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Living with Sports Injuries
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Clifford D. Stark, D.O., with Elizabeth Shimer Bowers
  • From the Series: Teen's Guides
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  • ISBN-10: 1438130767
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3076-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $40.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 617
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 208

Summary

Each year, approximately 30 million students participate in organized sports in the United States, and an estimated 20 percent experience sports-related injuries. Sports injuries come in many forms, but they fall into two general categories: overuse injuries (caused by excessive stress on a muscle or bone) and acute injuries (caused by sudden trauma).

Living with Sports Injuries provides a comprehensive overview of the causes and types of sports injuries, treatment and prevention, and more. Providing a crash course in sports injuries, this new book examines head and neck, shoulder, elbow, and hip injuries, and much more. Written in clear, straightforward language, this user-friendly book includes case studies and dramatized, real-life examples to illustrate the everyday impact of living with sports injuries.

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