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Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

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ISBN-10: 140181199X

ISBN-13: 9781401811990

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert C. France

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Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is a book written for individuals interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. This book is unique in that it covers four distinct disciplines in an easy to understand format. The four disciplines covered include: Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Anatomy, and Physiology. This all-in-one resource allows the individual to grasp the concepts of anatomy and physiology, and then apply them to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Each discipline is fully presented, and uniquely sequenced together to give the user a full understanding of this exciting field. There are comprehensive chapters on nutrition and sports psychology.…    
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

Preface
Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Sports Medicine: The Multidisciplinary Approach to Athletic Health Care
Sports Medicine
Professions Associated with Sports Medicine
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Athletic Training
What Is Athletic Training
The Need for Athletic Trainers
The History and Development of Athletic Training
Qualifications of a Successful Certified Athletic Trainer
Work Settings for the Certified Athletic Trainer
Professional Organizations for Certified Athletic Trainers
Athlete's Bill of Rights
Liability and Risk Management
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Central Training Room
The Central Training Room
Operation of the Central Training Room
OSHA Standards and the Athletic Training Facility
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Athletic Training Student Aide Program
Athletic Training Student Aides
Organizing a First-Class Program
Program Funding
A Model Program
Student Expectations
Responsibilities of the Athletic Training Student Aide
Evaluation of the Athletic Training Student Aide Program
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Roles and Responsibilities in Athletic Training
Emergency Preparedness: Injury Game Plan
Emergency Preparedness
The Emergency Action Plan
Identifying a Medical Emergency
Emergency Medical Cards
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Pre-Participation Physical Examination
The Pre-Participation Physical Examination
Components of the Pre-Participation Physical Examination
Clearance for Participation in Sports
Recordkeeping
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Prehabilitation and Preseason Conditioning
Prehabilitation
Preseason Conditioning
Strength Training
Strength Training Exercises
Cardiorespiratory Conditioning
Special Individualized Programs
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Nutrition and the Athlete
Nutrition
Energy
Food Components
Daily Values
Food Guide Pyramid
Nutritional Quackery
Making the Weight
Disordered Eating
Special Diets
Calculating "Ideal" Weight for Athletes
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Dietary Supplements and Performance Enhancers
Popular Nutritional Supplements
Performance Enhancers
Current IOC, NCAA, and Professional Standards
Education for Athletes
Ethics in Athletics
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Sports Psychology
Sports Psychology
Motivation
Goal Setting
Imagery and Simulation
Strategies to Cope with Stress and Disappointment
Self-Confidence
Careers in Sports Psychology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Answers to Stress Performance Test
Assessment and Evaluation of Sports Injuries
Assessment and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries
Factors Influencing Athletic Injuries
Recognition and Evaluation
Return-to-Play Criteria
Documentation of Injuries
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Therapeutic Physical Modalities
Therapeutic Physical Modalities
Thermal Modalities
Therapeutic Electrical Modalities
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Taping and Wrapping
Taping and Wrapping in the Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
Prophylactic Taping of the Ankle
Low-Dye Taping
Turf-Toe Taping
Achilles-Tendon Taping
Shin-Splint Taping
Wrist Taping
Thumb Taping
Finger Support
Elbow Taping
Groin Wrap
Hip Flexor Wrap
Thigh Compression Wrap
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Injury Assessment and Management
Kinesiology
Kinesiology
Articular System
Classification of Joints
Movements of Diarthroses (Synovial Joints)
Disorders of Joints
Anatomical Planes
Open and Closed Kinematic Chains
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Bleeding and Shock
The Cardiorespiratory System
The Circulatory System
The Heart's Conduction System
Body Substance Isolation
OSHA Guidelines for Infectious Disease Control
Wound Care
Bleeding
Arterial Bleeding
Shock
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Bones and Soft Tissues
The Skeletal System
Bones
Injuries to Bones
Muscles
Characteristics of Muscles
Muscle Attachments and Functions
Sources of Energy and Heat
Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Fatigue
Muscle Tone
Injuries to Muscles
Nerves
Injury to Nerves
Soft Tissue Injuries
The Body's Response to Injury
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg
The Lower Leg
The Foot and Ankle
Basic Anatomy of the Lower Leg
Common Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Rehabilitation of Foot and Ankle Injuries
Common Injuries to the Lower Leg
Additional Tests for the Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Knee
The Knee
Knee Injuries
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Hip and Pelvis
The Hip and Pelvis
Common Injuries and Conditions of the Hip and Thigh
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
The Elbow
Common Injuries of the Elbow
The Wrist and Hand
Hand and Wrist Injuries
Strengthening Exercises for the Wrist
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Shoulder
The Shoulder Girdle Complex
Overuse Injuries to the Shoulder
Traumatic Shoulder Injuries
Is It a Shoulder Injury?
Additional Stretching and Strengthening Exercises for the Shoulder
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Chest and Abdomen
The Thoracic Cavity
Ribs and Sternum
The Respiratory System
Respiration
Mechanics of Breathing
Control of Breathing
Lung Capacity and Volume
Disorders of the Respiratory System
Chest (Thorax) Injuries
Injury Prevention for the Chest
The Abdominopelvic Cavity
Protection of the Abdominal Organs
Organs of the Abdominopelvic Cavity
Abdominal Injuries
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Head and Face
The Head and Face
The Eye
Pathway of Vision
Eye Injuries
The Ear
Injuries to the Ear
The Nose
Injuries to the Nose
The Mouth and Jaw
Injuries to the Mouth and Jaw
The Head
Head Injuries
Brain Injuries
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
The Spine
The Nervous System
The Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous Systems
The Spine
Injuries to the Spine
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Special Considerations
Special Considerations in Athletes
Special Considerations in Athletics
Environmental Conditions and Athletic Participation
Skin Conditions in Athletes
Diabetes
Seizure Disorders
Insect Bites and Stings
The Female Athlete Triad
Conclusion
Review Questions
Projects and Activities
Learning Links
Glossary
References
Resources
Index