<Book> Scientific Basis for Treatment of Sports Injuries of the Foot (NAP)

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SPTS (Sports Physical Therapy Seminar) Series

The SPTS series is a practical guide to the latest in injury and disability prevention and treatment, written by a group of physical therapists who aspire to be active in the sports world. It includes a detailed review of the diseases and symptoms of each joint, as well as a detailed introduction to the treatment methods that each author actually performs in the chapter "My Treatment Methods." It is a series that contains valuable information that can be immediately applied in the field and is a partner for all medical professionals, athletic trainers, and researchers. We hope that it will be useful in the development and dissemination of optimal athletic rehabilitation.

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Scientific basis of treatment for foot sports injuries

Supervised by: Toru Fukubayashi, Kazuyoshi Kamata Edited by: Hiroki Yamauchi, Masahiro Yoshida, Shigeki Yokoyama, and Hitoshi Suzuki
  • Book: 181 pages
  • Publisher: Nap
  • ISBN-10:4905168198
  • ISBN-13:978-4905168195
  • Release date: September 1, 2012

table of contents

  • Chapter 1 Anatomy, kinematics and alignment assessment of the foot

    • Anatomy and kinesiology of the foot
    • Image-based assessment of foot alignment
    • Foot alignment evaluation (clinical evaluation)
  • Chapter 2: Biomechanics of the Foot (Analysis of Foot Movement)

    • Insoles and foot biomechanics
    • Biomechanics of foot taping
  • Chapter 3 Forefoot Disorders (including Lisfranc's joint)

    • Epidemiology and risk factors for forefoot disorders
    • Pathology, diagnosis and evaluation of forefoot disorders
    • Conservative treatment for forefoot disorders
  • Chapter 4 Midfoot and hindfoot disorders (posterior to the Lisfranc joint)

    • Flatfoot disorder
    • Stress fractures of the mid- and hindfoot
    • Plantar heel pain
  • Chapter 5 Exercise therapy and return to sports for foot disorders

    • Joint kinetic chain and foot function
    • Exercise therapy for foot malalignment
    • Insoles for poor foot alignment