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By Elizabeth H Oakes

At the present time american citizens perform activities greater than ever sooner than, and with elevated task follows an elevated likelihood of harm. activities medication is for that reason now not appropriate simply to varsity athletes, but in addition mom and dad, beginner athletes, rest sportsmen, and getting older humans protecting a health regime in every single place. Orthopedic surgeons, nutritionists, actual therapists, activities psychologists, athletic running shoes, and workout physiologists are only the various numerous execs whose paintings with sufferers and consumers might move over into the sphere of activities medication. wish to hinder accidents or correctly deal with them once they ensue. The Encyclopedia of activities drugs provides greater than a hundred and fifty in-depth, A-to-Z entries that outline and clarify the various fields of specialization inside activities medication whereas delivering large insurance of the phrases suitable to every self-discipline. utilizing daily language, easy descriptions of assorted activities drugs phrases introduce the reader to many vital themes and supply an at-home reference which can complement and accompany the knowledge got from activities drugs pros. Entries on person activities aspect their commonest accidents and the way to avoid them. Appendixes provide extra assets and directories of correct agencies, in addition to detailing security advice by way of recreation, universal accidents by way of physique half or sector, nutrients details via activity, and 5 typically misdiagnosed activities accidents.

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