The Shoulder and the Overhead Athlete

The Shoulder and the Overhead Athlete

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Written by a renowned multidisciplinary team of expert shoulder surgeons, athletic trainers, and physical therapists, this winning reference delivers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of shoulder injuries in throwing and other overhead athletes. Included is critical information on shoulder anatomy and biomechanics, clinical examination, imaging, resistance training and core strengthening, and specific exercises for the overhead shoulder... plus state-of-the-art techniques for treatment and rehabilitation of each type of injury, including a separate section for pediatric overhead athletes. All physicians, coaches, trainers, strength and conditioning specialists, and therapists who care for overhead athletes at all levels of participation are sure to find this an indispensable resource. Book jacket.Our understanding of the rehabilitation and injury prevention aspect of shoulder problems in the overhead athlete has dramatically improved. ... With the development of arthroscopic surgery, we can now fix SLAP lesions, debride internal impingement lesions, and ... shoulder problems in particular relate to the overhead nature of such sports as baseball, tennis, swimming, volleyball, and javelin throwing.

Title:The Shoulder and the Overhead Athlete
Author:Sumant G. Krishnan, Richard J. Hawkins, Russell F. Warren
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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