Focuses exclusively on the aging athlete (40+ years old) and special considerations for this growing population Covers operative and non-operative management of knee, hip, shoulder, hand, foot, and back injuries, as well as return to sport for each, Discusses fitness, core strengthening and mental and physical stamina building via exercise and nutrition This unique text focuses exclusively on the ever-growing population of aging and masters athletes, both professional and amateur, presenting both operative and nonoperative management strategies for the range of sports-related injuries. The book is thematically divided into three sections. Part I describes the science of musculoskeletal aging and the benefits of remaining active as we age, including proper nutrition, supplements, and medical therapies, and adjuvants. Injuries common to the master’s athlete are presented in part II, from the upper and lower extremities to the hips and spine, with special considerations for these injuries and treatments noted. Recommendations for how to thrive as a masters athlete comprise the final section, including return to sport, injury prevention and exercise as medicine.