Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine is the bible of sports medicine. The text explores all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity such as the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants. Each chapter has been comprehensively reviewed and updated and there are 12 new chapters which cover topics such as military medicine, prevention of sudden cardiac death and the integration of evidence into clinical practice. The contributing authors are renowned experts in their field and are based all around the world. The fourth edition is enhanced by a new companion website featuring Clinical Sports Medicine Masterclasses Online. Readers will gain access to this secure site via a pincode included with the book. The site will include video clips of clinical examinations, interviews with leading experts and will be updated regularly.
Part A - Fundamental principles 1. Sports and exercise medicine: addressing the world's greatest public health problem 2. Sports and exercise medicine: the team approach 3. Integrating evidence into clinical practice to make quality decisions 4. Sports injuries: acute 5. Sports injuries: overuse 6. Pain: why and how does it hurt? 7. Beware: conditions masquerading as sports injuries 8. Clinical aspects of biomechanics and sporting injuries 9. Principles of injury prevention 10. Recovery 11. Principles of diagnosis: clinical assessment 12. Principles of diagnosis: investigations including imaging 13. Treatments used for musculoskeletal conditions: more choices and more evidence 14. Core stability 15. Principles of rehabilitation 16. Principles of physical activity promotion for clinicians Part B - Regional problems 17. Sports concussion 18. Headache 19. Facial injuries 20. Neck pain 21. Shoulder pain 22. Elbow and arm pain 23. Wrist pain 24. Hand and finger injuries 25. Thoracic and chest pain 26. Low back pain 27. Buttock pain 28. Hip-related pain 29. Groin pain 30. Anterior thigh pain 31. Posterior thigh pain 32. Acute knee injuries 33. Anterior knee pain 34. Lateral, medial, and posterior knee pain 35. Leg pain 36. Calf pain 37. Pain in the Achilles region 38. Acute ankle injuries 39. Ankle pain 40. Foot pain 41. The patient with longstanding symptoms: clinical pearls Part C - Special groups of participants 42. The younger athlete 43. Women and activity-related issues across the lifespan 44. The older person who exercises 45. Military personnel 46. The athlete with a disability Part D - Management of medical problems 47. Medical emergencies in the sporting context 48. Sudden cardiac death in sport 49. Managing cardiovascular symptoms in sportspeople 50. Respiratory symptoms during exercise 51. Gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise 52. Renal symptoms during exercise 53. Diabetes mellitus 54. Exercise to treat neurological diseases and improve mental health 55. Joint-related symptoms without acute injury 56. Common sports-related infections 57. The tired athlete 58. Exercise in the heat 59. Exercise at the extremes of cold and altitude 60. Quick exercise prescriptions for specific medical conditions Part E - Practical sports medicine 61. The preparticipation physical evaluation 62. Screening the elite sportsperson 63. Providing team care 64. Traveling with a team 65. Medical coverage of endurance events 66. Drugs and the athlete 67. Ethics and sports medicine