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The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia

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If you were struck down with an injury that ruined your training, or ruled you out of a competition, what would you do?

Our brand new 12-volume, 833-page Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia is the ultimate guide to protecting your body from injury nightmares…

Dear Athlete,

Before I tell you about a brand-new resource – launching today – that’s going to help you effectively manage your sports injuries, or better yet prevent them altogether, let me quickly set the scene...

Imagine that you’ve turned up for the penultimate training session before a big competition.

You’ve been building up to this event all year, and you’re on course to set a new PB. The smell of success hangs in the air...

But just as you reach the middle of an intensive workout, you’re struck with blinding pain.

That’s it. You’re out. And for how long, who knows?

Much to your dismay, it looks like this injury won’t be going away any time soon. Certainly not before the competition.

You are frustrated. Angry, even.

Surely there was something you could have done to stop this from happening...

Is there a weak spot in your body that exposed you to this type of pain? Or a new training method that would have eliminated the risk of injury?

Where could you have gone to get these answers, before it was too late?

You’re about to find out.

Every day, your commitment to sport puts you at an extremely high risk of injury. And without taking the proper precautions, just one wrong move is all that’s needed to end your hopes of that next race, game or event.

In the modern game, everything can change in a short space of time. If you’re not there to participate, your rivals will take the upper hand instead.

You don’t want to end up in that situation.

And if you do get injured, you need solutions that are time-efficient, yet long-lasting. (After all, you don’t want that injury coming back after your initial treatment.)

Until now, you’ve probably just relied on your own judgements for nursing and preventing injuries. Let’s face it, physios don’t come cheap and not everyone has access to a coach.

But if you don’t have a reliable source of expert advice, how can you expect to heal properly and stay injury-free?

After 10 years of publishing Sports Injury Bulletin, I can safely say that the successful management of your injuries requires you to have an open mind and keep right up-to-date with the latest advances in sports medicine.

There are faster diagnosis tools. Cutting-edge treatments. More effective recovery strategies. Brand-new prevention techniques.

If neither you, nor your coach, are aware of them, then you aren’t taking full advantage of the pioneering research that others around the globe are already benefitting from.

This is precisely why – to mark SIB’s 10th anniversary – the experts at Sports Injury Bulletin have created The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia.

This brand new resource is the definitive reference for athletes like you, for discovering how to eliminate the threat of injury, strengthen your body and actually enhance your sports performance.

Inside, you will find 12 volumes filled with a wealth of practical information; putting exercises, rehab plans, case studies, research summaries and much more instantly at your disposal.

You will gain an in-depth insight into the treatments and prevention measures top physiologists and sports doctors are using right now to help athletes with a wide range of injury problems, from minor niggles and twinges to the truly career-threatening.

Once you’ve secured your copy, you’ll be able to:

  • Assess your injuries more effectively
  • Utilise breakthrough methods of treatment
  • Manage your pain while suffering an injury
  • Protect your body from future harm

I guarantee that you won’t be able to find this level of information anywhere else.

And what’s more, this information is worth $609.88 as separate volumes. I’m not even asking for triple figures today.

Click here to order your instant download of The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia

Protect your body
from head to toe

In a nutshell, The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia covers the complete spectrum of injury management, rehabilitation and prevention.

It is 833 pages of authoritative, cutting-edge information that sheds light on often-undetected injury causes, highlights common misconceptions and presents you with new ways of treating and overcoming your injuries.

In other words, it’ll bring you right up to date with current best practices and thinking.

Each body part (or group of parts) has its own dedicated volume, making it quick and easy for you to get at the answers you need on a particular problem.

As well as outlining the full range of potential injuries that affect athletes today, you’ll also find tips you might not have tried before for treating them, and measures that you can take to protect the vulnerable areas of your body.

This is backed up further by a number of case studies that demonstrate how top sports medicine practitioners have successfully administered these treatments to other athletes.

