Partial table of contents: PREVENTING INJURIES. Work Out to Win. COMMON RISKS AND BASIC SAFEGUARDS. Conditioning and Your Health. WHAT TO KNOW FROM HEAD TO TOE. The Head and Neck. The Back and Ribs. The Wrist and Hand. The Knee. The Ankle. SPORT-BY-SPORT INJURIES. Aerobics. Basketball. Boxing and Martial Arts. Football and Rugby. Gymnastics and Cheerleading. Running, Jogging, and Track and Field. Soccer and Field Hockey. Tennis and Other Racquet Sports. Volleyball. Weight Lifting and Body Building. SPORTS MEDICINE FOR EVERYONE. Female, Child, and Elderly Athletes. Index.
DR. ALLAN M. LEVY is team physician for the New York Giants and, formerly, the New Jersey Nets and New York Islanders. He also has a successful New Jersey-based sports medicine practice for high school and recreational athletes. MARK L. FUERST is a professional writer specializing in health issues who has contributed articles to such magazines as Family Circle, Woman's Day, American Health, and Self. He is currently President of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.