Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Military

Editors: Cameron, Kenneth L., Owens, Brett D. (Eds.)

  • The first book to comprehensively address musculoskeletal injuries as the greatest public health problem facing U.S. military service members
  • Chapters organized by anatomic region
  • Examines evidence-based injury prevention approaches that could have direct application in civilian sectors
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About this book

This authoritative reference examines the causes of--and offers workable solutions to--the widespread problem of musculoskeletal injuries among armed forces personnel. Specific chapters on combat, non-combat, training, and fitness injuries shed necessary light on the nature and scope of the epidemic, including impact on active service members and the resulting quality of life issues in veterans. An overview of these injuries by anatomic region highlights treatment, disability, and prevention issues in military settings. The book also translates the standard public health model for preventing injuries into military context, giving professionals guidelines for developing strategies tailored to the unique strengths and risks of this population.

Featured in the coverage:

·         The burden of musculoskeletal injuries in the military.

·         Traumatic combat injuries.

·         Deployment and non-battle injuries.

·         Epidemiology of musculoskeletal injuries by anatomic region.

·         Application of the public health model for injury prevention.

·         Barriers to injury prevention in the military.

Its depth of detail makes Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Military critical reading for orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, military leaders, military and VA healthcare staff including physicians and policymakers, public health and injury prevention professionals, occupational health and safety professionals, musculoskeletal injury and disease researchers, and veterans' health advocacy groups.     

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • The Burden of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Military

    Owens, Prof. Brett D., MD (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

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  • Traumatic Combat Injuries

    Schoenfeld, Andrew J., MD (et al.)

    Pages 11-23

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  • The Burden of Deployment-Related Non-battle Injuries (NBIs) and Their Impact on the Musculoskeletal System

    Cameron, Kenneth L., PhD, MPH, ATC

    Pages 25-41

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  • Sports and Exercise-Related Injuries in the Military

    Garrison, Michael, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS (et al.)

    Pages 43-60

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  • Musculoskeletal Injuries During Military Initial Entry Training

    Carow, Major Scott D., PT, DSc, OCS, SCS (et al.)

    Pages 61-87

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Buy this book

eBook 118,99 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-2983-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4939-4627-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Military
Editors
  • Kenneth L. Cameron
  • Brett D. Owens
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-2984-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-2984-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-2983-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4627-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 317
Number of Illustrations and Tables
39 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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