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Management of Track and Field Injuries
Management of Track and Field Injuries, edited by Gian Luigi Canata, Pieter D’Hooghe, Kenneth J. Hunt, Gino Kerkhoffs and Umile Giuseppe Longo offers a comprehensive guide to the prevention, management of injury, risk factor mitigation, and rehabilitation in track and field athletes. It serves as a valuable resource for the sports medicine community, including surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers.

In addition to addressing current management techniques for injuries, the book discusses various special considerations, e.g. biologics, the aging athlete, rehabilitation, nutrition, and gender. Published in collaboration with ISAKOS, this book offers an updated information authored by experts in the field, and a valuable contribution to the field of orthopedics and sports medicine.

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Table of contents of Management of Track and Field Injuries:
The Burden and Epidemiology of Injury in Track and Field
Sprinter Muscle. Anatomy and Biomechanics
Tendons and Jumping: Anatomy and Pathomechanics of Tendon Injuries
Ligament Function and Pathoanatomy of Injury and Healing
Anatomy and Function of Articular Cartilage
Bone Structure and Function in the Distance Runner
Diagnostic Imaging in Track and Field Athletes
Shoulder Instability in Track and Field Athletes
Rotator Cuff Injuries in Throwing Athletes
Elbow Injuries in Throwing Athletes
Wrist Injuries in Throwers
Hip Injuries
Acute and Long-Standing Groin Injuries
Femoral Neck Stress Fractures and Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head
Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome and Labral Injuries
Peritrochanteric Disorders in Athletes
Muscle Injuries
Acute and Chronic Hamstring Injuries
Regenerative Medicine (Biological) Therapies for Acute Muscle Injury
Compartment Syndrome and Shin Splints
Common Knee Injuries
Management of Track and Field: Knee Meniscal and Chondral Injuries
Patellofemoral Overuse Injuries and Anterior Knee Pain
Knee Ligament Injuries in Track and Field Athletes
Common Foot and Ankle Injuries
Achilles Tendon, Calf, and Peroneal Tendon Injuries
Bunions, Hallux Rigidus, Turf Toe, and Sesamoid Injury in the Track and Field Athlete
Ankle Sprains and Instability
Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle: An Evidence-Based Approach for Track and Field Athletes
Heel Spurs and Plantar Fasciitis in Runners
Nerve Injuries in the Foot and Ankle: Neuromas, Neuropathy, Entrapments, and Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Foot and Ankle Stress Fractures in Athletics
Injury Prevention in Track and Field
Management of Track and Field Injuries: Insights into Energy Availability in Athletes
The Aging Athlete: Influence of Age on Injury Risk and Rehabilitation
Growth and Development
Optimizing Training and Performance
Management of Track and Field Injuries: Rehabilitation and Return to Sport After Injury in Track and Field Athletes

About the editors of Management of Track and Field Injuries:
Gian Luigi Canata is Director of the Center of Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, a position he has held since 1995. In 1999 the Center became an ISAKOS Teaching Center. Since 1980 Dr. Canata has also been a Member of the Medical Commission of the Italian Track and Field Federation and Director of Medical Services and Member of the Board of Directors of CUS (Centro Universitario Sportivo), Turin. He is also a member of the ISAKOS Educational Committee and since 2010 has been a member of the EFOST Executive Board and General Secretary.

Pieter D’Hooghe is the Chief of Surgery at Aspetar Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Weill Cornell University. He holds Master’s in Sports Medicine and Tropical Medicine, and an MBA in Sports Management.

As Past Chairman of the ISAKOS’ Leg, Ankle and Foot Committee, he leads an international panel of experts in the field and is academically involved in orthopedic research and education and delivers lectures worldwide. He is an orthopedic consultant for several elite Champions League Football teams in Europe.

Kenneth J. Hunt is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Quality and Outcomes at The University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is the Director of the UC Health Foot and Ankle Center, Chief of the Foot and Ankle service, and Director of the UC Denver/Steadman Hawkins Foot and Ankle Fellowship. Dr. Hunt is team physician for the University of Colorado Athletics and for the Denver Nuggets. His clinical practice focuses on sports injuries to the foot and ankle and correction of foot and ankle arthritis and deformities. Dr. Hunt is the chair of the ISAKOS Leg, Ankle Foot Committee.

Gino Kerkhoffs is Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Academic Medical Center. He is the founder and Chair of the Academic Center for Evidence based Sports medicine (ACES) and founder and Co-chair of the Amsterdam Collaboration for Health and Safety in Sports (ACHSS), an official IOC Research Center. He is the current past-President of the Dutch Arthroscopy Association (NVA) and was the scientific chairman of the ESSKA congress 2018 in Glasgow.

Umile Giuseppe Longo is an Associate Professor and Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome (Italy). He is member of the editorial board of several journals in the field of sports medicine and orthopedics, and Section Editor for Orthopaedics and Biomechanics of the journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. He has been the recipient of several prestigious national and international awards. His research interests include shoulder traumatology and replacement.

Book Details:
Title: Management of Track and Field Injuries
Editor: Gian Luigi Canata, Pieter D’Hooghe, Kenneth J. Hunt, Gino Kerkhoffs and Umile Giuseppe Longo
Publisher: ‎ Springer
Published: 2022
Language: ‎ English
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 386
ISBN-10: ‎ 303060215X
ISBN-13: ‎ 978-3030602154

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