The field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace.
Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination—with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you’ll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty.
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- Seven convenient sections address general considerations, evaluation of the injured athlete, medical problems, musculoskeletal problems, principles of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and special populations.
- Comprehensive coverage includes all topic areas featured on sports medicine subspecialty board exams.
- Easy-access bulleted format makes essential facts simple to locate and recall.
- Tables, figures, and algorithms make complex ideas easy to grasp and retain.
- An online companion resource includes nearly 1,000 board-style practice questions with rationale for correct and incorrect responses—a great way to test your knowledge and improve your exam performance!
--NEW 1000 board review questions added on as an on-line adjunct
--NEW All sections to be updated
--NEW Athletic Trainer added as an Editor
--NEW More illustrations
--NEW Second color added
--Covers all the areas on the boards
--Easy to access bulleted format
Table of contents
S E C T I O N i General Considerations in Sports Medicine Â 1 The Team Physician Anthony I. Beutler and John H. Wilckens Â 2 Ethical Considerations in Sports Medicine Ralph G. Oriscello and Christopher E. Jonas Â 3 Legal Issues in Sports Medicine Aaron Rubin Â 4 Orthopedic Sports Medicine Terminology Scott A. Magnes, Vanessa Lalley, and Francis G. Oâ€™Connor Â 5 Basics in Exercise Physiology Patricia A. Deuster and Selasi Attipoe Â 6 Articular Cartilage Injury Aman Dhawan, Vasili Karas, and Brian J. Cole Â 7 Bone Injury and Fracture Healing Connor R. LaRose and Carlos A. Guanche 8 Nerve Injury Sarah A. Eby, Jeffrey G. Jenkins, and Eric J. Buchner Â 9 Muscle and Tendon Injury and Repair Luis P. Carrilero, Mark Hamming, Bradley J. Nelson, and Dean C. Taylor Â 10 Basic Principles of Exercise Training and Conditioning Kevin R. Vincent, Heather K. Vincent, and Craig K. Seto Â 11 Basics in Sports Nutrition Patricia A. Deuster, Stacey A. Zeno, and Selasi Attipoe Â 12 Exercise Prescription Dan Burnett and Mark B. Stephens Â 13 Playing Surface and Protective Equipment Jeffrey G. Jenkins and C. Joel Hess Â 14 Field-Side Emergencies Jeffery A. May, Loren A. Crown, and Michael C. Gaertner Â 15 Mass Participation Events Scott W. Pyne Â 16 Catastrophic Sports Injuries Barry P. Boden Â 17 The Preparticipation Physical Examination Robert E. Sallis and Christopher C. Bell Â S E C T I O N ii Evaluation of the Injured Athlete Â 18 Diagnostic Imaging Leanne L. Seeger and Kambiz Motamedi Â 19 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Sean W. Mulvaney and Sean N. Martin Â 20 Electrodiagnostic Testing Venu Akuthota and Jason Friedrich Â 21 Exercise Testing Russell D. White and George D. Harris Â 22 Gait Analysis Timothy L. Switaj, Brian R. Hoke, and Francis G. Oâ€™Connor Â 23 Compartment Syndrome Testing John E. Glorioso and John H. Wilckens Â 24 Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction Testing Meghan F. Raleigh and Fred H. Brennan, Jr Â 25 Drug Testing Aaron Rubin Â 26 Neuropsychological Testing in Concussion Andrea Pana Â Â S E C T I O N iii Medical Problems in the Athlete Â 27 Cardiovascular Considerations Marc Childress, Jonathan A. Drezner, Ralph G. Oriscello, and Francis G. Oâ€™Connor Â 28 Dermatology Mark D. Jeffords and Kenneth B. Batts Â 29 Genitourinary Sean N. Martin and Michael W. Johnson Â 30 Ophthalmology Ronica Martinez Â 31 Otorhinolaryngology Charles W. Webb and C. Thayer White Â 32 Dental Injuries Nathan P. Falk and Elizabeth M. Oâ€™Connor Â 33 Infectious Disease and the Athlete Mark D. Harris and Thomas M. Howard Â 34 Endocrinology and Sports J. Andrew McMahon and William W. Dexter Â 35 Hematology in the Athlete William B. Adams Â 36 Neurology 236 Joel Shaw Â 37 Gastroenterology David L. Brown, Chris G. Pappas, Courtney A. Dawley Â 38 Pulmonary Carrie A. Jaworski Â 39 Allergic Diseases in Athletes Â David L. Brown, Nathan P. Falk, and Linda L. Brown Â 40 Overtraining Syndrome Elizabeth Gannon and Thomas M. Howard Â 41 Exercise and Chronic Disease Karl B. Fields, Wes Bailey, Kenneth P. Barnes, Catherine