ERIC Number: ED261991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
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Arm Care. Relief and Prevention for Shoulder Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Bursitis and Wrist Sprain in Athletics and Other Activities.
Nirschl, Robert P.
The book provides a practical and meaningful treatment program for athletes involved in sports which injure the arm or shoulder to a high degree, such as tennis, baseball, swimming, raquetball, pole vaulting, javelin throwing, and weight training. The book's chapters present information on: (1) symptoms of injury; (2) the anatomy of injury; (3) athletic technique factors; (4) pain; (5) treatment of injury; (6) rehabilitative exercise; (7) warm up exercise; (8) flexibility exercise; (9) rehabilitative strength exercise; (10) return to sports after injury; (11) control of force loads; and (12) surgery. An addendum chapter outlines warm-up cool-down routines and practice schedules following injury. (CB)
Medical Sports, Inc., Publications Division, P.O. Box 7187, Arlington, VA 22207 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A