9781451667080

Any Given Monday Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches - Based on My Life in Sports Medicine

  • ISBN 13:

    9781451667080

  • ISBN 10:

    1451667086

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/08/2013
  • Publisher: Scribner

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Summary

One of the most renowned sports surgeons in the country uses his extensive experience with athletes across all sports for the prevention and treatment of sports injuriesespecially among young athletes. Every year, more than 3.5 million children under the age of fourteen require medical treatment for sports-related injuries. More than a fifth of traumatic brain injuries in children are a direct result of athletics. Now, Dr. James Andrewsa leading expert in sports medicineoffers this essential compendium of knowledge as a solution to curb these daunting statistics. Any Given Mondayis a guide for parents, coaches, athletes, and sports fans familiar with Dr. Andrews's work with some of the biggest names in sportsfrom Drew Brees and Jack Nicklaus, to both Manning brothers. Dr. Andrews's goal is that every athleteand those involved in an athlete's lifetake positive steps towards safety by preventing the injuries that can be prevented, and properly treating the ones that can't. Prescriptive and invaluable, this book is a tool for both maximizing talent and protecting the body for a lifetime of physical activity and health. It also emphasizes and promotes the importance of the American Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Society's "STOP Program" to prevent injuries in youth sports.

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