Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine

ISBN-10: 0736003231

ISBN-13: 9780736003230

Edition: 2003

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Description: Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine gives a non-orthopedic approach to sports medicine that will help athletic trainers, sports therapists, sports medicine physicians, and health practitioners as well as students in these areas focus on athletes' general health issues. Readers will be able to understand the primary care concerns of athletes, earn their trust, and work more effectively with them.From hypothermia to mononucleosis, Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine will help readers recognize relevant signs and symptoms and determine when a physician's attention, diagnosis, and treatment are required. The book outlines different courses of treatment, the significant role an athletic trainer plays in the healing process, and factors involved in the decision to return to activity.University sports medicine team physicians Dr. Greg Landry and Dr. David Bernhardt treat athletes and lecture extensively on the care of athletes with disorders in body systems, infections and allergies, nutritional disorders, psychological issues, and pharmacological concerns. In Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine they share their knowledge and experience with those already practicing in the field and those who are studying to become athletic trainers, physical therapists, and personal trainers. The text is packed with relevant and practical topics, including the psychological dimensions of working with adolescents, athletes undergoing rehab and burnout, and those showing signs of sexually transmitted diseases or addictive behaviors.The book also provides the following information:- Extensive medical terminology to help readers communicate better with athletes' physicians- Almost 100 line drawings and photos- Hands-on advice for those working with athletes with asthma, diabetes, and other chronic conditions that require ongoing and practical interventions- Pedagogical aids including chapter objectives and summaries, lists of terms and definitions in each chapter as well as in a glossary, case studies, a listing of resources for further information in each chapter, and an extensive indexWith Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine, professionals and students in athletic training, personal training, and sports medicine have an essential reference and textbook that will increase their knowledge base and help them contribute immeasurably to the long-term health of athletes.

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Book details

List price: $86.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 6/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
System Disorders
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sudden Cardiac Death--Basic Concepts and Incidence
Young Athletes--Causes of Sudden Death
Screening and Referrals for Cardiac Evaluation
Summary
Gastroenterological Pathologies
History
Physical Examination
Common Disorders
Abdominal Trauma
Summary
Neurological Pathologies
Return-to-Play Decisions
Concussions
Seizures
Infectious Brain Diseases
Headaches
Summary
Diabetes Mellitus
Diagnosis
Insulin Treatment
Diabetes and Exercise
Working With Athletes Who Have Diabetes
Summary
Eye, Ear, and Maxillofacial Pathologies
Eye Traumas, Infections, and Disorders
Ear Trauma, Infections, and Disorders
Maxillofacial Injuries
Summary
Gender-Based Pathologies
Female Athlete Triad
Disorders of the Reproductive System
Summary
Infectious Conditions and Allergies
Dermatological Pathologies
Trauma
Dermatitis/Eczema
Infections
Summary
Respiratory Pathologies
Exercise-Induced Asthma
Other Diagnostic Possibilities
Summary
Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Blood-Borne Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Blood-Borne Viral Infections
Summary
Common Infectious Diseases
Common Cold
Influenza
Infectious Mononucleosis
Summary
Nutritional and Pharmacological Concerns
Nutrition
Athletic Diets Versus Typical American Diets
Energy Requirements
Nutrient Requirements
Pregame Meals
Common Nutritional Supplements
Summary
Weight Control
Ideal Body Weight
Body Composition
Weight-Loss Issues
Weight-Gain Issues
Summary
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Mechanism of Action
Classification
Therapeutic Effects
Side Effects
Drug Interactions
Summary
Drugs, Supplements, and the Athlete
Overview
Ergogenic Drugs
Recreational Drugs
Other Sedatives
Beta-Blockers
Herbal Supplements
Risks of Herbal Supplements
Summary
Drug Testing in the Athletic Setting
Overview of Drug Screening
Notification of Results
Effectiveness and Cost of Drug Screening
Legal and Ethical Questions
Summary
Special Issues
Environmental Concerns
Heat-Related Illnesses
Cold-Related Injuries
High Altitude
Lightning
Summary
Psychological Aspects of Sport and Rehabilitation
Personality Traits of Athletes
Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation
Athletes and Mental Illness
Performance Enhancement
Summary
Growth and Maturation During Adolescence
Physical Development
Psychological Development of the Adolescent
Summary
Preparticipation Physical Examination
Reasons for Performing the Preparticipation Physical Examination
Mechanics: Timing, Location, and Types of Examinations
The History Is the Key
Components of the Physical Exam
Decisions Concerning Playability
Summary
Sports Medicine As a Specialty
Glossary
References
Index
About the Authors
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