Counseling in Sports Medicine

ISBN-10: 0880115270
ISBN-13: 9780880115278
Edition: 1999
List price: $54.00
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Book details

List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/21/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Sports medicine professionals are trained to be keenly aware of an athlete`s physical state. But what of the athlete`s emotional needs? Counseling in Sports Medicine identifies the special psychological needs of athletes and demonstrates the important role sports medicine professionals play in counseling.The book will help you empower athletes to cope with many psychological issues, including the impact of injury, and will enable you to use appropriate psychosocial interventions. Build your interaction and communication skills while you learn to equip yourself to conduct effective assessment interviews.Counseling in Sports Medicine offers--counseling concepts and how and when to apply them;-specific case studies, with an extensive glossary and chapter objectives that make the theoretical concepts tangible;-practical recommendations on how to improve counseling skills;-chapters on counseling athletes with specific problems such as substance abuse, eating disorders, stress and anxiety, and catastrophic injury and illness;-examples of situations that warrant a referral to other health professionals; and-documentation issues and ethical considerations.Recognized sports medicine authority Richard Ray joins co-editor Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal and 20 contributors to offer wide-ranging practical applications drawn from years of hands-on experience and research in athletic training and sport psychology.Helping athletes thrive isn`t simply a matter of addressing their physical needs. This handy reference recognizes the importance of athletes` psychological needs and enables you to help them to a healthy outlook.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Counseling Role
The Role of the Sports Medicine Professional in Counseling Athletes
Practical Aspects of Counseling for the Sports Medicine Professional
Psychosocial Dimensions of Sport Injury
Psychosocial Intervention Strategies in Sports Medicine
Effective Interaction Skills for Sports Medicine Professionals
Assessing Athletes Through Individual Interview
Effective Group Health Education Counseling
Using Family Systems Theory to Counsel the Injured Athlete
Referral of Injured Athletes for Counseling and Psychotherapy
Documentation in Counseling
Ethical Perspectives in Counseling
Specific Counseling Issues in Athletic Health Care
Counseling for Substance Abuse Problems
Recognizing and Assisting Athletes with Eating Disorders
Counseling Athletes With Nutritional Concerns
Counseling for the Management of Stress and Anxiety
Counseling for Improved Rehabilitation Adherence
Counseling Athletes With Catastrophic Injury and Illness
References and Annotated Bibliography
Index
About the Contributors
About the Editors

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