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Medicine - Orthopedics | The Ankle in Football

The Ankle in Football

d'Hooghe, Pieter P.R.N., Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J. (Eds.)

2014, XVI, 322 p. 122 illus., 76 illus. in color.

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  • Covers all main ankle pathologies, specifically related to football
  • With contributions by international experts
  • Provides experiences from professional players

This book creates a unique platform that covers main ankle pathologies specifically related with football. Experiences from professional players have been combined with evidence-based medical content from renowned experts in the field to present a comprehensive picture on ankle injuries in football. Worldwide, ankle injuries present a high burden for sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, players, and coaches in and around the football pitch. This book contains updated content for both medical and nonmedical individuals involved with football.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » ankle pathologies - specific ankle injuries in football - traumatology

Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics

Table of contents 

Anatomy of the Ankle.- Interview 1: Raul Gonzalez Bravo – Real Madrid ( Player).- Epidemiology & Mechanisms of Ankle Pathology in Football.- Interview 2: Dr Ricardo Pruna – First Team Dr. FC Barcelona.- Prevention of Ankle Injuries.- Interview 3: Frank De Bleeckere – Referee.- Ankle Ligament Lesions.- Interview 4: Jan Wouters – Active Coach.- Osteochondral Defects in the Ankle Joint.- Interview 5: Boran Milutinovic – Veteran Coach.- Anterior Ankle Impingement.- Interview 6: Eva Blewanus – Female Sports Physiotherapist.- Posterior Ankle Impingement.- Interview 7: Ron Spelbos – Football Scout.- Ankle Fractures, Including Avulsion Fractures.- Interview 8: Leonne Stentler – Female Player.- Fifth Metatarsal Stress Fractures in Football.- Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture.- Achilles Tendinopathy.- Peroneal and Posterior Tibial Tendon Pathology.- The Footballer’s Inlay Sole: An Individualized Approach.- Rehabilitation After Ankle Football Injuries.- Taping Techniques and Braces in Football.- Ankle Osteoarthritis in Former Elite Football Players: What Do We Know?.

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