The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment

How to Avoid Common Problems and Deal with Them When They Happen

LIST PRICE £16.99

About The Book

An indespensible safety guide for professional athletes, coaches, lifelong runners, and beginners.

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.

With chapters on important and diverse topics such as proper nutrition, muscular ailments, skeletal injuries, medical illnesses caused by racing and proper recovery, The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a must-have on the shelf of every runner.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (October 3, 2017)
  • Length: 440 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510717909

Raves and Reviews

I'd highly recommend The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment to any runner as a way to prevent, get through and bounce back from injury.” –Ryan Hall, Olympian and US-record holder in the half-marathon

“Touching on everything from stress fractures to gastrointestinal issues to race fueling, The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment gives a comprehensive and practical guide for all runners to help us treat, navigate, and prevent the injuries and issues that keep us sidelined.” –Amelia Boone, three-time winner of World’s Toughest Mudder obstacle race and 2013 Spartan Race World Champion

The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a heavy read. For good reason! There is tons of usable and applicable science for everyone who has a passion for running.” –Ray Zahab, ultramarathoner and author of Running for My Life

"Thorough and well researched, this reference will be indispensable for runners with a proactive attitude toward their own safety." –Publishers Weekly

I'd highly recommend The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment to any runner as a way to prevent, get through and bounce back from injury.” –Ryan Hall, Olympian and US-record holder in the half-marathon

“Touching on everything from stress fractures to gastrointestinal issues to race fueling, The Long Distance Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment gives a comprehensive and practical guide for all runners to help us treat, navigate, and prevent the injuries and issues that keep us sidelined.” –Amelia Boone, three-time winner of World’s Toughest Mudder obstacle race and 2013 Spartan Race World Champion

The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment is a heavy read. For good reason! There is tons of usable and applicable science for everyone who has a passion for running.” –Ray Zahab, ultramarathoner and author of Running for My Life

"Thorough and well researched, this reference will be indispensable for runners with a proactive attitude toward their own safety." –Publishers Weekly