Clinical Care of the Runner, 1st Edition

Assessment, Biomechanical Principles, and Injury Management
Author :
Mark Harrast
Date of Publication: 11/2019

Offering current guidance from national and international experts, Clinical Care of the Runner provides a comprehensive, practical approach to caring for the runner patient. Editor Dr. Mark A. Harrast, Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation M ...view more

Offering current guidance from national and international experts, Clinical Care of the Runner provides a comprehensive, practical approach to caring for the runner patient. Editor Dr. Mark A. Harrast, Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine and Medical Director for Husky Stadium and the Seattle Marathon, ensures that you’re up to date with assessment, biomechanics, musculoskeletal injuries, medical illness, training, special populations, and other key topics.

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Offering current guidance from national and international experts, Clinical Care of the Runner provides a comprehensive, practical approach to caring for the runner patient. Editor Dr. Mark A. Harrast, Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine and Medical Director for Husky Stadium and the Seattle Marathon, ensures that you’re up to date with assessment, biomechanics, musculoskeletal injuries, medical illness, training, special populations, and other key topics.


Key Features
  • Covers general topics such as evaluation of the injured runner, on-the-field and in-office assessment, and sports psychology for the runner.
  • Includes biomechanics and rehabilitation chapters, including running gait assessment, choosing a running shoe, and deep water running for prevention and rehabilitation of running injuries.
  • Provides expert guidance on bone stress injuries and bone health, osteoarthritis and running, knee injuries in runners, and other musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Features a section on specific populations such as the novice runner, the youth runner, the peripartum runner, and the ultramarathoner.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.

Author Information
Edited by Mark A. Harrast, Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship University of Washington Medical Director, Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium Medical Director, Seattle Marathon Advisory Board, International Institute of Race Medicine