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Sports Medicine and Injury Index

Chapter 1: Work Out to Win
- Step One: Warm Up Properly
- Step Two: Take Time To Stretch
- Step Three: Add Conditioning Or Strengthening Exercises To Your Activity Schedule
- Step Four: Warm Down Gradually
- Step Five: Stretch Again

Chapter 2: Eat to Compete
- The Winning Diet Combination
- Know What To Eat And When
- Know What To Drink And When
- Have Your Diet And Body Composition Assessed
- Gain Muscle, Lose Excess Fat

Chapter 3: Conditioning and Your Health
- Prevent Body Heat Problems
- Exercise Your Heart
- Understand The Mental Aspects Of Exercise
- Avoid Steroids And Performance Enhancers

Chapter 4: First Aid: What to Do Until the Doctor Comes
- Take Your Time
- Use The "Rice" Formula To Reduce Swelling
- Note How The Injury Happened
- Use The Right Pain Killers
- Use First Aid For Common Muscle Injuries

Chapter 5: The Head and Neck
- Concussion
- Skull Fracture
- Broken Nose
- Broken Cheekbone
- Blowout Fracture
- Scratched Cornea
- Cauliflower Ear
- Broken Jaw
- Broken Neck
- Sprained Neck
- Pinched Nerve
- Narrowed Canal
- A "Burner" Versus Stretched Nerves
- Neck Muscle Injuries
- Trapezius Triggers
- Whiplash

Chapter 6: The Shoulder
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Weight Lifter's Shoulder
- Shoulder Muscle Pulls
- The Other Shoulder Pain: Bursitis
- Shoulder "Pops": Partial Dislocation
- Full Dislocation
- Shoulder Separation
- Bruised Collarbone
- Broken Collarbone

Chapter 7: The Back and Ribs
- Back Spasm
- Short Leg Syndrome
- Bulging Disc
- Ruptured Disc
- Cracked Back
- Cracked Wing
- Sciatica
- Preventing Everyday Back Strain
- Bruised Ribs
- Separated Rib
- Broken Rib
- Pulled Rib Muscle

Chapter 8: The Elbow
- Tennis Elbow
- Tennis Elbow Ii
- Pitcher's Elbow
- Little League Elbow
- Popeye Elbow
- The "Funny Bone" Syndrome
- Hyperextended Elbow
- Bone Chips
- Triceps Tendinitis
- Biceps Tendinitis
- Torn Biceps

Chapter 9: The Wrist and Hand
- Sprained Wrist
- Broken Wrist
- Racquet Wrist
- Tendinitis
- Ganglion
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Broken Hand
- Broken Finger
- Dislocated Finger
- Jammed Finger
- Tendon Tears
- Ski Pole Thumb
- Trigger Finger
- Blisters And Calluses

Chapter 10: The Thigh and Hip
- Hamstring Pull
- A Bruised Quad
- A Quad Pull Or Tear
- Femur Fracture
- Osteoarthritis
- The Bo Jackson Injury
- Broken Hip
- Buttock Pull
- Groin Pull
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Hip Pointer

Chapter 11: The Knee
- Sprained Knee
- The Crucial Cruciates
- Torn Cartilage
- The Terrible Triad Of O'donohue
- Dislocated Knee
- Dislocated Kneecap
- Broken Kneecap
- Loose Body In The Knee
- Runner's Knee
- Jumper's Knee
- Osgood-Schlatter Disease
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Osteoarthritis
- "Housemaid's Knee"

Chapter 12: The Lower Leg
- Shin Splints
- Bone Stress Syndrome
- Stress Fracture
- Pain On The Outside Of The Leg
- Compartment Syndrome
- Leg Muscle Pulls And Tears
- Calf Cramps
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Achilles Rupture
- Tennis Leg
- Leg Fractures

Chapter 13: The Ankle
- Ankle Sprains
- Broken Ankle

Chapter 14: The Foot
- Foot Abnormalities
- Foot Pain
- Bruised Foot
- Broken Foot
- Broken Toe
- Black Toenails
- Turf Toe
- Plantar Fasciitis
- "Heel Spur"
- Heel Bursitis
- Heel Stress Syndrome
- Stress Fracture Of The Foot
- Toe Tendinitis

Chapter 15: Aerobics
- Inner Ear Damage
- Pulled Muscles
- Thigh And Hip Pain
- Aerobics Knee
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Aerobics Shins
- Stress Fractures Of The Foot

Chapter 16: Baseball and Softball
- Arm Abuse
- Elbow Problems
- Little League Elbow
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Baseball Finger
- Sliding Injuries
- Knee Injuries
- Heel Pain
- Turf Toe

Chapter 17: Basketball
- Head Injuries
- Shooter's Shoulder
- Basketball Back
- Wrist Injuries
- Finger Fractures
- Dislocated Finger
- Hamstring Pull
- Knee Injuries
- Calf Pull
- Ankle Sprain
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Stress Fractures

Chapter 18: Bowling
- Crapshooter's Elbow
- Bowler's Elbow
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Bowler's Thumb
- Bowler's Knee

