Textbook of Sports Medicine

by Laila Das

This book is actually a humble attempt to note down the author practical experiences in the trade for almost eighteen years. The book should be strongly recommended for coaches whose primary responsibility is to ensure optimum performance without causing injuries. While it has been acknowledged that injuries cannot always be prevented, the author has stressed on the need to minimize the chances of injury. The book deals in an exhaustive manner the quickest remedy for injuries which could not be prevented or occurred in spite of due care and caution. Apart from injuries and their treatment, the author has not missed out on the importance of maintaining good health. The chapters on sports nutrition and common exercises for fitness should benefit everyone participating in sports. Not many of our budding sports persons are aware of the necessity of correct food and exercise for enhancement of performance in their respective sports. This book should be an eye opener for them. The author has drawn upon her vast experience in the management of sports injuries and maintenance of good health and mind. The book should be thoroughly studied not only by Coaches, Trainees and sportspersons but also by all involved in the administration of sports. It would be an excellent reference book for all of them and should find a place in the libraries of all sports academies and institutions in particular.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Das Laila Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhas Eastern Centre, Kolkata
ISBN 9788180618611
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10956
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 328
Book Type Professional


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