Essentials of Athletic Injury Management

ISBN-10: 0073310239
ISBN-13: 9780073310237
Edition: 7th 2008 (Revised)
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Description: Essentials of Athletic Training continues its focus on the basic principles in the care and prevention of athletic injury. It gives coaches, teachers, and students the essential information they need to work with individuals participating in sport.  More...

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Book details

List price: $93.75
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 627
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Essentials of Athletic Training continues its focus on the basic principles in the care and prevention of athletic injury. It gives coaches, teachers, and students the essential information they need to work with individuals participating in sport. The seventh edition comes with additional helpful resources available on the Online Learning Center.

Dr. William Prentice is Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Coordinator of the Sports Medicine Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also serves as the Director of the NATA approved Graduate Athletic Training Education Program. He received his BS and MS from the University of Delaware and his Ph.D. in Sports Medicine and Applied Physiology from the University of Virginia. He also has a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina. He is a Certified Member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and has received the Sayers A. "Bud" Miller Distinguished Athletic Trainer Educator Award and the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from the NATA. In 2004 he was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame. Dr. Prentice served as the Athletic Trainer for the Women's Soccer Program, which has won eighteen NCAA National Championships. He teaches graduate courses in sports medicine and athletic training. Dr. Prentice is the author of nine best-selling texts in athletic training, sports medicine, and health-related fitness.

Organizing and Establishing an Effective Athletic Health Care System
Fitness Professionals, Coaches and the Sports Medicine Team; Defining Roles
Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program
Legal Liability and Insurance
Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training
Sports Nutrition and Supplements
Techniques for Preventing and Minimizing Sport-Related Injuries
Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment
Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment
Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care
Helping the Injured Athletic Psychologically
Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions
Bandaging and Taping Techniques
Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation
Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions
Recognizing Different Sports Injuries
The Foot
The Ankle and Lower Leg
The Knee and Related Structures
The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
The Shoulder Complex
The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
The Spine
The Thorax and Abdomen
The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
General Medical Conditions and Additional Health Concerns
Substance Abuse
Preventing and Managing Injuries in Young Athletes
Employment Settings for the Athletic Trainer
Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer
Glossary
Credits
Index

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