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Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Series

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Series

Imagine reading about palpation of the cervical spine versus watching the head athletic trainer at Southeast Missouri State University perform and explain the process in vivid, high-quality video. Which is likely to result in better student comprehension and recall?

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Series is an essential resource for the study and teaching of sports medicine and exercise science. The program is designed for both graduate and undergraduate programs and boasts:

  • Exclusive, unique content. Expert lectures and practical demonstrations showcase thousands of skills and techniques and are available nowhere else.
  • The most comprehensive coverage. With over 1,000 hours of titles, this is a video encyclopedia for a wide range of sport, fitness, and exercise issues, including athletic training, health promotion, physical education, kinesiology/human movement, exercise physiology, nutritional science, sports medicine, sports science, and physical therapy.
  • The highest quality material. Content in the collection is approved for educational use by several prestigious professional organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Medical Fitness Association.
  • An award winning platform, designed specifically for libraries to facilitate teaching. 

Teaching power

All of the videos in the collection are thoroughly indexed and transcribed, allowing users to find content by subject, clinician expertise, patient details, methodologies, diagnoses, and other search points. Advanced features such as static URLs, synchronized transcripts, and clip-making tools let users easily share, cite, and annotate content. For the first time, video can be integrated into coursework and assignments as easily as text.

Only Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Series allows for such detailed queries as:

  • Find techniques for managing obesity in adolescent populations.
  • What are the most common lower-quadrant muscle imbalances?
  • Show me drills for developing lateral speed and agility.
  • How can I isolate the infraspinatus when evaluating a shoulder injury?
  • Show me program design elements for training small groups of both men and women.
  • How do nutritional needs change from adolescence to adulthood?
  • What do normal rotations of the tibia, femur, and pelvis look like in a walking gait?
  • What are some effective techniques for motivating adults to adhere to an exercise program?


The series includes material from over 800 internationally renowned physicians, exercise scientists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, registered dieticians, sport psychologists, personal trainers, and health and wellness experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.


  • Walter M. Bortz II, MD: Past president of the American Geriatric Society
  • Melinda Millard-Stafford, PhD, FACSM: Past president of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Tedd Mitchell, MD: Medical director of the world-famous Cooper Clinic in Dallas
  • Fran O’Connor, MD: Past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP: Chief medical correspondent for Discovery Health TV
  • Eddie Phillips, MD, FACSM: Director of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard University
  • Bob Sallis, MD, FACSM: Chair of ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine initiative
  • Rod Walters, DA, ATC: National Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame inductee

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video: Volume I

This volume contains over 650 titles—750 hours of high quality content. Eighty percent of the collection was produced between 2009 and 2012, and more than half of the titles feature the latest demonstrations of procedures, techniques, and skills. Highlights include Move to Improve, the series developed by Healthy Learning and the YMCA that demonstrates movement and exercise training techniques, class management and design, and motivation, and the majority of Sports Medicine’s catalog, including well-known classics like ACE’s Guide to Exercise and Weight ControlDrills and Exercises to Improve Agility by Jay Dawes, and Exercise Testing and Program Design: A Fitness Professional’s Guide by Barry Franklin.  

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video: Volume II 

Customers who acquire the second volume receive 750 hours of the latest, most topical content. In addition to updating the topical coverage of Volume I, this volume addresses new developments in the field such as:

  • Sudden-death prevention: Preventing Sudden Death in Athletes, Kelci Stringer, Korey Stringer Institute, et al., 80 min. (2012).
  • Sports-related brain trauma: E.g. Demystifying Difficult Brain and Spine Injuries, Marci Goolsby, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery, et al., 120 min. (2014).
  • Care of pediatric athletes: Controversies in the Care of Pediatric Athletes, Julie Gilchrist, MD, CDC, et al., 85 min. (2012).
  • Diversity in sport: Titles for specific populations such as Strength Training for WomenStop Assuming: Assess Your Wheelchair Athletes to Maximize Training; and “Rockin’ Senior’s Circuits.
  • Specific types of training: Titles such as The Naked Athlete: Bodyweight TrainingTriathlon Training: Conquering the Triple Challenge; and Progressive Pilates.
  • Respiratory: Exclusive titles such as Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Lung Disease and Asthma, and Tobacco Education for the Hospital Team.

Publication details

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video: Volumes I and II are video streaming collections available to libraries and educational institutions worldwide via subscription or one-time purchase of perpetual rights. No special setup or software is required—all you need is an Internet connection.

Discounts are available for purchasers of both collections.


Valuable for students and instructors in medical school and allied practitioner training programs. Summing up: Highly recommended.