Case Studies in Sport Science and Medicine

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Author: Andrew Michael Lane,Gregory P. Whyte,Richard J. Godfrey,Mike Loosemore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781499146943

Category: Science

Page: 172

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Applied Sport Science and Medicine has become an integral part of the high-performance environment in recent years despite the relative youth of the discipline. Early work in sport science and sports medicine attempted to adopt approaches employed in the more general and established disciplines of science and medicine. There is a growing recognition that a multidisciplinary support team should act in an interdisciplinary manner to optimise their impact on health and performance. Athletes require information to be given in a user-friendly way and will tend to see issues in a holistic way, raising questions such as “what does this mean to me?” and “is my training going to produce the results when I want it to?”. Although the terms multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary have become part of normal parlance in the support environment, very few teams provide a truly interdisciplinary approach. This is not criticism of professionals or an excessively bold claim but recognition of the fact that sport and exercise science and medicine has placed emphasis in its research and practice on developing subject-specific experts, such as sport psychologists, physiologists, and so on. Furthermore, the rapid expansion of multi-disciplinary support teams over the past 2 decades, combined with an ever increasing specialisation of individual sport science and medicine disciplines has resulted in confusion for practitioners regarding how best to work closely with their fellow support team members to optimise practice. In recognition of the need for a bespoke, individual tailored approach, this book examines examples of support from a case study perspective across the broad range of sport science and medicine disciplines written by recognised world leaders. This book provides 29 case studies covering physiology, psychology, biomechanics, motor control and performance analysis, nutrition, strength and conditioning and sports medicine. Each case study is presented in a structured format providing a vignette of the case with key information including the challenges faced. The vignette is followed by a contemporary review of the key literature in the field informing the decision-making process involved in the case study and related differential diagnoses and interventions. The case study is concluded by presenting the intervention and outcome. Each case study is followed by a commentary from another world leader drawing out salient points, expanding the discussion and giving personal insight. We divided the book into three sections. 1. The Reactive Model: Providing solutions for pre-existing problems2. The Predictive Model: Providing solutions for events that are predicted to occur3. The Proactive Model: Providing on-going support and developing interdisciplinary teamsThe book has been written by world-leading practitioners. The four editors have an accumulated experience of over 100 years in applied sport science and medicine and have been discussing the idea of producing a book that highlights the importance of an individualized, case-by-case approach to optimizing health and performance of athletes. The plan was to gain insight into best practice and provide information on elite athlete support from those with first-hand experience, and so we contacted the world's leading practitioners and researchers in sport science and medicine to see if they would like to contribute a chapter or comment on a chapter. Practitioners, athletes, students and anyone interested in sport should find the content of these case studies relevant and useful; they are diverse and capture the range of issues consultants face. Overall, Case Studies in Sport Science and Medicine offers a unique and valuable collection of case studies in a wide range of sport science and medicine disciplines written by world leaders in the field of high-performance sport for those working in the field of sports science and medicine.

Human Factors Methods and Sports Science

A Practical Guide

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Author: Paul Salmon,Neville Anthony Stanton,Adam Gibbon,Daniel Jenkins,Guy H. Walker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420072181

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 378

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During the course of any sporting event, critical cognitive and physical tasks are performed within a dynamic, complex, collaborative system comprising multiple humans and artifacts, under pressurized, complex, and rapidly changing conditions. Highly skilled, well-trained individuals walk a fine line between task success and failure, with only slightly inadequate task execution leading to the latter. Promoting cross-disciplinary interaction between the human factors and sports science disciplines, Human Factors Methods and Sports Science: A Practical Guide provides practical guidance on a range of methods for describing, representing, and evaluating human, team, and system performance in sports domains. Traditionally, the application of human factors and ergonomics methods in sports has focused on the biomechanical, physiological, environmental, and equipment-related aspects of sports performance. However, various human factors methods, applied historically in the complex safety critical domains, are suited to describing and understanding sports performance. This book delineates the similarities in the concepts requiring investigation within sports and the more typical human factors domains. The book’s focus on cognitive and social human factors methods rather than mainly on the application of physiological ergonomics approaches sets it apart from other books in either field. It covers eight categories of human factor methods: data collection, task analysis, cognitive task analysis, human error identification, situation awareness measurement, workload measurement, team performance assessment, and interface evaluation methods. Constructed so that each chapter can be read non-linearly and independently from one another, the book provides an introduction and overview to each Human Factors topic area, and of each method discussed, along with practical guidance on how to apply them. It also includes detailed descriptions of the different methods, example applications, and theoretical rationale. This allows the concepts to be easily found and digested, and the appropriate method to be easily selected and applied.