R. Rainbow, and Shane Hudnall Â 42 Environmental Injuries: Hypothermia, Frostbite, Heat Illness, and Altitude Illness Brian V. Reamy Â Â S E C T I O N iv Musculoskeletal Problems in the Athlete Â 43 Head Injuries Carlos M. Alvarado and Dennis A. Cardone Â 44 Cervical Spine Gerard A. Malanga, Garrett S. Hyman, Jay E. Bowen, and Ricardo J. Vasquez-Duarte Â 45 Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Reginald S. Fayssoux Â 46 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Upper Extremity Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller Â 47 Shoulder Instability Thomas M. DeBerardino and Robert A. Arciero Â 48 Rotator Cuff Pathology Patrick St. Pierre Â 49 Sternoclavicular, Clavicular, and Acromioclavicular Injuries Nicholas A. Bontempo and Augustus D. Mazzocca Â 50 Shoulder Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Tears and Biceps Tears Jeffrey S. Abrams Â 51 The Throwing Shoulder James P. Sostak, II and Carlos A. Guanche Â 52 Elbow Instability Scott P. Steinmann Â 53 Elbow Articular Lesions and Fractures Edward S. Ashman Â 54 Elbow Tendinosis Patrick St. Pierre and Robert P. Nirschl Â 55 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Wrist and Hand D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra Â 56 Wrist and Hand Fractures D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra Â 57 Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment Margarete DiBenedetto and Robert Giering Â 58 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Lower Extremity Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller Â 59 Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Injuries Matthew Diltz Â 60 Knee Meniscal Injuries John P. Goldblatt, John C. Richmond, Dipak B. Ramkumar, and Anthony S. Albert Â 61 Knee Instability Matthew C. Bessette, Frank Winston Gwathmey, Jr, and Mark Miller Â 62 The Patellofemoral Joint Robert J. Nascimento and Anthony A. Schepsis Â 63 Soft Tissue Knee Injuries (Tendon and Bursae) Bryan J. Whitfield and John J. Klimkiewicz Â 64 Ankle Instability R. Todd Hockenbury Â 65 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot Keith Lynn Jackson, II and Brian E. Abell Â 66 Foot and Ankle Fractures Brian E. Abell and J. Richard Lee Evanson Â 67 Lower Extremity Stress Fractures Michael Fredericson and Julia Arroyo Â 68 Lower Extremity Nerve Entrapments Evan Peck and Jay Smith Â Â S E C T I O N v Principles of Rehabilitation Â 69 Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine Sarah A. Eby and Alan P. Alfano Â 70 Core Strengthening Joel Press Â 71 Medications and Ergogenic Aids Scott Flinn and Andrew J. McMarlin Â 72 Prolotherapy Keith A. Scorza and Manik Singh Â 73 Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and Autologous Blood Kimberly G. Harmon and Jonathan A. Drezner Â 74 Common Injections in Sports Medicine: General Principles and Specific Techniques Christopher J. Lutrzykowski, Francis G. Oâ€™Connor, and Thad J. Barkdull Â 75 Footwear and Orthotics Jay Dicharry and Eric M. Magrum Â 76 Taping in Sports Medicine Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole Â 77 Bracing in Sports Medicine Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole Â 78 Casting and Splinting Jennifer M. Garrison and Chad A. Asplund Â 79 Psychological Considerations in Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport Jeffrey L. Goodie and Nicole L. Frazer Â 80 Complementary and Alternative Medicine Anthony I. Beutler, David K. Gordon, and Wayne B. Jonas Â 81 Special Considerations for Postoperative Athletes Eric W. Carson Â Â S E C T I O N vi Sports-Specific Considerations Â 82 Baseball Catherine N. Laible, Dennis A. Cardone, and Eric J. Strauss Â 83 Basketball Michael Needham and Chad A. Asplund Â 84 Boxing: Medical Considerations Kevin deWeber Â 85 Mixed Martial Arts: Ringside Safety Anthony G. Alessi and Michael B. Schwartz Â 86 Crew Andrew D. Perron Â 87 Cross-Country Ski Injuries Janus D. Butcher Â 88 Bicycling Injuries Chad A. Asplund Â 89 Dance and Performing Arts Medicine Devin P. McFadden Â 90 Dive Medicine James H. Lynch Â 91 Figure Skating Roger J. Kruse and Jennifer Burke Â 92 Football John M. MacKnight Â 93 Golfing Injuries Benjamin J. Ingram and Gregory G. Dammann Â 94 Gymnastics John P. DiFiori and Dennis J. Caine Â 95 Ice Hockey Injuries Peter H. Seidenberg Â 96 Climbing Injuries, Treatme