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A Guide to Sports and Injury Management by Mike Bundy, Andy Leaver

By Mike Bundy, Andy Leaver

Written via a activities medication health care professional and a activities physiotherapist to provide a special activities particular standpoint Covers complete spectrum of activities medication care together with nutrients, medicinal drugs, accidents, prognosis, protocols, workout and prevention.

Illustrated with complete color drawings and images

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However, there is no doubt that a lot of athletes, both young and old, find benefit from taking these and some studies have shown improved mobility and function in osteoarthritic joints. Take home points • A good healthy varied diet is the key – there are no quick fixes with supplementation. • Studies show that most supplements are ineffective. • Be aware of the toxic effects of some supplements and that many are contaminated with other substances that may have doping risks. MAXIMISING PERFORMANCE Having discussed the theory of nutritional advice, how do we put this into action?

Training fine tunes the efficiency of each system appropriate to the event which is being trained for. Energy values Energy in the form of ATP is derived from carbohydrates (glucose), fats and proteins but which energy system is used is determined by the following factors: • • • • • • Type of activity performed Intensity of activity Duration of activity Frequency of activity Fitness level of the athlete Diet of the athlete. 45 Chapter |3| Nutrition If you intensify the level of activity then the body transfers from a fat source to a glucose source of energy.

32). • For the clavicular head, the shoulder should be flexed to 130° and then extended once more. 11. Triceps • With the shoulder full flexed above the head, flex the elbow behind the head and use the other hand to take the shoulder into full range flexion while maintaining full elbow flexion (Fig. 33). 12. Cervical spine • The normal movements and particularly rotation and side flexion should be used for cervical stretching. The isolated cervical movement should be used and held passively with the hand as shown below.

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