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copertina di Athletic Footwear and Orthotics in Sports Medicine

Athletic Footwear and Orthotics in Sports Medicine

di Werd - Knight - Leslie  • 2010  • dettagli prodotto

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This concise manual is for sports medicine specialists who want to effectively prescribe footwear and orthotics for the athlete. The book provides a logical approach designed to maximize performance and minimize injury. Introductory chapters address the fundamentals, including athletic foot types, basic biomechanics, and gait evaluation. The reader is then guided step-by-step through the assessment and prescription of shoes, inserts, and orthotics. Socks and lacing are addressed as well. The text is complete with coverage of new technologies and a wealth of sports-specific recommendations. Evidence-based medicine is incorporated where relevant to demonstrate the correlation between recommendations and outcomes. Referral and coding and billing are also noted. In addition, a full complement of photographs and drawings clearly illustrates key concepts. By presenting essential information in a convenient and easily accessible format, this book will prove to be invaluable for sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and other specialists when making footwear recommendations for athletes.


ISBN: 0387764151

Titolo: Athletic Footwear and Orthotics in Sports Medicine


Editore: Springer Verlag

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2010

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Pagine: 2585