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AAS

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 5 words.

A-band

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Part of a muscle sarcomere that comprises several thick myosin filaments held between thinner actin filaments. It appears as a dark band when viewed under a microscope. Compare I-band. See...

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A-band

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 36 words.

Part of a muscle sarcomere that comprises several thick myosin filaments held between thinner actin filaments. It appears as a dark band when viewed under a microscope. ...

Abbreviated Therapeutic Use Exemption

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 11 words.

ABC of resuscitation

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 65 words.

A mnemonic (memory aid) for the initial management of a person who has collapsed (e.g. an athlete knocked unconscious on the field of play): A = Airway (ensure that the airway is open); B =...

ABCDE

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A mnemonic for a step-by-step assessment of an athlete who collapses on the field of play. A = Airway and cervical spine (ensure that the airway is clear; suspect a cervical spine injury if...

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ABCDE

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 106 words.

A mnemonic for a step-by-step assessment of an athlete who collapses on the field of play. A = Airway and cervical spine (ensure that the airway is clear; suspect a cervical spine injury if...

The abdomen

Edited by Julian Redhead and Jonathan Gordon.

in Emergencies in Sports Medicine

April 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine; Emergency Medicine. 3581 words.

Introduction - Anatomy - Preparation and risk management - Trauma - Non-traumatic emergencies - Minor injuries and conditions

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Abdomen

Edited by Sarah Anderson.

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

September 2008; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 9722 words.

Section editor

Sarah Anderson

Contributors

Tim Campbell-Smith, Claire Morgan,...

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Abdomen

Domhnall MacAuley.

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 2624 words.

Abdominal injury - Splenic bleeding - Liver damage - Pancreatic damage - Renal trauma - Ureteric avulsion - Bladder rupture - Urethral rupture - Injuries of the scrotum and testes - Bowel...

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abdomen

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 70 words.

Lower part of the trunk between the diaphragm and the pelvis containing soft body tissues, including the stomach, kidneys, liver, and intestines. The shape of a healthy abdomen varies. In...

abdominal

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 5 words.

Pertaining to the abdomen.

abdominal injury

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Physical damage to the abdomen and its contents. The abdomen is particularly vulnerable to blows during contact and collision sports. Most blows to the abdomen result in nothing more...

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abdominal injury

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 201 words.

Physical damage to the abdomen and its contents. The abdomen is particularly vulnerable to blows during contact and collision sports. Most blows to the abdomen result in nothing more...

abdominal muscles

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Four pairs of muscles (the rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis), often referred to as the stomach muscles, which support and protect the...

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abdominal muscles

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 68 words.

Four pairs of muscles (the rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis), often referred to as the stomach muscles, which support and protect the...

abdominal pain

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 5 words.

abdominal rigidity

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An extreme tightness of the abdominal muscles detected when touching or pressing on the abdomen. A person's fear or nervousness about being touched (palpated) in the abdominal area may...

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abdominal rigidity

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 82 words.

An extreme tightness of the abdominal muscles detected when touching or pressing on the abdomen. A person's fear or nervousness about being touched (palpated) in the abdominal area may...

abdominals

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 4 words.