"Now fully-revised and updated, this second edition of ACT Made Simple includes new information and chapters on self-compassion, flexible perspective taking, working with trauma, and more. Why is it so hard to be happy? Why is life so difficult? Why do humans suffer so much? And what can we realistically do about it? No matter how rewarding your job, as a mental health professional, you may sometimes feel helpless in the face of these questions. You are also well aware of the challenges and frustrations that can present during therapy. If you're looking for ways to optimize your client sessions, consider joining the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). With a focus on mindfulness, client values, and a commitment to change, ACT is proven-effective in treating depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder (BPD), and myriad other psychological issues. It's also a revolutionary new way to view the human condition--packed full of exciting new tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting profound behavioral change. A practical primer, ideal for ACT newcomers and experienced ACT professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear explanations of the six ACT processes and a set of real-world tips and solutions for rapidly and effectively implementing them in your practice. This book gives you everything you need to start using ACT with your clients. Inside, you'll find: scripts, exercises, metaphors, and worksheets to use with your clients; a session-by-session guide to implementing ACT; transcripts from therapy sessions; guidance for creating your own therapeutic techniques and exercises; and practical tips to overcome "therapy roadblocks." This book aims to take the complex theory and practice of ACT and make it accessible and enjoyable for therapists and clients"-- Provided by publisher.
"Derived from Sam W. Wiesel's four-volume Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, this single-volume resource contains the user-friendly, step-by-step information you need to confidently perform the full range of sports medicine surgical procedures. In one convenient place, you'll find the entire Sports Medicine section, as well as relevant chapters from the Shoulder and Elbow; Pediatrics; Hand, Wrist, and Forearm; Adult Reconstruction; and Foot and Ankle sections of Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery." -- Publisher
Athletes and neurological injuries : a view from 10,000 feet -- Medicolegal considerations in neurological sports medicine -- Having a game plan -- Biomechanics, pathophysiology, and classification of concussion -- In the trenches : acute evaluation and management of concussion -- Neuroimaging and neurophysiological studies in the head-injured athlete -- Neuropsychological assessment in concussion -- Role of balance testing and other adjunct measures in concussion -- Postconcussion syndrome -- Neuropathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- The emerging role of subconcussion -- Severe head injury and second impact syndrome -- Neurological considerations in return to sport participation -- The role of pharmacologic therapy and rehabilitation in concussion -- The research behind natural neuroprotective approaches to concussion -- Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine injuries : types, causal mechanisms, and clinical features -- Management of spine injuries, including rehabilitation, surgical considerations, and return to play -- Peripheral nerve injuries in athletes -- Headaches in athletics -- Heat illness in sport. - National Library of Medicine website.
"Sports Medicine Conditions: Return to Play addresses the most important and challenging problems in sports medicine, determining the appropriate time for an athlete to return to play. With this handy resource, you'll explore the latest imaging diagnostics, and get vital information on surgical and non-surgical therapies for athletic injuries. Look inside and discover... Injury-based organization lets you find the facts you need quickly - Two-page spread format for each injury lets you find practical solutions at a glance - Consistent presentation covers History/Mechanism of Injury, Physical Examination, Imaging, Classification, Operative and Nonoperative Treatments, Rehabilitation Principles, and Return to Play - Expert perspectives let you benefit from the experience of orthopedics, sports medicine, and physical therapy professionals - Abundant original composite illustrations that clearly demonstrate operative procedures for these injuries"--Provided by publisher.
"This new addition to The 5-Minute Consult Series is a clinically oriented quick consult reference for sports medicine. For the first time, common sports-related problems faced by primary care practitioners are thoroughly and concisely presented in the famous fast-access 5-Minute Consult format.Chapters on musculoskeletal problems cover basics; diagnosis; acute treatment, including on-field management; long-term treatment, including rehabilitation and referrals; and commonly asked questions. Other chapters address the special populations of children, adolescents, females, geriatric athletes, and disabled athletes and general medical problems in athletic individuals. Appendices include clinical care algorithms, a guide to the preparticipation examination, and patient education handouts"--Provided by publisher.
Covering all athletes throughout their lifespan, this 2-volume reference explores the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of sports-related injuries and medical disorders. It provides the most clinically focused, comprehensive guidance available in any single source, with contributions from the most respected authorities in the field.