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New York/StuttgartEncyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists. Authored by renowned UEFA medical specialists in the medical care of football players, this three-volume series – sourced from the course materials used in UEFA's Doctor Education Program – aims to familiarize clinicians with a structured system of assessment and care in dealing with the wide variety of injuries that can afflict professional footballers.

Gordon and Nordström
Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol. 1 – Trauma and Medical Emergencies
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2017
94 pp, 66 illustrations
Hardcover
ISBN: 9783132203211
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9783132203310
€69.99/$79.99

Volume 1 instructs on advanced techniques for managing the treatment of serious and life-threatening on-field injury.

Key Topics of Volume 1:

  • Initial assessment
  • Cardiac arrest and choking
  • Medical emergencies
  • Head injuries and concussion
  • General management

Ekstrand et al.
Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol. 2 – Injury Diagnosis and Treatment
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2017
122 pp, 133 illustrations
Hardcover
ISBN: 9783132203419
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9783132203518
€89.99/$99.99

Volume 2 introduces football doctors to the specific types of injuries that may occur, and the mechanisms of injury, with a wealth of information supported by scientific evidence.

Key Topics of Volume 2:

  • Overview of football injuries
  • Managing injuries in competitive situations: the laws of the game
  • Muscle function and mechanisms of muscle injury
  • Examination and treatment of muscle injuries
  • Groin, knee, and ankle injuries
  • Overuse injuries

Meyer et al.
Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol. 3 – Protecting the Player
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2017
140 pp, 67 illustrations
Hardcover
ISBN: 9783132408722
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781626234345
€89.99/$99.99

 Volume 3 covers a range of multidisciplinary topics that aim to ensure that players can compete safely and maintain peak fitness and performance, while preventing disabling injuries insofar as possible.

Key Topics of Volume 3:

  • Nutritional supplements
  • Doping
  • Prescreening of players
  • Psychological and other risk factors
  • Head injuries and concussion: screening, diagnosis, management
  • Injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Practical help in providing medical service at matches

The Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.

 

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