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    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.

     Look inside and explore…

    • 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!

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    10.875 x 8.375
    Publication Date
    September 12, 2012
  • About The Author(s)
    Francis G O'Connor MD
    Uniformed Services Medical School Director, Sports Medicine Fellowhip Program Department of Family Medicine, Bethesda, MD
  • Features
    --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


    1 The Team Physician

    Anthony I. Beutler and John H. Wilckens


    2 Ethical Considerations in Sports Medicine

    Ralph G. Oriscello and Christopher E. Jonas


    3 Legal Issues in Sports Medicine

    Aaron Rubin


    4 Orthopedic Sports Medicine Terminology

    Scott A. Magnes, Vanessa Lalley, and Francis G. O’Connor


    5 Basics in Exercise Physiology

    Patricia A. Deuster and Selasi Attipoe


    6 Articular Cartilage Injury

    Aman Dhawan, Vasili Karas, and Brian J. Cole


    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


    9 Muscle and Tendon Injury and Repair

    Luis P. Carrilero, Mark Hamming, Bradley J. Nelson, and Dean C. Taylor


    10 Basic Principles of Exercise Training and Conditioning

    Kevin R. Vincent, Heather K. Vincent, and Craig K. Seto


    11 Basics in Sports Nutrition

    Patricia A. Deuster, Stacey A. Zeno, and Selasi Attipoe


    12 Exercise Prescription

    Dan Burnett and Mark B. Stephens


    13 Playing Surface and Protective Equipment

    Jeffrey G. Jenkins and C. Joel Hess


    14 Field-Side Emergencies

    Jeffery A. May, Loren A. Crown, and Michael C. Gaertner


    15 Mass Participation Events

    Scott W. Pyne


    16 Catastrophic Sports Injuries

    Barry P. Boden


    17 The Preparticipation Physical Examination

    Robert E. Sallis and Christopher C. Bell


    S E C T I O N ii

    Evaluation of the Injured Athlete


    18 Diagnostic Imaging

    Leanne L. Seeger and Kambiz Motamedi


    19 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    Sean W. Mulvaney and Sean N. Martin


    20 Electrodiagnostic Testing

    Venu Akuthota and Jason Friedrich


    21 Exercise Testing

    Russell D. White and George D. Harris


    22 Gait Analysis

    Timothy L. Switaj, Brian R. Hoke, and Francis G. O’Connor


    23 Compartment Syndrome Testing

    John E. Glorioso and John H. Wilckens


    24 Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction Testing

    Meghan F. Raleigh and Fred H. Brennan, Jr


    25 Drug Testing

    Aaron Rubin


    26 Neuropsychological Testing in Concussion

    Andrea Pana



    S E C T I O N iii

    Medical Problems in the Athlete


    27 Cardiovascular Considerations

    Marc Childress, Jonathan A. Drezner, Ralph G. Oriscello, and Francis G. O’Connor


    28 Dermatology

    Mark D. Jeffords and Kenneth B. Batts


    29 Genitourinary

    Sean N. Martin and Michael W. Johnson


    30 Ophthalmology

    Ronica Martinez


    31 Otorhinolaryngology

    Charles W. Webb and C. Thayer White


    32 Dental Injuries

    Nathan P. Falk and Elizabeth M. O’Connor


    33 Infectious Disease and the Athlete

    Mark D. Harris and Thomas M. Howard


    34 Endocrinology and Sports

    J. Andrew McMahon and William W. Dexter


    35 Hematology in the Athlete

    William B. Adams


    36 Neurology 236

    Joel Shaw


    37 Gastroenterology

    David L. Brown, Chris G. Pappas, Courtney A. Dawley


    38 Pulmonary

    Carrie A. Jaworski


    39 Allergic Diseases in Athletes


    David L. Brown, Nathan P. Falk, and Linda L. Brown


    40 Overtraining Syndrome

    Elizabeth Gannon and Thomas M. Howard


    41 Exercise and Chronic Disease

    Karl B. Fields, Wes Bailey, Kenneth P. Barnes, Catherine R. Rainbow, and Shane Hudnall


