"Expert Guide to Sports Medicine" covers assessment and management of common musculoskeletal injuries. Other topics include nutrition, the pre-participation screening examination, cardiovascular conditions in athletes, exercise-induced asthma, drugs and supplements, hypo- and hyperthermia in exercise, sports psychology, and the exercise prescription. (The complete table of contents is available on the ACP Web site.)
The book's editors are David S. Ross, MD, director of the Methodist Health System's Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Dallas; Matthew F. Davis, MD, an internal medicine and sports medicine specialist in private practice in Dallas; and Peter F. Davis, MD, Staff Physician and Medical Director of Southern Methodist University Health Center, also in Dallas. Contributors to the book included internal medicine specialists, family practitioners, and orthopedic specialists.
"Expert Guide to Sports Medicine" is organized in three sections: Overview, Medical Conditions (non-musculoskeletal), and Musculoskeletal Injuries. The book includes tables, illustrations, and case studies; each chapter is referenced.
The book is available from the American College of Physicians. Contact the ACP Customer Service Department: firstname.lastname@example.org; or phone 215-351-2600 (M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET). The ACP product number is 330351000; ISBN 1-930513-64-X. Browse to https://www.acponline.org/atpro/timssnet/catalog/books/
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