The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment
How to Avoid Common Problems and Deal With Them When They HappenBook - 2017
For any runner who loves hitting the pavement and conquering half-, full-, and ultra-marathons, getting injured is a terrifying, and often heartbreaking, setback. Yet, almost three-quarters of long distance runners will suffer from a serious injury several times in their athletic career. Although it may be impossible to completely avoid injury, The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a vital source to help those who love to run understand some of the most common causes of injuries, and learn how to best avoid and treat athletic ailments. In this book, expert editors and long-time runners Brian Krabak and Grant Lipman combine valuable insights, tips, and tactics from more than a dozen medical professionals who specialize in treating endurance athletes.
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 
Characteristics: ix, 424 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm