Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Current Issues in Sports and Exercise Medicine

Edited by Michael Hamlin

Lincoln University, New Zealand


This unique resource presents current issues in sports and exercise medicine which outlines new areas of knowledge and provides updates on current knowledge in the broad field of sports and exercise medicine. Written by experts in their own sub-disciplines, Current Issues in Sports and Exercise Medicine discusses the physiology behind sports injuries and presents new and exciting approaches to manage such injuries. In addition, the book explores the relationship between exercise, health and performance by providing new information in areas such as exercise and immunity, the use of iron supplementation for performance, how exercise affects reactive oxygen species, and the proposed benefits of real and simulated altitude training. This book is well referenced and illustrated and will be a valuable resource for sports medicine specialists, physiologists, coaches, physical conditioners, physiotherapists and graduate and medical school students.

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Current Issues in Sports and Exercise MedicineEdited by Michael Hamlin

Published: May 15th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56649

ISBN: 978-953-51-1031-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7149-2

Copyright year: 2013

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26859 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

73 Dimensions Citations


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1. Novel Therapies for the Management of Sports Injuries

By Robi Kelc, Jakob Naranda, Matevz Kuhta and Matjaz Vogrin


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2. The Physiology of Sports Injuries and Repair Processes

By Kelc Robi, Naranda Jakob, Kuhta Matevz and Vogrin Matjaz


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3. Patellofemoral Instability: Diagnosis and Management

By Alexander Golant, Tony Quach and Jeffrey Rosen


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4. Exercise and Immunity

By Hilde Grindvik Nielsen


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5. Iron Supplementation and Physical Performance

By Chariklia K. Deli, Ioannis G. Fatouros, Yiannis Koutedakis and Athanasios Z. Jamurtas


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6. The Positive and Negative Aspects of Reactive Oxygen Species in Sports Performance

By Guolin Li


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7. Real and Simulated Altitude Training and Performance

By Michael J. Hamlin, Nick Draper and John Hellemans


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