ACSM's Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review
ACSM's Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review ACSM's Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review

ACSM's Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review

Publication Date: September 10, 2012
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451104257
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The field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace.

 Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination—with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you’ll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty.

 Look inside and explore…

• Seven convenient sections address general considerations, evaluation of the injured athlete, medical problems, musculoskeletal problems, principles of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and special populations.

• Comprehensive coverage includes all topic areas featured on sports medicine subspecialty board exams.

• Easy-access bulleted format makes essential facts simple to locate and recall.

• Tables, figures, and algorithms make complex ideas easy to grasp and retain.


• An online companion resource includes nearly 1,000 board-style practice questions with rationale for correct and incorrect responses—a great way to test your knowledge and improve your exam performance!

--NEW 1000 board review questions added on as an on-line adjunct
--NEW All sections to be updated
--NEW Athletic Trainer added as an Editor
--NEW More illustrations
--NEW Second color added
--Covers all the areas on the boards
--Easy to access bulleted format
Francis G O'Connor MD
Uniformed Services Medical School Director, Sports Medicine Fellowhip Program Department of Family Medicine, Bethesda, MD

ISBN/ISSN: 9781451104257
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 928
Pub Date: September 10, 2012
Weight: 4.75

S E C T I O N i

General Considerations in Sports Medicine


1 The Team Physician

Anthony I. Beutler and John H. Wilckens


2 Ethical Considerations in Sports Medicine

Ralph G. Oriscello and Christopher E. Jonas


3 Legal Issues in Sports Medicine

Aaron Rubin


4 Orthopedic Sports Medicine Terminology

Scott A. Magnes, Vanessa Lalley, and Francis G. O’Connor


5 Basics in Exercise Physiology

Patricia A. Deuster and Selasi Attipoe


6 Articular Cartilage Injury

Aman Dhawan, Vasili Karas, and Brian J. Cole


7 Bone Injury and Fracture Healing

Connor R. LaRose and Carlos A. Guanche

8 Nerve Injury

Sarah A. Eby, Jeffrey G. Jenkins, and Eric J. Buchner


9 Muscle and Tendon Injury and Repair

Luis P. Carrilero, Mark Hamming, Bradley J. Nelson, and Dean C. Taylor


10 Basic Principles of Exercise Training and Conditioning

Kevin R. Vincent, Heather K. Vincent, and Craig K. Seto


11 Basics in Sports Nutrition

Patricia A. Deuster, Stacey A. Zeno, and Selasi Attipoe


12 Exercise Prescription

Dan Burnett and Mark B. Stephens


13 Playing Surface and Protective Equipment

Jeffrey G. Jenkins and C. Joel Hess


14 Field-Side Emergencies

Jeffery A. May, Loren A. Crown, and Michael C. Gaertner


15 Mass Participation Events

Scott W. Pyne


16 Catastrophic Sports Injuries

Barry P. Boden


17 The Preparticipation Physical Examination

Robert E. Sallis and Christopher C. Bell


S E C T I O N ii

Evaluation of the Injured Athlete


18 Diagnostic Imaging

Leanne L. Seeger and Kambiz Motamedi


19 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Sean W. Mulvaney and Sean N. Martin


20 Electrodiagnostic Testing

Venu Akuthota and Jason Friedrich


21 Exercise Testing

Russell D. White and George D. Harris


22 Gait Analysis

Timothy L. Switaj, Brian R. Hoke, and Francis G. O’Connor


23 Compartment Syndrome Testing

John E. Glorioso and John H. Wilckens


24 Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction Testing

Meghan F. Raleigh and Fred H. Brennan, Jr


25 Drug Testing

Aaron Rubin


26 Neuropsychological Testing in Concussion

Andrea Pana



S E C T I O N iii

Medical Problems in the Athlete


27 Cardiovascular Considerations

Marc Childress, Jonathan A. Drezner, Ralph G. Oriscello, and Francis G. O’Connor


28 Dermatology

Mark D. Jeffords and Kenneth B. Batts


29 Genitourinary

Sean N. Martin and Michael W. Johnson


30 Ophthalmology

Ronica Martinez


31 Otorhinolaryngology

Charles W. Webb and C. Thayer White


32 Dental Injuries

Nathan P. Falk and Elizabeth M. O’Connor


33 Infectious Disease and the Athlete

Mark D. Harris and Thomas M. Howard


34 Endocrinology and Sports

J. Andrew McMahon and William W. Dexter


35 Hematology in the Athlete

William B. Adams


36 Neurology 236

Joel Shaw


37 Gastroenterology

David L. Brown, Chris G. Pappas, Courtney A. Dawley


38 Pulmonary

Carrie A. Jaworski


39 Allergic Diseases in Athletes


David L. Brown, Nathan P. Falk, and Linda L. Brown


40 Overtraining Syndrome

Elizabeth Gannon and Thomas M. Howard


41 Exercise and Chronic Disease

Karl B. Fields, Wes Bailey, Kenneth P. Barnes, Catherine R. Rainbow, and Shane Hudnall


