Sports Neurology, Volume 158 (Handbook of Clinical Neurology)-Original PDF

Sports Neurology, Volume 158 (Handbook of Clinical Neurology)-Original PDF

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By Brian Hainline(Editor), Robert A. Stern PhD(Editor)

Size : 104.35 MB

Sports Neurology is designed to be a comprehensive overview of neurology within the context of sports medicine. This definitive text addresses the history of sports neurology, including its unique role within sports medicine, and provides a detailed assessment of central and peripheral nervous system injuries and illnesses in athletes. Sports Neurology is a critical companion for all sports medicine clinicians and for neurologists who manage athletes.

  • Provides an introduction and overview of concussion in sport, discussing the epidemiology, biomechanics and pathophysiology of concussion, as well as considerations for sideline evaluation and emergency room diagnosis and management
  • Explores the long-term consequences of concussion and repetitive head impacts and the relationship with neurodegeneration
  • Offers an overview of mild, moderate and severe brain injury classification; compares moderate and severe traumatic brain injury within the context of civilian, military and sports circumstances
  • Provides an overview of neuroepidemiology and the importance of obtaining meaningful sport-related neuroepidemiologic data that will ultimately provide the foundation for making data-driven decisions for central and peripheral nervous system injuries in sport

Product Details

  • Series: Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Book 158)
  • Hardcover: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier; 1 edition (January 2, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0444639543
  • ISBN-13: 978-0444639547