The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment How to Avoid Common Problems and Deal with Them When They Happen Brandee L. Waite, Brian J. Krabak, Grant S. Lipman
 
Paperback
9781510717909
$22.99
For any runner who loves hitting the pavement and conquering half-, full-, and ultra-marathons, getting injured is a terrifying, and often heartbreaking, setback. Yet, almost three-quarters of long distance runners will suffer from a serious injury several times in their athletic career.

Although it may be impossible to completely avoid injury, The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a vital source to help those who love to run understand some of the most common causes of injuries, and learn how to best avoid and treat athletic ailments. In this book, expert editors and long-time runners Brian Krabak and Grant Lipman combine valuable insights, tips, and tactics from more than a dozen medical professionals who specialize in treating endurance athletes.

With chapters on important and diverse topics such as proper nutrition, muscular ailments, skeletal injuries, medical illnesses caused by racing and proper recovery, The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a must-have on the shelf of every harrier.
TitleThe Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment
SubtitleHow to Avoid Common Problems and Deal with Them When They Happen
AuthorBrandee L. Waite, Brian J. Krabak, Grant S. Lipman
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published1 August 2017
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781510717909
Pages352
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Brian Krabak, MD, MBA, FACSM, is a clinical associate professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine at University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital with expertise in the field of sports medicine. Krabak has extensive sports medicine experience at high-profile events such as the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, and 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, and has served as medical director for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, the Boston Marathon, and a dozen other events. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Grant Lipman, FACEP, FAWM, is a clinical associate professor of surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the author of The Wilderness First Aid Book, as well as dozens of scholarly articles and book chapters. Lipman was awarded the Wilderness Medical Society’s 2013 Research Award and has served as president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He lives in Redwood City, California.

ISBNs: 9781510717909 978-1-5107-1790-9 Title: the long distance runners guide to injury prevention and treatment category:SPO 
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