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Injuries in Athletics: Causes and Consequences

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-0-387-72577-2

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This book focuses on both applied and conceptual issues regarding the classification of injuries, common coaches’ errors leading to injury, coaches and athletes’ viewpoints on injury, the development of psychological trauma in athletes, traumatic brain injuries and basic principles of rehabilitation. It is organized into five parts: - Foundations of injuries in athletics - Coaches and Athletes’ perspectives of injury - Psychological traumas in athletes - Concussion in athletics - Injury rehabilitation This reference book accumulates the latest developments in the science of athletes' training, from "injury-free" perspectives along with psychological analyses, evaluation, and management of sport-related injuries. It is an ideal resource for coaches, clinical practitioners, researchers and students interested in kinesiology, sport psychology and athletic training.

Subject: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Assessment, Gender, Neurofeedback, Rehabilitation, diagnosis, psychology of injury, slob, sports injuries, therapy, traumatic brain injuries