Counseling in Sports Medicine

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Author: Richard Ray,Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal

Publisher: Human Kinetics 1

ISBN: 9780880115278

Category: Medical

Page: 361

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Sports medicine professionals are trained to be keenly aware of an athlete's physical state. But what of the athlete's emotional needs? Counseling in Sports Medicineidentifies the special psychological needs of athletes and demonstrates the important role sports medicine professionals play in counseling. The book will help you empower athletes to cope with many psychological issues, including the impact of injury, and will enable you to use appropriate psychosocial interventions. Build your interaction and communication skills while you learn to equip yourself to conduct effective assessment interviews. Counseling in Sports Medicineoffers -counseling concepts and how and when to apply them; -specific case studies, with an extensive glossary and chapter objectives that make the theoretical concepts tangible; -practical recommendations on how to improve counseling skills; -chapters on counseling athletes with specific problems such as substance abuse, eating disorders, stress and anxiety, and catastrophic injury and illness; -examples of situations that warrant a referral to other health professionals; and -documentation issues and ethical considerations. Recognized sports medicine authority Richard Ray joins co-editor Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal and 20 contributors to offer wide-ranging practical applications drawn from years of hands-on experience and research in athletic training and sport psychology. Helping athletes thrive isn't simply a matter of addressing their physical needs. This handy reference recognizes the importance of athletes' psychological needs and enables you to help them to a healthy outlook.

Case Studies in Physiology and Nutrition

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Author: Lynne Berdanier,Carolyn D. Berdanier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439882444

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Today’s knowledge of human health demands a multidisciplinary understanding of medically related sciences, and Case Studies in the Physiology of Nutrition answers the call. Dedicated to the integration of nutrition science with physiology, this text cohesively incorporates descriptions of human problems in order to stimulate students’ critical thinking about how the body integrates various physiological factors to maintain homeostasis. Contains Key Points, Vocabulary Exercises, and Critical Thinking Problems This textbook uses short story-type case studies about fictional individuals who have health problems in order to address a range of issues in an approachable manner. The studies vary in difficulty, with some being straightforward with very simple answers, while others require in-depth thinking and literature research to solve. Each study presents patient background, symptoms, clinical finding, and questions to ponder. Upon qualifying course adoption, this book also includes a valuable instructor’s manual, which provides solutions to exercises, problem analysis, and resolution to each case study. This ready-to-implement resource addresses: Homeostasis Obesity and malnutrition Anemia and diabetes Nutrient–gene expression Immune system Food safety Aging and nutrition Muscle and bone studies Case Studies in the Physiology of Nutrition provides an understanding of nutritional components by defining biochemical, mechanical, and physical functions. Its unique approach will aid students in relating functionality to system failure as well as understanding the role of environment in health and nutrition.

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Sport Psychology

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Author: Britton W. Brewer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444303667

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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This volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series presents a concise summary of the science and practice of psychology in the context of sport. Psychological aspects central to sport performance such as motivation, cognition, stress, confidence, and mental preparation are examined and interventions designed to enhance individual and team performance are reviewed. Reflecting the breadth of the field, issues such as sport injury prevention and rehabilitation, athlete psychopathology, child and adolescent development, sport career termination, and the practice of sport psychology are also addressed. Published under the auspices of the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, Sport Psychology shows howthe performance and the overall well-being of athletes can be improved by highlighting research findings and their practical application. With contributions from internationally renowned experts and useful case studies in each chapter, this handbook is an essential resource for medical doctors who serve athletes and sports teams and an invaluable reference for all students of sport psychology.

Recovery for Performance in Sport

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Author: Christophe Hausswirth,Iñigo Mujika

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450434347

Category: Medical

Page: 281

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"Recovery for Performance in Sport "encompasses the latest scientific research in the study of recovery and draws from the experience of applied sport scientists working with elite athletes in leading performance and recovery centers around the globe.

Single-Case Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Author: Jamie Barker,Paul McCarthy,Marc Jones,Aidan Moran

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135189366

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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What is single-case research? How can single-case methods be used within sport and exercise? Single-case research is a powerful method for examining change in outcome variables such as behaviour, performance and psychological constructs, and for assessing the efficacy of interventions. It has innumerable uses within the context of sport and exercise science, such as in the development of more effective performance techniques for athletes and sportspeople and in helping us to better understand exercise behaviours in clinical populations. However, the fundamental principles and techniques of single-case research have not always been clearly understood by students and researchers working in these fields. Single-Case Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Psychology is the first book to fully explain single-case research in the context of sport and exercise. Starting with first principles, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the single-case research process, from study design to data analysis and presentation. Including case studies and examples from across sport and exercise psychology, the book provides practical guidance for students and researchers and demonstrates the advantages and common pitfalls of single-case research for anybody working in applied or behavioural science in a sport or exercise setting.

Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine

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Author: Lorin Cartwright,Rene Revis Shingles

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736072284

Category: Medical

Page: 322

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"Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine" provides comprehensive information regarding the cultural attitudes, beliefs, and expectations that health care professionals may encounter in working with athletes and how to modify their professional behavior accordingly.

Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

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Author: Neil Armstrong,Willem van Mechelen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199232482

Category: Medical

Page: 650

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On publication the first edition of Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine became the definitive text in the rapidly emerging discipline of paediatric exercise (including sport) science and medicine. Since the publication of the first edition, sport and exercise science and medicine has grown into one of the UK's major undergraduate subjects with 1,930 'sport' courses being offered at 151 institutions and UCAS receiving over 35,000 applications in 2005. Thishuge growth in undergraduate courses is now being reflected by an increase in taught masters programmes, research students, postdoctoral researchers, and university lecturers which, together with final year undergraduates, are the primary market for this text. The book is also aimed at the increasingnumber of human biology/physiology students and researchers, sports medicine physicians and students, paediatricians, paramedics, clinicians dealing with young athletes and advanced youth coaches. International interest in the children and exercise is reflected by a dramatic 123% increase in published research papers in the 10 years to 2007 compared with the 10 years to 2000 when the first edition was published (i.e. 4,377 compared with1,959).The first edition of Paediatric ExerciseScience and Medicine received excellent international reviews and was welcomed by reviewers as a coherent and comprehensive volume which offered 'state of the art' coverage of the topic. However, this material is now almost 10 years old and in a rapidly developing field requires updating andrefreshing. The second edition has retained the successful format of the first edition but has extended coverage to address recent research and new experimental techniques and methodologies which have provided further insights into understanding the exercising child. 'New' researchers who have become leaders in their field since the publication of the first edition have joined members of the original team of expert contributors who are still recognised as active leaders in their field toproduce a new edition which will be immediately recognised as the premier text covering children, sport and exercise.

Medical Terminology with Case Studies in Sports Medicine

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Author: Katie Walsh Flanagan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781630912994

Category:

Page: 520

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"Medical Terminology With Case Studies in Sports Medicine, Second Edition is a fun, easy-to-read resource written specifically for allied health students. The text provides interesting facts in an easy-to-remember format with the help of two companions, a pirate skeleton named Skully and his trusty pirate dog, Bean. Dr. Katie Walsh Flanagan presents the Second Edition in three main sections to help facilitate learning in a simple, non-intimidating way. Section I is an introduction to medical terminology and contains principles of word building, body organization, medical abbreviations and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Section II is organized by each body system which is presented as an island (for example, the cardiovascular system is represented as Cardio Island). Skully and Bean bring the common prefixes and suffixes with them as they add the unique terms of each body system and create new words related to the chapter. Section III contains appendices for specialized areas that students may be interested in exploring, but are not contained in-depth in any chapter. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Pick up Medical Terminology With Case Studies in Sports Medicine, Second Edition and join Skully and Bean as they travel from island to island (body system to body system) in this easy-to-read, colorful, invaluable, and fun resource for all allied health students"--Provided by publisher.

Fatigue in Sport and Exercise

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Author: Shaun Phillips

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317805747

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Fatigue is an important concern for all athletes, sportspeople and coaches, and in clinical exercise science. There remains considerable debate about the definition of fatigue, what causes it, what its impact is during different forms of exercise, and what the best methods are to combat fatigue and improve performance. This is the first student-focused book to survey the contemporary research evidence into exercise-induced fatigue and to discuss how knowledge of fatigue can be applied in sport and exercise contexts. The book examines the different ‘types’ of fatigue and the difficulties of identifying which types are prevalent during different types of exercise, including a discussion of the most important methods for measuring fatigue. It introduces the fundamental science of fatigue, focussing predominantly on covering physiological aspects, and explores key topics in detail, such as energy depletion, lactic acid, dehydration, electrolytes and minerals, and the perception of fatigue. Every chapter includes real case studies from sport and exercise, as well as useful features to aid learning and understanding, such as definitions of key terms, guides to further reading, discussion questions, and principles for training and applied practice. Fatigue in Sport and Exercise is an invaluable companion for any degree-level course in sport and exercise physiology, fitness and training, or strength and conditioning.

Global Case Studies in Maternal and Child Health

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Author: Ruth C. White

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763781533

Category: Medical

Page: 335

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Maternal and Child Health (MCH) continues to be one of the most important fields of study for improving the health of populations across the globe. Two the 10 Millennium Development Goals strive specifically to improve maternal and child health, and several others, such as gender equality and HIV/AIDS, are critical aspects of Maternal and Child Health. Written for students in public health, medical, and allied health professions, Global Case Studies in Maternal and Child Health brings to life theoretical and conceptual ideas discussed in primary texts, through the analysis of lived stories of maternal and child health programs around the world. Using structured case studies of community-based programs in maternal and child health from around the world, students will be presented with real-life ethical, practical and theoretical challenges that will develop critical and analytical thinking skills and also provide them with practice models that they can use in their future or present work.

