Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Basketball by Douglas B. McKeag

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By Douglas B. McKeag

Basketball covers the epidemiology of basketball harm, the physiological calls for of basketball, preventive drugs, pre-participation exam and distinctive concerns to take delivery of to the younger basketball participant, and eventually appears to be like on the 'special' basketball participant -- diabetics, asthmatics, epileptics, and so forth.

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Additionally, sport-specific reconditioning corrective exercises for the hip, knee, and ankle musculoskeletal regions must emphasize a total body rehabilitation approach (Fig. 1). The reconditioning programs must pertain to correcting muscular imbalances in the quadriceps/hamstrings muscle groups, especially in female basketball players. Sport-specific plyometric exercises instructing proper landing knee mechanics to decrease the impact of the landing forces, strength training programs, functional multiplane jumping activities, and proprioception balance training are recommended to prevent possible anterior cruciate ligament knee injuries.

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