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Facilitated Stretching, Fourth Edition With Online Video, remains the most trusted resource for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching, an effective and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, and then stretching it again to increase range of motion. Featuring a full-color interior, streamlined organization, and a new online video package, the... more...

This highly illustrated text book will be an essential guide for surgeons in training, providing step by step approaches to performing Joint Aspiration/Injection, Bone Graft Harvesting and Lower Limb Amputations. Practical guidance will be given on Indications- Preoperative assessment, positioning and preparing the patient, approach required, tips and tricks, closure, postoperative complications, protocol of mobilization and follow-up procedure. All... more...

Each year, 140,000 water-related deaths occur worldwide. These deaths are rarely true “accidents,” because most maritime incidents are caused by lack of preparedness. If you frequently participate in aquatic activities, have you stopped to consider the nature of the threat confronting you? What steps can you take to improve your chances of surviving in the water or on a survival craft? Is your knowledge of the basic principles... more...

Understanding why people are motivated to be fit is the key to preventing participant dropout. Don't wait until you are faced with an attrition problem: prevent problems now with this systematic approach. Fitness Motivation brings together sport psychology research and in-depth case studies to provide authoritative advice on how to motivate exercise participants to want to keep fit. . . and tells how you can put this groundbreaking... more...

This comprehensive book discusses cartilage repair and all its aspects. These aspects vary from basic insights in cartilage biology and regeneration via MRI, to results of existing cartilage repair techniques and upcoming novel approaches. Fundamental cartilage biology is the topic covered within the first chapters of the book. These chapters not only provide an insight in healthy, damaged and regenerative cartilage but also describe developments in... more...


The fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities reveals common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with contributions from a specialized team of experts, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients' and clients' functionality by keeping them... more...

Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption of nutrients in ideal amounts and proportions important, but the timing with which they are administered is also of prime importance—the... more...

Featuring over 1,700 large-size illustrations and unique, effective pedagogy, the Fourth Edition of Dr. Greenspan's best-seller is the ideal teaching text on musculoskeletal imaging for radiologists and orthopedists at every level of training. It covers all orthopedic problems and imaging modalities and offers indispensable guidance on selecting cost-effective imaging techniques. This edition includes new... more...

Access the latest research and applications to build effective prevention and rehabilitation programs for your patients or clients with Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation, Second Edition. Internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill presents original research to quantify the forces that specific movements and exercises impose on the low back, dispels myths regarding spine stabilization exercises, and... more...

This practical text presents the most up-to-date information on the evaluation and management of all aspects of complex and revision shoulder arthroplasty, divided into three thematic section. Chapters in part I focus on the diagnosis and management of complex primary shoulder arthroplasty, including evaluation of humeral and glenoid bone deformity, computer-assisted surgical planning, stemless arthroplasty, anatomic and reverse TSA for severe glenoid... more...