book, you'll be able to update your knowledge in the field of foot and ankle
surgery and pathology. This book includes a sport injuries section dedicated to
Achilles tendon injuries in athletes and to ankle injuries in basketball
This sequence presents the fundamental
principles of muscle physiology and clinical problems of abnormal muscle
physiology. Students learn to understand the processes involved in development
of the musculoskeletal system and commonly encountered developmental
focus of this lecture note is to familiarize the student with the mechanical
considerations underlying the broad range of implants currently used in the
practice of orthopaedic surgery. Particular emphasis will be placed upon
understanding the biomechanical factors involved in device design.
This guide provides much needed information on bone
health, an often overlooked aspect of physical health. This report follows in
the tradition of previous Surgeon Generalsí reports by identifying the relevant
scientific data, rigorously evaluating and summarizing the evidence, and
determining conclusions. Major topics covered includes: What Is Bone Health?,
The Basics of Bone in Health and Disease, Diseases of Bone, The Frequency of
Bone Disease, The Burden of Bone Disease, What Can Individuals Do to Improve
Their Bone Health, Lifestyle Approaches to Promote Bone Health, What Can Health
Systems and Population-based Approaches Do to Promote Bone Health.
Author(s): National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S.
National Library of Medicine