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Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine Second Edition

Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine Second Edition

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Preface

Now in a revised and expanded second edition including an expanded section on running footwear and additional sports-specific recommendations this updated practical resource provides a concise and logical approach to prescribing footwear that will maximize performance and minimize injury in athletes. From fundamentals ? including athletic foot types basic biomechanics and gait evaluation ? to step-by-step guidance through assessment and prescription of shoes socks lacing inserts and orthoses this book is both comprehensive and easily accessible. A new section has been added to cover the array of different considerations for running footwear (barefoot minimalist maximalist) as well as new sport-specific recommendations. As in the previous edition referral coding and billing are also addressed. Photographs and drawings clearly illustrate key concepts and wherever relevant the authors have incorporated evidence-based medicine.

By presenting new and updated essential information in a user-friendly format Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine Second Edition will prove to be invaluable for sports medicine physicians podiatrists orthopedists physical therapists and athletic trainers.