Care of the Young Athlete (2nd Edition)
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. The newly enhanced and updated 2nd edition covers safety and risk-management considerations; procedural how-to’s for the pre-participation physical evaluation; the latest treatment recommendations on proper nutrition for athletes; proven injury prevention guidelines; and detailed treatments for dozens of injuries. Topics have been selected to reflect the health and safety issues most likely to be encountered by primary care practitioners. Numerous color photos and illustrations bring the authoritative text to life. The 2nd edition includes all-new chapters on nutrition and weight control, performance-enhancing substances, risks of injury during sports participation, and acute and overuse shoulder injuries. Important new findings on issues specific to the female athlete, a new bonus signs and symptoms poster, and patient education handouts are available through a password-protected Web site.
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