Encyclopedia of Football Medicine, Vol.2: Injury Diagnosis and Treatment

51fGExsq8LLby Jan Ekstrand (Author), Markus Walden (Author), Peter Ueblacker (Author), Jon Karlsson (Author), Per Hölmich (Author), Lutz Haensel (Author), Hans-W. Müller-Wohlfahrt (Author)


Authored by renowned UEFA specialists in the medical care of football players, this three-volume series-sourced from the course materials used in UEFA’s Football Doctor Education Program-aims to familiarize clinicians with a structured system of assessment and care in dealing with the wide variety of injuries that can afflict professional footballers. Volume 2 introduces football doctors to the specific types of injuries that may occur, and the mechanisms of injury, with a wealth of information supported by scientific evidence.

Key Topics of Volume 2:


  • Overview of football injuries
  • Managing injuries in competitive situations: the laws of the game
  • Muscle function and mechanisms of muscle injury
  • Examination and treatment of muscle injuries
  • Groin, knee, and ankle injuries
  • Overuse injuries


The Encyclopedia of Football Medicine will be essential reading for physicians working for football teams, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, and specialised physical therapists.


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