Improved mental ability means improved sports performance.
Athletes who excel do so not just because of their physical
abilities but because of their mental awareness, preparation, and
skills as well. The Mental Athlete will help improve your
overall performance by providing the tools, guidance, and
practical insight you need to sharpen your mental skills.
This conditioning manual for the mind will help you
·further enhance mental... more...
This new edition reflects the explosion of knowledge in basic
science and clinical care for athletes with mild traumatic brain
concussion. Interest in management and methodology for making
diagnoses and improving the clinical outcomes have changed
dramatically. All U.S. states have laws dictating how sports
concussion patients are cared for and require return to play
coordinated with best practice... more...
Expert Performance in Sports: Advances in Research on Sport
Expertise presents an overview of the critical issues facing
researchers who study how athletes reach—and stay at—the pinnacle
of their sports. The text will allow you to update your knowledge
of sport expertise with the most current research and practical
applications for the development of sport expertise in athletes,
referees, and judges.
This comprehensive reference... more...
Students have often commented on the need for a concise textbook
on sports medicine that presents the essential information
otherwise scattered across several much larger medical textbooks
on other topics. Addressing this need, Key Topics in Sports
Medicine makes effective use of the successful Key
Topics format to provide extensive relevant information in
an accessible and easy-to-follow manner. Practical and clearly
presented, this... 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...
Comprised of clinical cases demonstrating strategies for both
common and complex knee preservation, this concise, practical
casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons with the best
real-world strategies to properly manage the many kinds of knee
injuries and disorders they may encounter. The opening section
presents the knee joint as a unique structure, reviewing the
anatomy and function of articular cartilage and the meniscus, the... more...
The largest interventional and monitoring studies to date
worldwide give us an excellent overview of our current state of
knowledge on the physiological interactions between nutrition and
exercise. This wealth of evidence covers aspects like body
weight, metabolism, fatty tissue, hormones, the cardiovascular
system and skeletal structures – all ultimate determinants of
immunity. The book you hold in your hands is based on the... more...
This comprehensive manual covers all aspects of the prevention,
diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, offering an upbeat and
optimistic assessment of what can be achieved. While
scientifically based, the book provides easy-to-follow guidelines
for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It
deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and
mineral metabolism to the diagnostic utility of radiologic