Riding Doctorby Beth Glosten

    Trafalgar Square Books 2015; US$ 20.99

    After leaving horses behind for many years to pursue her medical career, Dr. Beth Glosten decided it was time to ride again only to discover that, as a middle-aged woman, she struggled with tension, awkwardness, and an aching back. Dr. Glosten?s own frustration with riding prompted her to apply her clinical research skills to figure out what it would... more...

  • Amebiasisby Tomoyoshi Nozaki; Alok Bhattacharya

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 158.59

    This book documents and presents new developments in the study of amebiasis, one of the neglected tropical diseases. Nearly 50 million people worldwide are infected with the pathogen Entamoeba histolytica , causing large-scale morbidity and mortality particularly in developing countries. This book will help clinicians for better diagnosis and management... more...

  • K-Tapingby Birgit Kumbrink

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 45.45

    Birgit Kumbrink's bestselling guide to K-Taping - now available in its 2nd edition! This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological, and many other conditions has now been extended to include 20 additional application techniques for the fields of neurology and gynecology... more...