With this brand-new resource, you’ll gain instant access to a vault of knowledge on how to treat and protect the following parts of your body:

Shoulder
Hip
Groin
Achilles Tendon
Knee
Leg
Back
Hamstring

And in addition to these volumes are those focusing on a broad range of injury-based topics (many of which are often neglected by other products on the market), including:

  • Recovery as a prevention method in training
  • Core stability training for injury-free performance
  • Ways to ensure you do not come to harm in the gym
  • Managing your pain during injury
  • And much more

Every treatment has been tested and approved by sports scientists, doctors and exercise physiologists, so you can rest assured that these are techniques that really work.

Plus there’s input from surgeons and hospital consultants, to give you a much fuller picture of how any given injury can affect your body.

The contributors to this extensive guide are all well-respected practitioners and members of the global sports medicine community, and they include:

  • Fares Haddad BSc MCh (Orth) FRCS (Orth) is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at University College London Hospital and editorial consultant to Sports Injury Bulletin.
  • Chris Mallac has been Head of Sports Med at Bath Rugby and Head Physio at Queensland Reds Super 14. He is currently in private practice in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Scott Smith, an Australian physiotherapist. He works at Albany Creek Sports Injury Clinic in Brisbane, specialising in running and golf injuries. He is currently working with Australian Rules football teams in Brisbane.
  • Elizabeth Ashby is a clinical and research fellow at UCL Hospital with a special interest in outcome studies.
  • Ulrik Larsen is an APA sports physiotherapist, Practice Principal with Optima Sports Medicine in Brisbane, Australia and the founder of “Rehab Trainer”.
  • Andrew Hamilton BSc, MRSC, trained as a chemist and is consultant to the fitness industry and an experienced science writer. He is also the Editor of Peak Performance.
  • Australian-born Matt Lancaster relocated to the United Kingdom in 2000 and is currently employed by the English Institute of Sport as lead physiotherapist for the London region.
  • Stephen Robson has worked in his own private practice and sports injury clinic in Northumberland for ten years. He writes and lectures on pain and has been a physiotherapist to the British Olympic squad and Royal Yachting Association for seven years.
  • Raphael Brandon MSc is a sports conditioning and fitness specialist, working as the London region strength and conditioning coach for the English Institute of Sport.
  • Sean Fyfe is a physiotherapist, tennis coach and director of Tennis Fitness Physio, a Queensland based company specialising in sports medicine, elite tennis player development, strength and conditioning, and childhood motor learning programmes.

The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia is a resource that you’ll refer to continually in your day-to-day training and competing, as you improve your body’s defences and performance capabilities.

There’s no doubt that taking action against injury NOW will pay off in the long run. Keep it at your side, and you’ll stay in winning form.

Best wishes,


Jonathan Pye
Publisher, Sports Injury Bulletin

Time-limited offer! Get The Sports Medicine Encyclopaedia – or read on to find out more about each of the 12 volumes.

Proven solutions right at your fingertips

For accurate and approved assistance on injury-proofing your body and enhancing your overall performance, this is the only guide you need to consult.

This all-in-one package outlines the most common injuries you could pick up as you train and compete in sport. Use it to create an action plan that’s specific to your needs – whether it’s eliminating a weakness to stave off injury, or trying a new technique to improve an existing condition.

Let’s take a look at what you’ll discover in each of the 12 volumes:

VOLUME I:
SHOULDER INJURIES – PREVENTION & TREATMENT

  • Uncover the 5 main ingredients for keeping shoulders injury-free (hint: balance is key).
  • How a length of flat rubber and 3 simple exercises can prevent shoulder pain.
  • Learn why shoulders go wrong – and the latest techniques being used by surgeons to repair serious damage.

 

VOLUME II:
HIP AND GROIN INJURIES – PREVENTION & TREATMENT

  • The 2-week rehab programme that eliminates hamstring injuries and actually improves running style and posture.
  • An unusual – but highly effective – technique for managing problems with deep hip muscles (clue: it involves a tool normally used to sweep away dust).
  • Are you treating groin injuries effectively? Some of these methods might surprise you.

