IOC Manual of Sports Injuries – ECSS affiliated

IOC Manual of Sports Injuries – ECSS affiliated

Germany, Mar 08, 2013: The IOC’s Medical Commission, an ECSS affiliated since 2010, has recently worked with an international cast of the world’s leading experts on the creation of a must-have tool for all those involved in assessing and treating athletes with injuries sustained in sport. The new publication, entitled “The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity”, is targeted at primary care and A&E physicians, general physical therapists, coaches, nurses and physicians’ assistants.

The IOC’s Medical Commission, an ECSS affiliated since 2010, has recently worked with an international cast of the world’s leading experts on the creation of a must-have tool for all those involved in assessing and treating athletes with injuries sustained in sport. The new publication, entitled “The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity”, is targeted at primary care and A&E physicians, general physical therapists, coaches, nurses and physicians’ assistants.

IOC Manual of Sports Injuries – Source: eu.wiley.com

The editor, Roald Bahr, a Professor at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre and a member of the IOC Medical Commission’s Medical & Science group, explains: “This book is really meant to be a handy, practical tool, for the office or for your bag when accompanying your athletes in training or competition. It is about taking care of your athletes in the best way possible.”

More info: http://www.olympic.org/news/first-ever-ioc-manual-of-sports-injuries/190027 —- ECSS

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