February 8, 1965

Injury in Sport: The Physiology, Prevention and Treatment of Injuries Associated With Sport

Author Affiliations

Meriden, Conn


Edited by J. R. Armstrong and W. E. Tucker. 628 pp, with illus. $26.50. Charles C Thomas, Springfield, Ill, 1964

JAMA. 1965;191(6):507. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080060081042

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The ABC's of Athletic Injuries and Conditioning.  By Albert Barnett Ferguson, Jr. and Jay Bender. 253 pp, with illus. $9.25. Williams & Wilkins Co., 428 E Preston St, Baltimore 2, 1964

Injuries.  Edited by George J. Curry. 256 pp, with illus. $6.50. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 200 Madison Ave, New York, 1964Physician-interest in the prevention and management of athletic injuries has become increasingly important with the tremendous growth in participation in sports. Injury in Sport is more than simply a study of this particular problem. It is actually a comprehensive text in the field of sports medicine, which is already a recognized specialty in Europe and will soon become one here. The book is divided into three parts. The first deals with human anatomy and physiology as they relate to movement, exercise, fitness, and training. The individual articles are excellently conceived from the standpoint of content and clarity of

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