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Sport and oral health : a concise guide

Sport and oral health : a concise guide

Author: Siobhan C Budd; Jean-Christophe Egea
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
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TThis book aims to explore the intricate interrelationship between oral health and sport, with the focus on highly popular team games, endurance sports, and explosive events. In order to understand the vulnerability of athletes of all levels of ability to oral health problems, relevant aspects of sports physiology and training are outlined, as are the predisposing behavioral, psychological, and physiological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Budd, Siobhan C.
Sport and oral health.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siobhan C Budd; Jean-Christophe Egea
ISBN: 9783319534237 3319534238
OCLC Number: 986802945
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Part I: Sport, Athletes and Training; 1: The Evolution of Sport in Society; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The First Traces of Sport; 1.3 The Emergence of the Olympics; 1.4 Men and Women in Sport; 1.5 Global Expansion: Modern-Day Sport; 1.5.1 Modern-Day American Sport; References; 2: The Popularity and Benefits of Sport and Exercise: Implications in Dentistry; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Implications for the Dental Care Team; 2.3 Understanding Participation: The Benefits of Sport and Exercise. 2.4 Participation in Sport and Exercise: A Few Statistics2.5 The Participation of Children in Sport; 2.6 Disabled Athletes in Sport; References; 3: Specifics of Physical Sports and Athletes: Different Types of Athletic Patients; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 A Definition of Sport; 3.3 A Clarification of Physical Activity, Sport and Exercise; 3.4 The Connection Between Different Types of Physical Sports; 3.5 Athletes: A Definition; 3.5.1 Which Sport for Which Athlete?; References; 4: Understanding Training for Physical Sports and Its Physiological Demands; 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 The Aim of Training4.3 The Four Key Parameters of Physical Training; 4.4 Limitations of Athletic Performance; 4.4.1 During Competition and Training; 4.4.2 Long-Term Limitations; References; Part II: Oral Health and Sports-Related Risks; 5: The Importance of Oral Health and Athletes; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Oral Health; 5.3 Risk Factors and Oral Health: On a Global Scale; 5.4 Reducing Oral Health Risks: Guidelines from the WHO; 5.5 The Specific Case of Athletes and Oral Health; 5.6 Regulatory Medical Surveillance of Sport: A European Example. 5.7 The Role of Sports Federations: The French ExampleReferences; 6: Oral Health Risk Factor: Nutrition of Athletes; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Energy Pathways (Metabolism) of Physical Exertion; 6.3 The Energy Consumption of Athletes (Quantitative); 6.3.1 Quantitative Energy Expenditure of a Moderately Active Adult; 6.3.2 Energy Requirements of Athletes in Different Sports; 6.4 Specific Nutrition of Athletes; 6.5 The Risk to Oral Health: Dental Caries and Erosion; 6.5.1 Sports Supplements; 6.5.2 The Risk of Dental Caries: The Need for a 'Sugar Fix' Increasing the Risk: Frequent Ingestion of Carbohydrates6.5.3 The Erosive Potential of Sports Drinks; 6.5.4 Summary: Athletes Particularly at Risk from Dental Caries or Erosion; References; 7: Oral Health Risk Factor: Cumulative Training and High-Intensity Sessions; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Cumulative Weekly Training; 7.3 Intensity of Training Coupled to Cumulation of Training; 7.3.1 Exercise-Induced Modulation of the Immune System: Risk Factor; Acute Versus Cumulative Immune System Modulation; 7.3.2 Sports-Related Immunomodulation and Dentistry; References.
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