Author(s): Vivian Grisogono
This new edition of a best-selling sports injuries book (100,000 UK lifetime sales) is the only comprehensive self-help sports injuries book. Fully illustrated with 30 full colour anatomical drawings, and over 300 self-help exercises, the book is broken down into easy-to-read body area chapters, making it easy to navigate.
Pitched at an affordable price, this is an essential book for sports participants, coaches, personal trainers, PE teachers, parents, sports science and sports therapy students, and is also a useful reference tool for doctors and therapists.
Contents: Injuries and Diagnosis; Rehabilitation Explained; Injuries and Self-Help; The Foot; The Ankle; The Calf Muscles and Achilles Tendon; The Shin and Lower Leg; The Knee; The Front-Thigh Muscles; The Hamstrings; The Inner Thigh Muscles; The Hip; The Pelvis; The Abdominal Muscles; The Ribs and Chest; The Back and Neck; The Shoulder Region and Upper Arm; The Elbow and Forearm; The Wrist and Hand; Final Recovery; Index.
Author, Vivian Grisogono, specializes in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries, and the promotion of fitness and good health. She set up the sports injuries clinic at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London, has been a British Olympic team physiotherapist, and was the first physiotherapist to be awarded an honorary lectureship to the London Hospital Sports Medicine Diploma Course for doctors