    42 Environmental Injuries: Hypothermia, Frostbite, Heat Illness, and Altitude Illness

    Brian V. Reamy



    S E C T I O N iv

    Musculoskeletal Problems in the Athlete


    43 Head Injuries

    Carlos M. Alvarado and Dennis A. Cardone


    44 Cervical Spine

    Gerard A. Malanga, Garrett S. Hyman, Jay E. Bowen, and Ricardo J. Vasquez-Duarte


    45 Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Reginald S. Fayssoux


    46 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Upper Extremity

    Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller


    47 Shoulder Instability

    Thomas M. DeBerardino and Robert A. Arciero


    48 Rotator Cuff Pathology

    Patrick St. Pierre


    49 Sternoclavicular, Clavicular, and Acromioclavicular Injuries

    Nicholas A. Bontempo and Augustus D. Mazzocca


    50 Shoulder Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Tears and Biceps Tears

    Jeffrey S. Abrams


    51 The Throwing Shoulder

    James P. Sostak, II and Carlos A. Guanche


    52 Elbow Instability

    Scott P. Steinmann


    53 Elbow Articular Lesions and Fractures

    Edward S. Ashman


    54 Elbow Tendinosis

    Patrick St. Pierre and Robert P. Nirschl


    55 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Wrist and Hand

    D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra


    56 Wrist and Hand Fractures

    D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra


    57 Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment

    Margarete DiBenedetto and Robert Giering


    58 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Lower Extremity

    Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller


    59 Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Injuries

    Matthew Diltz


    60 Knee Meniscal Injuries

    John P. Goldblatt, John C. Richmond, Dipak B. Ramkumar, and Anthony S. Albert


    61 Knee Instability

    Matthew C. Bessette, Frank Winston Gwathmey, Jr, and Mark Miller


    62 The Patellofemoral Joint

    Robert J. Nascimento and Anthony A. Schepsis


    63 Soft Tissue Knee Injuries (Tendon and Bursae)

    Bryan J. Whitfield and John J. Klimkiewicz


    64 Ankle Instability

    R. Todd Hockenbury


    65 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

    Keith Lynn Jackson, II and Brian E. Abell


    66 Foot and Ankle Fractures

    Brian E. Abell and J. Richard Lee Evanson


    67 Lower Extremity Stress Fractures

    Michael Fredericson and Julia Arroyo


    68 Lower Extremity Nerve Entrapments

    Evan Peck and Jay Smith



    S E C T I O N v

    Principles of Rehabilitation


    69 Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine

    Sarah A. Eby and Alan P. Alfano


    70 Core Strengthening

    Joel Press


    71 Medications and Ergogenic Aids

    Scott Flinn and Andrew J. McMarlin


    72 Prolotherapy

    Keith A. Scorza and Manik Singh


    73 Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and Autologous Blood

    Kimberly G. Harmon and Jonathan A. Drezner


    74 Common Injections in Sports Medicine: General Principles and Specific Techniques

    Christopher J. Lutrzykowski, Francis G. O’Connor, and Thad J. Barkdull


    75 Footwear and Orthotics

    Jay Dicharry and Eric M. Magrum


    76 Taping in Sports Medicine

    Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole


    77 Bracing in Sports Medicine

    Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole


    78 Casting and Splinting

    Jennifer M. Garrison and Chad A. Asplund


    79 Psychological Considerations in Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport

    Jeffrey L. Goodie and Nicole L. Frazer


    80 Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Anthony I. Beutler, David K. Gordon, and Wayne B. Jonas


    81 Special Considerations for Postoperative Athletes

    Eric W. Carson



    S E C T I O N vi

    Sports-Specific Considerations


    82 Baseball

    Catherine N. Laible, Dennis A. Cardone, and Eric J. Strauss


    83 Basketball

    Michael Needham and Chad A. Asplund


    84 Boxing: Medical Considerations

    Kevin deWeber


    85 Mixed Martial Arts: Ringside Safety

    Anthony G. Alessi and Michael B. Schwartz


    86 Crew

    Andrew D. Perron


    87 Cross-Country Ski Injuries

    Janus D. Butcher


    88 Bicycling Injuries

    Chad A. Asplund


    89 Dance and Performing Arts Medicine

    Devin P. McFadden


    90 Dive Medicine

    James H. Lynch


    91 Figure Skating

    Roger J. Kruse and Jennifer Burke


    92 Football

    John M. MacKnight


    93 Golfing Injuries

    Benjamin J. Ingram and Gregory G. Dammann


    94 Gymnastics

    John P. DiFiori and Dennis J. Caine


    95 Ice Hockey Injuries

    Peter H. Seidenberg


    96 Climbing Injuries, Treatment and Injury Prevention

    Katrina D. Warme and Winston J. Warme


    97 Lacrosse

    Thad J. Barkdull


    98 Rugby Injuries

    Peter H. Seidenberg and Rochelle M. Nolte


    99 Running

    Robert Wilder and Francis G. O’Connor


    100 Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding

    Devin P. McFadden


    101 Rodeo Injuries

    Craig R. Denegar and Richard M. Blyn


    102 Soccer

    Nicholas A. Piantanida


    103 Softball Injuries

    Lindsay J. DiStefano and Jeffrey M. Anderson


    104 Surfing

    C. Joel Hess and Paul T. Diamond


    105 Swimming

    Nancy E. Rolnik


    106 Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Tennis Player

    Marc R. Safran and Geoff Abrams


    107 Triathlon

    Shawn F. Kane and Fred H. Brennan, Jr


    108 Volleyball

    Emily A. Darr


    109 Water Polo Injuries

    Dean M. Brewer, Richard P. Eide, III, and Michelle E. Szczepanik


    110 Weightlifting

    Joseph M. Hart, Christopher D. Ingersoll, and Christopher M. Kuenze


    111 Wheelchair Sports

    Arthur Jason De Luigi, Kevin F. Fitzpatrick, and Paul F. Pasquina


    112 Wrestling

    Michael G. Bowers and Thomas M. Howard



    S E C T I O N vii

    Special Populations


    113 The Pediatric Athlete

    Andrew J. McMarlin, Amanda Weiss Kelly, and Terry Adirim


    114 The Geriatric Athlete

    Brian K. Unwin


    115 The Female Athlete

    Courtney A. Dawley and Rochelle M. Nolte


    116 The Athlete with Intellectual Disabilities

    James H. Lynch


    117 The Disabled Athlete

    Kevin F. Fitzpatrick and Paul F. Pasquina


    118 The Athlete with a Total Joint Replacement

    Robert W. Engelen and Jennifer L. Reed


    119 The Athlete with Cancer

    Jason M. Matuszak and Tracey O’Connor


    120 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sports

    Robert J. Dimeff

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