42 Environmental Injuries: Hypothermia, Frostbite, Heat Illness, and Altitude Illness

Brian V. Reamy



S E C T I O N iv

Musculoskeletal Problems in the Athlete


43 Head Injuries

Carlos M. Alvarado and Dennis A. Cardone


44 Cervical Spine

Gerard A. Malanga, Garrett S. Hyman, Jay E. Bowen, and Ricardo J. Vasquez-Duarte


45 Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Reginald S. Fayssoux


46 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Upper Extremity

Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller


47 Shoulder Instability

Thomas M. DeBerardino and Robert A. Arciero


48 Rotator Cuff Pathology

Patrick St. Pierre


49 Sternoclavicular, Clavicular, and Acromioclavicular Injuries

Nicholas A. Bontempo and Augustus D. Mazzocca


50 Shoulder Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Tears and Biceps Tears

Jeffrey S. Abrams


51 The Throwing Shoulder

James P. Sostak, II and Carlos A. Guanche


52 Elbow Instability

Scott P. Steinmann


53 Elbow Articular Lesions and Fractures

Edward S. Ashman


54 Elbow Tendinosis

Patrick St. Pierre and Robert P. Nirschl


55 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Wrist and Hand

D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra


56 Wrist and Hand Fractures

D. Nicole Deal and A. Bobby Chhabra


57 Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment

Margarete DiBenedetto and Robert Giering


58 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Lower Extremity

Courtney T. Tripp and John F. Feller


59 Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Injuries

Matthew Diltz


60 Knee Meniscal Injuries

John P. Goldblatt, John C. Richmond, Dipak B. Ramkumar, and Anthony S. Albert


61 Knee Instability

Matthew C. Bessette, Frank Winston Gwathmey, Jr, and Mark Miller


62 The Patellofemoral Joint

Robert J. Nascimento and Anthony A. Schepsis


63 Soft Tissue Knee Injuries (Tendon and Bursae)

Bryan J. Whitfield and John J. Klimkiewicz


64 Ankle Instability

R. Todd Hockenbury


65 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

Keith Lynn Jackson, II and Brian E. Abell


66 Foot and Ankle Fractures

Brian E. Abell and J. Richard Lee Evanson


67 Lower Extremity Stress Fractures

Michael Fredericson and Julia Arroyo


68 Lower Extremity Nerve Entrapments

Evan Peck and Jay Smith



S E C T I O N v

Principles of Rehabilitation


69 Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine

Sarah A. Eby and Alan P. Alfano


70 Core Strengthening

Joel Press


71 Medications and Ergogenic Aids

Scott Flinn and Andrew J. McMarlin


72 Prolotherapy

Keith A. Scorza and Manik Singh


73 Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and Autologous Blood

Kimberly G. Harmon and Jonathan A. Drezner


74 Common Injections in Sports Medicine: General Principles and Specific Techniques

Christopher J. Lutrzykowski, Francis G. O’Connor, and Thad J. Barkdull


75 Footwear and Orthotics

Jay Dicharry and Eric M. Magrum


76 Taping in Sports Medicine

Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole


77 Bracing in Sports Medicine

Jessica M. Poole, Casey Hulsey, and RM Barney Poole


78 Casting and Splinting

Jennifer M. Garrison and Chad A. Asplund


79 Psychological Considerations in Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport

Jeffrey L. Goodie and Nicole L. Frazer


80 Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Anthony I. Beutler, David K. Gordon, and Wayne B. Jonas


81 Special Considerations for Postoperative Athletes

Eric W. Carson



S E C T I O N vi

Sports-Specific Considerations


82 Baseball

Catherine N. Laible, Dennis A. Cardone, and Eric J. Strauss


83 Basketball

Michael Needham and Chad A. Asplund


84 Boxing: Medical Considerations

Kevin deWeber


85 Mixed Martial Arts: Ringside Safety

Anthony G. Alessi and Michael B. Schwartz


86 Crew

Andrew D. Perron


87 Cross-Country Ski Injuries

Janus D. Butcher


88 Bicycling Injuries

Chad A. Asplund


89 Dance and Performing Arts Medicine

Devin P. McFadden


90 Dive Medicine

James H. Lynch


91 Figure Skating

Roger J. Kruse and Jennifer Burke


92 Football

John M. MacKnight


93 Golfing Injuries

Benjamin J. Ingram and Gregory G. Dammann


94 Gymnastics

John P. DiFiori and Dennis J. Caine


95 Ice Hockey Injuries

Peter H. Seidenberg


96 Climbing Injuries, Treatment and Injury Prevention

Katrina D. Warme and Winston J. Warme


97 Lacrosse

Thad J. Barkdull


98 Rugby Injuries

Peter H. Seidenberg and Rochelle M. Nolte


99 Running

Robert Wilder and Francis G. O’Connor


100 Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding

Devin P. McFadden


101 Rodeo Injuries

Craig R. Denegar and Richard M. Blyn


102 Soccer

Nicholas A. Piantanida


103 Softball Injuries

Lindsay J. DiStefano and Jeffrey M. Anderson


104 Surfing

C. Joel Hess and Paul T. Diamond


105 Swimming

Nancy E. Rolnik


106 Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Tennis Player

Marc R. Safran and Geoff Abrams


107 Triathlon

Shawn F. Kane and Fred H. Brennan, Jr


108 Volleyball

Emily A. Darr


109 Water Polo Injuries

Dean M. Brewer, Richard P. Eide, III, and Michelle E. Szczepanik


110 Weightlifting

Joseph M. Hart, Christopher D. Ingersoll, and Christopher M. Kuenze


111 Wheelchair Sports

Arthur Jason De Luigi, Kevin F. Fitzpatrick, and Paul F. Pasquina


112 Wrestling

Michael G. Bowers and Thomas M. Howard



S E C T I O N vii

Special Populations


113 The Pediatric Athlete

Andrew J. McMarlin, Amanda Weiss Kelly, and Terry Adirim


114 The Geriatric Athlete

Brian K. Unwin


115 The Female Athlete

Courtney A. Dawley and Rochelle M. Nolte


116 The Athlete with Intellectual Disabilities

James H. Lynch


117 The Disabled Athlete

Kevin F. Fitzpatrick and Paul F. Pasquina


118 The Athlete with a Total Joint Replacement

Robert W. Engelen and Jennifer L. Reed


119 The Athlete with Cancer

Jason M. Matuszak and Tracey O’Connor


120 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sports

Robert J. Dimeff

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