Injury Recognition and Prevention: Lower and Upper Extremity
Injury Recognition and Prevention: Lower & Upper Extremity covers the most common musculoskeletal injuries of the arms, legs and spine. The text is designed to be a reference tool for students and professionals that work with athletes or a physically active population. Each chapter covers a specific anatomical joint area and includes: a brief review of musculoskeletal anatomy, common injury etiology, signs and symptoms for easy recognition, and the most commonly prescribed treatment or rehabilitation plan. Also discussed are preventative measures to avoid sustaining these common injuries. The first unit of the text discusses lower extremity injuries while the second unit of the text discusses upper extremity injuries.
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