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Physiotherapy and rehabilitation

Domhnall MacAuley

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199660155
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743016 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199660155.003.0003

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Physiotherapy and rehabilitation

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Stretching - Balance and proprioception - Plyometrics - Proprioneurofacilitation - Taping and strapping - Principles of rehabilitation - Sports-specific fitness tests - Types of skeletal muscle fibre - Features of skeletal muscle - Muscle training (isokinetic/isometric/isotonic) - Principles of strength training - Biomechanical assessment - Orthotics - Physiotherapy - Electrophysical agents - Gait analysis - Injury prevention, screening, and prehab - Cold therapy (cryotherapy)

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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