Chapter 19: Boxing and Martial Arts
- A Knockout
- Broken Nose
- Eye Problems
- Broken Cheekbone
- Broken Jaw
- Cuts And Bruises
- Cauliflower Ear And Punctured Eardrum
- Shoulder Injuries
- Separated Or Broken Ribs
- Ruptured Spleen
- Damaged Liver
- Injuries To Other Abdominal Organs
- Wrist Injuries
- Injuries To The Hitter
- Conditioning Problems
- Hand Injuries
- Knee Injuries
- Broken Toe

Chapter 20: Cycling
- Scrapes And Bruises
- Broken Bones
- Dehydration
- Head Injuries
- Neck And Shoulder Pain
- Backache
- Hand Problems
- Seat Pain
- Penile Numbness
- Hip Pain
- Runner's Knee
- Foot Pain
- Indoor Cycling Injuries

Chapter 21: Football and Rugby
- Head Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Back Problems
- Hip Pointer
- Bruised Kidney
- Bruised Ribs
- Wrist Sprain
- Bruised Quad
- Leg Muscle Pulls
- Knee Injuries
- Shin Splints
- Ankle Injuries
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Heel Pain
- Arch Pain
- Turf Toe
- Heat Exhaustion And Heat Stroke
- Preventing Football Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Knee Injuries
- Ankle Sprains
- Cuts And Bruises

Chapter 22: Golf
- Muscle Pulls
- Rough Rotator Cuff
- "Golfer's Elbow"
- Wrist Damage
- Walking Woes

Chapter 23: Gymnastics and Cheerleading
- The Problems Of Gymnastics
- Muscle Pulls And Tears
- Whiplash
- Shoulder Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Pelvic Pain
- Elbow Injuries
- Wrist Sprains And Pains
- Knee Tears
- Running Injuries
- Ankle Sprains And Fractures
- Foot Fractures
- Cheerleading Injuries

Chapter 24: Hockey, Lacrosse, and Skating
- Head Injuries
- Facial Injuries
- Dental Injuries
- Collarbone Collisions
- Back Problems
- Hip Pointer
- Knee Injuries
- Broken Leg
- Broken Foot
- Preventing Hockey Injuries
- Headaches
- Weak Ankles
- Broken Wrist
- Sprained Knee
- Runner's Knee And Jumper's Knee
- Foot Pain

Chapter 25: Running, Jogging, and Track and Field
- Back Pains
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Femur Fracture
- Hamstring And Quad Pulls
- Knee Problems
- Calf Pulls
- Compartment Syndrome
- Shin Splints
- Stress Fracture Of The Fibula
- Ankle Sprains
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Heel Pain
- Foot Abnormalities
- Foot Fracture
- Arch Pain
- Big Toe Pains And Sprains
- Tender Toes

Chapter 26: Skiing
- Head Injuries
- Neck Sprains
- Broken Or Separated Collarbone
- Shoulder Dislocation
- Knee Injuries
- Skier's Thumb
- Boot Top Fracture

Chapter 27: Soccer and Field Hockey
- Head Banging
- Soccer Shoulder
- Quad And Hamstring Pulls
- Knee Injuries
- Broken Leg
- Bruised Leg
- Achilles Tendon Rupture
- Ankle Sprains
- Running Injuries
- Turf Toe
- Goalie Injuries

Chapter 28: Swimming and Other Water Sports
- Diving Disasters
- Swimmer's Ear
- Irritated Eyes
- Swimmer's Shoulder
- Collarbone Pain
- Swimmer's Knee

Chapter 29: Tennis and Other Racquet Sports
- Eye Injuries
- Neck Pain
- Rotator Cuff Problems
- Tennis Elbow
- Wrist And Hand Pain
- Running Injuries
- Tennis Leg

Chapter 30: Triathlon
- A Sport For Everyone
- The Complete Event
- Triathlon Injuries
- Too Much Training

Chapter 31: Volleyball
- Back Strain
- Sore Shoulder
- Broken And Dislocated Fingers
- Jumper's Knee
- Ankle Sprain
- Bruises And Broken Bones

Chapter 32: Walking, Hiking, and Horseback Riding
- Warm Up By Walking
- Back Pain
- Traumatic Injuries
- Overuse Injuries
- Starting A Walking Program
- Race Walking
- Overuse Injuries

Chapter 33: Weight Lifting and Body Building
- Muscle And Tendon Tears
- Joint Sprains
- Shoulder Injuries
- Elbow Pains
- Runner's Knee Pain
- Back Injuries

Chapter 34: Wrestling
- Head Injuries
- Cauliflower Ear
- Neck Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Elbow Injuries
- Wrist Injuries
- Knee Injuries
- Ankle Sprains
- Weight Control

Chapter 35: Female, Child, and Elderly Athletes
- Runner's Knee
- Dislocated Kneecap
- Tennis Elbow
- Incontinence
- Menstrual Irregularities
- Bone Loss And Stress Fractures
- Special Protection And Precautions
- Growth Plate Injuries
- Little League Elbow
- Slipped Capital Epiphysis
- Sever's Disease
- Pelvic Pain
- Childhood Asthma
- Special Concerns And Precautions
- Middle-aged Athletes
- Elderly Athletes
- The Benefits Of Exercise

Chapter 36: How to Select a Sports Specialist
- The Temptation Of Technology
- Types Of Sports Specialists
- How To Locate A Sports Specialist
- What To Look For In A Sports Specialist


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