Creating Romanticism

Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s

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Author: S. Ruston

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137264292

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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This book argues that the term 'Romanticism' should be more culturally-inclusive, recognizing the importance of scientific and medical ideas that helped shape some of the key concepts of the period, such as natural rights, the creative imagination and the sublime.

Sports Cardiology Essentials

Evaluation, Management and Case Studies

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Author: Christine E. Lawless

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387927756

Category: Medical

Page: 465

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This book presents an invaluable symptoms-based approach to sports cardiology for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and cardiologists. Edited by an authority in the field, the text offers sought-after insight on the cardiac health of athletes. Case studies are featured throughout to further understanding and the integration of concepts into daily practice. With contributions by both sports medicine physicians and cardiologists, this timely book bridges the gap between disciplines and is an unparalleled resource for those looking to effectively manage the cardiac health of active patients.

Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport

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Author: Timothy R. Ackland,Bruce Elliott,John Bloomfield

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736063388

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport, Second Edition, offers a variety of information for coaches and sport scientists that can be integrated and applied to the elements of body structure, body composition, assessment, physiology, and biomechanics.

Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

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Author: Jie Kang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134882513

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 508

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The second edition of Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science underpinning physiological and metabolic processes. Informed by the latest research in this fast-moving discipline, the book includes brand-new sections on, amongst others: • Cellular structure for metabolism • Alcohol and metabolism • Uncoupling protein and thermogenesis • Dietary guidelines from around the world • Nutrient timing • Protein synthesis and muscle hypertrophy • Protein supplementation • Ergogenic effects of selected stimulants • Nutritional considerations for special populations • Dehydration and exercise performance Each chapter includes updated pedagogical features, including definitions of key terms, chapter summaries, case studies, review questions and suggested readings. A revised and expanded companion website offers additional teaching and learning features, such as PowerPoint slides, multiple-choice question banks and web links. No book goes further in explaining how nutrients function within our biological system, helping students to develop a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms and offering the best grounding in applying knowledge to practice in both improving athletic performance and preventing disease. As such, Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health is essential reading for all students of sport and exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, strength and conditioning, nutrition or health sciences.

Case Studies in Health Information Management

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Author: Patricia Schnering,Nanette B. Sayles,Charlotte McCuen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514535

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Get more out of your lessons with CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition! More than a collection of fascinating case scenarios, this versatile worktext helps you apply theories to practices in the modern healthcare environment. Case topics cover everything from data management and security to compliance and statistics, while a handy correlation grid highlights the latest RHIA and RHIT domains and competencies to help you prepare for certification exams. The prefect companion for any HIM textbook or simply a reliable desk reference, CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition offers realistic forms and spreadsheets to develop your skills, deepen your understanding of the HIM role, and lay the groundwork for your professional success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pediatric Exercise Medicine

From Physiologic Principles to Health Care Application

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Author: Oded Bar-Or,Thomas W. Rowland

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780880115971

Category: Medical

Page: 501

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Pediatric Exercise Medicine: From Physiologic Principles to Healthcare Application draws from the most current research activity in the area to examine physical activity as a prerequisite to the good health and physical performance of children. The book also considers the effects of lack of exercise on children and the relevance of exercise to clinical pediatrics for children with chronic diseases. While Pediatric Exercise Medicine: From Physiologic Principles to Healthcare Application emphasizes clinically related issues, it provides comprehensive coverage of the child-exercise-health triad of importance to all professionals serving young people. The text identifies current research in the area of pediatric exercise. It also helps the reader to compare the exercise responses of healthy children to the responses of children with clinical impairments. In turn, readers will recognize the factors that can influence children's activity behavior, trainability, and performance. The book contains three chapters related to the normal physiological and perceptual exercise responses of the healthy child. The next nine chapters consider the effects of exercise on children with clinical impairments, including asthma, diabetes, cerebral palsy, and obesity. A special feature is the coverage of children's trainability and the factors that can influence performance. The information, including environmental stressors on children, will be of interest to scholars and students as well as to coaches working in this area. The book also has these features: -Extensive graphic interpretation of the data--more than 250 illustrations -Helpful reference tables -Six appendixes on normative data, methods, energy-equivalent tables for different activities, scaling for body size, and a glossary of terms. In Pediatric Exercise Medicine: From Physiologic Principles to Healthcare Application, you'll find content you can apply in your daily work as a therapist, exercise scientist, physician, or other professional. You'll also find evidence-based rationale for the need for physical activity as a preventive measure and treatment of disease in children.