Item description for The Sports Medicine Bible for Young Athletes by Lyle J. Micheli & Mark Jenkins...
Of the thousands of children's sports injuries that take place each year, many could be prevented through a proper understanding of conditioning and fitness. In one volume, The Sports Medicine Bible for Young Athletes contains everything you need to know about how to prevent or respond to every kind of children's sports injury. This comprehensive guide addresses:
--Children's fitness levels --Nutrition for the young athlete --Special considerations for young female athletes --Guidelines for young athletes with chronic medical conditions (e.g., asthma)
Much of the book is devoted to the treatment of various injuries, from foot and heel to head and neck injuries. In addition, you will receive hands-on advice on the specific risks and dangers of each sport, from basketball and baseball to soccer and football. Whether your child is a seasoned athlete or simply enjoys playing sports, this is a must-have reference book.
"I urge anyone who has an interest in children's sports to make room for The Sports Medicine Bible for Young Athletes on their bookshelves."-T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.
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Studio: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 8.02" Height: 0.73" Weight: 1.44 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2001
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN 1570717109 ISBN13 9781570717109
Availability 0 units.
More About Lyle J. Micheli & Mark Jenkins
Lyle J. Micheli, M.D., former president of the American College of Sports Medicine, is director of sports medicine at Children's Hospital in Boston and associate clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as orthopedist for the Boston Ballet and the American Rugby Association. Mark Jenkins has written articles on sports for The Atlantic Monthly, The Wall Street Journal, and American Heritage.
Lyle J. Micheli currently resides in the state of Massachusetts. Lyle J. Micheli was born in 1940 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Director Division of Sports Medicine, Associate in Surgery, Department.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Sports Medicine Bible for Young Athletes?
Very Well Written Dec 7, 2007
This book is very well done. Very informative, useful information. I recommend this to anyone who has a youth involved with sports. Young athletes, parents and coaches should take the time to read this book. Dr. Micheli's insight and knowledge is very very valuable to youth sports. A great deal can be gained from reading this book.