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Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine

Editors: Werd, Matthew B., Knight, E. Leslie (Eds.)

  • -Central source for in-demand information on prescribing athletic footwear and orthoses.
  • -Logical approach emphasizes improving performance and preventing injury.
  • -Offers step-by-step guidelines and sport-specific recommendations.
  • -Incorporates evidence-based medicine.
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About this book

Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine is a concise manual which provides a logical approach to prescribing footwear that will maximize performance and minimize injury in athletes. From fundamentals—including athletic foot types, basic biomechanics and gait evaluation—to step-by-step guidance through assessment and prescription of shoes, inserts, and orthoses, this book is both comprehensive and easily accessible. A wealth of sport-specific recommendations and referral, coding and billing are all addressed. Photographs and drawings clearly illustrate key concepts. Wherever relevant, the authors have incorporated evidence-based medicine. By presenting essential information in a convenient format, Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine will prove to be invaluable for sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, and athletic trainers.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • Evolution of Athletic Footwear

    Subotnick, Steven I. (et al.)

    Pages 3-17

  • Evolution of Foot Orthoses in Sports

    Kirby, Kevin A.

    Pages 19-35

  • Athletic Foot Types and Deformities

    Dutra, Tim

    Pages 37-46

  • Clinical Gait Evaluation of the Athlete

    Williams, Bruce

    Pages 47-54

  • Athletic Shoe Evaluation

    Levine, David

    Pages 55-62

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-76416-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine
Editors
  • Matthew B. Werd
  • E. Leslie Knight
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-76416-0
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-76416-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 400
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