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Hand and Finger Injuries in Rock Climbers (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sebastien Gnecchi & Franu00e7ois

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The aim of this book is not only to help climbers and coaches gain a better understanding of medical consultations, but also to offer insights into practical treatment. As regards the medical field, the explanation of the different forces exerted on fingers during climbing allows better assessment of the causes of injuries and can help injured climbers adjust when they return to training.

Despite their small size and fragility, fingers are essential in rock-climbing. The publication of this book was motivated by the numerous possible injuries and the required treatments, as well as the desire to connect medicine to this field. Combining scientific and medical research offers a new approach to training and practice. Indeed, promoting cooperation between specialists and coaches for the benefit of climbers can reduce the risk of lesions and improve training.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Sports and Traumatology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Sebastien Gnecchi & Franu00e7ois Moutet
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51969709
UPC: 9783319384771
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-7002
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