Professor Roald Bahr is - with his chapter on prevention of ankle sprains - one of the contributors for 'Evidence-based Sports Medicine', recently published by BMJ Books. This book attempts to summarize current knowledge and evidence for a variety of clinical problems encountered by Sports Physicians and others involved with active patients.
Read review in Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica here
Read review in British Medical Journal here
Evidence-Based Sports Medicine is a compilation of chapters by authors with authority and experience in their chosen field. In addition to management of common clinical problems, this book will attempt to provide the reader with the evidence for exercise and sport related to primary and secondary prevention of common problems such as osteoarthritis and diabetes mellitus.This evidence-based text is a major new departure in the sports medicine literature. It helps develop evidence-based medicine skills, and provides the evidence for optimum treatment in many of the most common conditions:
- A toolbook introductory section explains the basis of evidence-based medicine: how to critically review the literature and search the databases
- 25 clinical chapters based on systematic reviews present the best evidence for management of the common acute and chronic conditions
- Multiple choice questions and essay questions on each of the conditions provide the opportunity to test yourself
- An accompanying free access website keeps the evidence up to date and gives relevant information about the specialty
Edited by two of the worlds leading specialists in evidence-based sports medicine - Domnhnall MacAuley and Thomas Best - and with contributions from internationally respected authors, this is a comprehensive and authoritative publication that no one in the field of sports medicine - whether physician, trainer or physiotherapist - should be without.
Methodology in research
Can physical activity help weight loss in obesity?
How should you treat chronic groin pain?
Is taping helpful after ankle sprains?
When should the concussed athlete stop contact sport?
What is the most appropriate treatment of patellar tendinitis?
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