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The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic SportsWiley 2009; US$ 252.95
This new volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, provides a state-of-the- art account of the epidemiology of injury across a broad spectrum of Olympic sports. The book uses the public health model in describing the scope of the injury problem, the associated risk factors,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 70.99
Care of Wounds addresses all aspects of holistic wound care management. The third edition of this successful text continues to reflect current research and evidence based practice, while incorporating the considerable developments which have occurred in wound care practice since the publication of the second edition. The third edition includes... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95
With mounting evidence regarding the role of poor nutrition in the development of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, it is no secret that appropriate nutrition is crucial to optimal health. Achieving the correct balance of elements provides the body with the ability to adapt to a shifting and often hazardous environment. Never is... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00
Thermal harm is one of the most traumatizing assaults on man and his environment. Whether suffered by living beings as burn injury, or sustained by societal structures as fire damage, the resulting physical pain and material loss can be extremely distressing both to the person and to society. The health professions and in particular burn specialists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 62.95
For elite athletes, pain and injury are normal. In a challenge to the orthodox medical model, this book makes it clear that pain and injury cannot be understood in terms of physiology alone, and examines the influence of social and cultural processes on how athletes experience pain and injury. It raises a series of key social and ethical questions... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 54.99
This is a comprehensive but concise reference that documents the nature and importance of the injury problem in the United States. For each of more than sixty causes of injury, data are presented by age, race, sex, geographic area, urban/rural residence, and per capita income. The second edition includes new chapters on injuries related to sports,... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2006; US$ 22.00
Las guías proponen una lista de servicios esenciales de traumatología aplicables en prácticamente cualquier entorno del mundo, para luego enumerar los diversos recursos humanos y físicos que requiere la prestación de tales servicios. Una tesis central de las guías es que una mejor organización y planificación de los servicios de atención traumatológica... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2005; US$ 24.95
A healthy, strong body is essential to the enjoyment of life. The Healthy Body Handbook was written for all those who place great emphasis on living life fully. It will help you understand the basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system of the human body, and is written in language easily understood by the layperson, with numerous illustrations.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; Not Available
This book contains the edited papers of the IUTAM Symposium on the Biomechanics of Impact, which was held in University College Dublin, Ireland in July 2005. These papers can be grouped into those that are concerned with the different causes of accidents (e.g., transport, occupational and sports injuries), the mechanics involved in accident analysis... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 14.99
Alles, was Sie über die Behandlung von Verletzungen des Bewegungsapparats wissen müssen. Komplett überarbeitet und um weitere typische Verletzungen (z.B. Schulter) ergänzt. Verlauf und Methoden der Therapie sind für jede Verletzung detailliert erläutert... more...