Acute Muscle Injuries

Editors: Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J., Servien, Elvire (Eds.)

  • Describes the latest insights into the diagnosis and treatment of acute muscle injuries
  • Enables the reader, whether medical practitioner or athlete, to understand mechanisms of injury and routes to rapid rehabilitation
  • Reports the approaches of clinically experienced medical experts from around the globe
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This book documents current knowledge and standards of care for acute muscle injuries. The full range of injuries is covered, including those to the hamstring, hip adductor, quadriceps, calf, pectoralis major, biceps brachii, latissimus dorsi and rectus abdominis muscles. Evidence-based content is combined with experience from medical experts from around the globe in order to provide the reader with a full picture of the latest insights into terminology, trauma mechanisms, basic principles of healing, diagnosis and treatment. Helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms are included and clear guidance provided on ensuring optimal rehabilitation and rapid return to sports. The book is structured in such a way that it will serve as an ideal reference manual for orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, general practitioners, paramedics, sports managers, athletes and coaches.

About the authors

Dr. Gino Kerkhoffs is a specialist in sports orthopedics (with special emphasis on stress fractures and muscle injuries) ankle and knee surgery. His medical practice includes the care of the musculoskeletal injuries of the athletes from the Dutch Olympic and Paralympic team, football players and various dance artists. He is the current scientific program chair for the ESSKA congress, secretary general for ESSKA-AFAS and the past chair of the ESSKA sports committee. His present affiliation is Associate Professor of Orthopedic surgery at the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Dr. Elvire Servien is a specialist in sports orthopedics, knee and shoulder surgery. She is involved in many sports related projects including medical practice in the Lyon FIFA center of excellence, medical care for the Lyon female football team and Rugby team, as well as a number of other athletes. She is the current chair of the ESSKA sports committee. Her present affiliation is Professor of Orthopedic surgery at the Groupement Hospitalier Lyon-Nord, Centre Albert Trillat, Lyon, France.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Terminology and Classification of Athletic Muscle Injuries

    Ueblacker, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Basic Principles of Muscle Healing

    Laumonier, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 17-26

  • Hamstring Muscle Injury

    Made, Anne D. (et al.)

    Pages 27-44

  • Acute Adductor Muscle Injury

    Piontek, Tomasz (et al.)

    Pages 45-55

  • Quadriceps Muscles

    Pierce, Casey M. (et al.)

    Pages 57-79

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eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
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Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03721-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Softcover $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-34767-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Acute Muscle Injuries
Editors
  • Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
  • Elvire Servien
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03722-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03722-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-03721-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34767-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 138
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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