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Description - Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine by Peter Brukner

Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine is the bible of sports medicine. The text explores all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity such as the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants. Each chapter has been comprehensively reviewed and updated and there are 12 new chapters which cover topics such as military medicine, prevention of sudden cardiac death and the integration of evidence into clinical practice. The contributing authors are renowned experts in their field and are based all around the world. The fourth edition is enhanced by a new companion website featuring Clinical Sports Medicine Masterclasses Online. Readers will gain access to this secure site via a pincode included with the book. The site will include video clips of clinical examinations, interviews with leading experts and will be updated regularly.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780070998131
ISBN-10: 0070998132
Format: Hardback
(97mm x 73mm x 22mm)
Pages: 1268
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Medical
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Book Review: Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine by Peter Brukner - Reviewed by (06 Jan 2017)

This book was prescribed as part of my physiotherapy degree. It is the physiotherapy equivalent of the Bible (as my lecturers would say) and I am so glad I purchased it. The large range of topics covered is very helpful and makes it a one-stop-shop for musculoskeletal injuries. It's strength lies with differential diagnoses and thorough explanation and information on the presenting signs and symptoms and mechanisms of injury. The sections on management and treatment of injuries are always brief and sometimes non-specific, and should be taken as a starting point for further research rather than a comprehensive review of management options for injuries. I would highly recommend this book for physiotherapy students, and for physiotherapists (who may or may not already own a copy of an older edition).


Author Biography - Peter Brukner

Peter Brukner OAM, MBBS, DRCOG, FACSP, FASMF, FACSM Peter Brukner is a sports physician and Associate Professor in Sports Medicine at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the founding partner of the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, a past president of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, and an Olympic team physician. Peter is currently the Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at the Liverpool Football Club in the UK. Karim Khan BMedSci, MD, PhD, FACSP, FSMA, DipSportMed, FACSM Karim Khan is Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice and School of Human Kinetics, and Associate Member, Departments of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He combines an active clinical sports medicine practice with a prolific research program related to tendinopathies, bone health, and exercise prescription for health.

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