Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities or
exercising. The purpose of this book is to review the state of the art of the
actual knowledge on muscle tears in athletes, in particular for what concern the
biology of muscle healing, the conservative and surgical treatments and the
preventive aspects. Therefore, this textbook can be a valid tool for all Sport
Medicine practitioners such as physicians, physiotherapists and fitness
Author(s): Gian Nicola Bisciotti and Cristiano
Low back pain is a common disorder involving the muscles,
nerves, and bones of the back. This book includes two sections. Section one is
about basic science, epidemiology, risk factors and evaluation, section two is
about clinical science especially different approach in exercise therapy.
This book is written as a text-book
for students and as a ready-reference book for general practitioners. Special
stress is laid upon early diagnosis, and, instead of giving in detail every
method of treatment that has ever been employed, only such methods are given as
in the writer's experience have yielded the best results.