Essentials of Athletic Injury Management

ISBN-10: 0077382013
ISBN-13: 9780077382018
Edition: 8th 2010
List price: $118.95
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List price: $118.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

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 Effects 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 Related Injuries
Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment
Handling Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment
Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care
Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions
Bandaging and Taping Techniques
Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation
Helping the Injured Athlete Psychologically
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

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