The Running Athlete

A Comprehensive Overview of Running in Different Sports

  • Nouveauté

The Running Athlete

A Comprehensive Overview of Running in Different Sports

  • Nouveauté
This book explores running in a broad range of sport disciplines providing a full spectrum coverage on this extremely important and commonly diffused activity.

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ISBN 9783662650639

Description détaillée : The Running Athlete

What is the content of "The Running Athlete" ?

The volume opens with basic information, such as  biomechanics, physiology, training principles, nutrition and then presents discipline-specific aspects of running in several individual and team sports.

Each chapter is structured organically to offer a uniform and thorough information. For each sport, the authors examine biomechanical, physiological and training specificities as well as injury epidemiology and preventive measures.

Filling a gap in literature this book appeals not only to sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, trainers, coaches, fellows, and researchers but also to athletes in the various disciplines. Written by experts in the field, this book will be a useful toolkit for all those readers who are seeking a state of the art update on the running athlete.


Who are the authors of "The Running Athlete" ?

Gian Luigi Canata is Orthopaedic Surgeon,  specialized in Orthopaedics and Traumatology and in Sports Medicine. He is Director of the Centre of Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery at Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy. He is also  Director of the Medical Services of CUS Torino (University Sports Centre), ESSKA-ESMA Chairman and Chair of the  ISAKOS Ankle and Foot Committee.                    

Henrique Jones is Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist. He works at the Hospital da Luz, Setubal and is the Clinical Director of the Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic, Montijo, Lisbon. He is the Former Vice President of the UEFA Medical Committee, Past President of ESSKA - ESMA, and SPAT (Portuguese Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology).  He is invited Professor of Lusofona University, Lisbon, and member of the Portuguese Speciality College of Sports Medicine Doctors. He is also a Reviewer of the JEO Journal,  Acta Medica Portuguesa, and Ic Sports (Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support).

Werner Krutsch is Orthopaedic Surgeon and Specialist for Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine in the private institute SportDocsFranken in Nürnberg, Germany. He is Professor in the Department of Trauma Surgery at the University Medical Centre Regensburg and Head of the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Regensburg, Germany. Professor Krutsch is Member of the Medical Committee and Co-Director of the Football Medicine Programme at the German Football Association DFB. He is additionally Member of the Task Force Sports Medicine of the Deutsche Fußball Liga and Team Physician of the Football Club 1. FC Nürnberg.

Patricia Thoreux is professor of orthopaedic and traumatology surgery at University Sorbonne Paris Nord. She is specialized in Knee and Shoulder surgery and Sports traumatology. She is head department of CIMS (Centre d’Investigations en Médecine du Sport) at Hôtel Dieu hospital – APHP and of Sports and Exercice department at Hôpital Jean Verdier – APHP.

She is also president of the CSMF (Conseil Scientifique, Medical et de la Formation) of INSEP (Institut National des Sports, de l’Expertise et de la Performance) and member of the CA (Administration Council) of INSEP and member of the IOC Research Center REFORM since its creation.

Alberto Vascellari specialized in Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the University of Bologna, and in Arthroscopic Surgery at the University of Milan Bicocca, Italy. He is specialized in Shoulder, Knee and Ankle surgery and Sports traumatology. He is orthopaedic doctor of Universo Treviso Basket. He is currently member of the ISAKOS, ESSKA, ESSKA-ESMA and SIAGASCOT Sports Commettee.

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