FIVE STARS from Doody's Star Ratings™
The authors have a wealth of experience in football team coverage and clinical care, which is reflected in the book. This is an essential reference to add to the team doctor's toolkit...This is an excellent reference for the types of injuries that are common and unique to soccer. -- Doody's Reviews (Score: 98)
Authored by renowned UEFA specialists in the medical care of football players, this three-volume series-sourced from the course materials used in UEFA's Football 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. 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 injuriesManaging injuries in competitive situations: the laws of the gameMuscle function and mechanisms of muscle injuryExamination and treatment of muscle injuriesGroin, knee, and ankle injuriesOveruse injuries
The Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.