Current Topics in Musculoskeletal Medicine: A Case Study Approachis a complete and comprehensive text that provides the athletic training student and professional a unique perspective in looking at musculoskeletal injuries in physically active and athletic populations. This user-friendly volume is divided into five sections, allowing the reader the ability to quickly find specific topics with greater ease. The sections include Head, Neck & Spine; Shoulder; Elbow, Wrist & Hand; Knee;and Foot, Ankle & Lower Leg.Each case study provides in-depth literature on the topic with an extensive look into the mechanism of injury and differential diagnosis. In addition, treatment and rehabilitation considerations including the latest surgical techniques are presented. Inside you will also find the inclusion of documented outcomes such as strength and range of motion, along with a timeline for returning to athletic activity and subjective outcomes as conveyed by the athlete. An added benefit to Current Topics in Musculoskeletal Medicine: A Case Study Approachis an up-to-date reference list and bibliography to support treatment methods used in each individual case. Additional Features: Clearly labeled radiographs, magnetic resonance images and schematic drawings. Figures of injury mechanisms and diagnostic imaging. Tables outlining rehabilitation, treatment protocols, and return to activity criteria.De Carlo, Mark is the author of 'Current Topics in Musculoskeletal Medicine A Case Study Approach', published 2001 under ISBN 9781556424342 and ISBN 1556424345.