 

VOLUME III:
KNEE PAIN – PREVENTION & TREATMENT

  • The ligament you can’t afford to overlook when assessing knee pain (you might be missing the real source of the problem).
  • Female athletes: prevent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries with this quick test and proven conditioning programme.
  • Discover a promising new ACL surgical repair – and more that are just over the horizon.

 

VOLUME IV:
ACHILLES TENDINITIS – PREVENTION & TREATMENT

  • Use these exercises to make your Achilles tendons as strong as spun steel (clue: you need to target the muscles in the ankle).
  • Recovery for runners: increase your Achilles’ ability to cope with the forces placed on it by using this highly-targeted plan.
  • Stop spraining your ankle! You need to stand on this ‘tool’ whilst exercising.

 

VOLUME V:
LOWER BODY INJURIES

  • Catch hip muscle imbalances before they develop into injuries – here are 2 tests that’ll alert you to a problem.
  • Posterior thigh pain – are you considering the full range of diagnoses? There could be more than one present. Use this checklist when assessing your symptoms.
  • Don’t assume that groin pain starts in the groin! This thought-provoking case study will prompt you to look closer at what’s going on.

 

VOLUME VI:
CORE STABILITY – FOR INJURY-FREE PERFORMANCE

  • Is your day job putting you at risk of injury? Follow these practical measures and exercises to build and maintain flexibility.
  • The ultimate core training toolkit: pick from 10 ready-made menus for maximising improvements in strength, as well as targeting all the right muscles.
  • Discover the Swiss Ball exercises that are superior for improving trunk strength – and those that are potentially dangerous.

 

VOLUME VII:
RECOVERY – THE MAGIC INGREDIENT OF ANY TRAINING PROGRAM

  • Minimise your risk of injury and illness by implementing this 4-level approach to recovery into your training.
  • The white stuff: a ‘secret’ household alternative to high-price recovery drinks that really works (Hint: you already have it in your refrigerator).
  • Speed recovery and maximise muscle growth with this cheap and safe amino acid supplement - it could be the ‘new creatine’ for athletes.

 

VOLUME VIII:
RUNNING INJURIES – PREVENTION & TREATMENT

  • The vital signs you must check to distinguish a mild ankle sprain from one that could end your career.
  • Try this revolutionary, new running technique and you’ll be able to run faster, and further than ever – without injury.
  • The quick and easy test that indicates the real cause of ‘footballer’s leg’ (hint: you should be focusing on your core).

 

VOLUME IX:
MANAGING PAIN IN SPORT

  • Why your attitude to pain might be harming you – and the assessment that can reveal the heart of the problem.
  • Use this ‘graded approach’ to rehabilitation and you can actually speed up recovery from pain and injury.
  • Fight inflammation naturally using this common daily supplement - research shows that it’s at least as effective in reducing pain as ibuprofen!

 

VOLUME X:
STRETCHING TO AVOID INJURY

  • At last! The truth about stretching: how to get the technique right and why stretching at certain times of the day can be more beneficial.
  • Avoid stretching if you have one of these injuries – it could actually make it worse!
  • The dynamic alternative to stretching - 15 exercises for warming up that are more focused and effective for preparing and protecting the body.

 

VOLUME XI:
IN THE GYM AND INJURED

  • Are you exercising correctly? Safeguard your body from harm by using this guide to check and perfect your technique.
  • Uncover the injuries you could be unknowingly inflicting on yourself during gym sessions – and then stop them.
  • Get suggestions for alternative exercises that work just as well as standard ones – but with a reduced injury risk.

 

VOLUME XII:
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PREVENTING AND TREATING INJURY

  • Learn when you can train through injury – and the right way to do it (it’s a ground-breaking rehab approach no-one should overlook).
  • Is ankle taping a waste of time? This method is just as effective, costs less and reduces the dermatological effects of regular taping.
  • Start using the injury-prevention method that can also increase the efficiency of some sporting movements by up to 10%.

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