The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports

The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports

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This new volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, provides a state-of-the- art account of the epidemiology of injury across a broad spectrum of Olympic sports. The book uses the public health model in describing the scope of the injury problem, the associated risk factors, and in evaluating the current research on injury prevention strategies described in the literature. Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports comprehensively covers what is known about the distribution and determinants of injury and injury rates in each sport. The editors and contributors have taken an evidence-based approach and adopted a uniform methodology to assess the data available. Each chapter is illustrated with tables which make it easy to examine injury factors between studies within a sport and between sports. With contributions from internationally renowned experts, this is an invaluable reference book for medical doctors, physical therapists and athletic trainers who serve athletes and sports teams, and for sports medicine scientists and healthcare professionals who are interested in the epidemiological study of injury in sports.... Australia 2ChiefMedical Adviser, British Horseracing Authority, London, UK Table 9.1 Retrospective and case series studies. ... From that early beginning, both team and individual equestrian events developed and in the modern era, equestrian as ... Switzerland, to discuss the formation of an international federation in order to harmonize regulations governing the ... Internationale (FEI), founded in the same year remains the international body governing equestrian sport recognizedanbsp;...


Title:The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports
Author:Dennis J. Caine, Peter Harmer, Melissa Schiff
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-09-22
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