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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper)

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073310237

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ISBN13: 978-0073310237
ISBN10: 0073310239
Edition: 7TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) - 7TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073310237

William E. Prentice and Daniel D. Arnheim

ISBN13: 978-0073310237
ISBN10: 0073310239
Edition: 7TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No

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.

New Features

  • New chapter on Substance Abuse, dedicated solely to the problems of substance abuse in the physically active population. (Chapter 25)
  • Clearly defines who this book is written for, and provides a deeper discussion of the roles of the fitness professional (i.e. personal fitness trainers, strength and condition coaches), recreation specialists, athletic administrators, and coaches in the sport medicine team and how that information can be used to effectively manage athletic healthcare. (Chapter 1)
  • Includes a discussion of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and how these protections affect the sports medicine team. (Chapter 2)
  • Fully reorganized chapter 5 on sports nutrition and supplements that expands the emphasis of dietary supplement use, the lack of FDA regulation of supplements, explains the new MyPyramid, which replaces the Food Guide Pyramid, and provides new information on popular low carbohydrate diets. (Chapter 5)
  • Incorporates 2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for emergency care, which is designed to simplify and improve effectiveness of CPR and ECC. (Chapter 7)
  • Provides new information on Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, providing a stronger understanding of the infection, its management and safety factors. (Chapter 23)
  • Illustrations and photographs have been significantly updated, with many dated line drawings being replaced by photographs.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Organizing and Establishing an Effective Athletic Health Care System

1: Fitness Professionals, Coaches and the Sports Medicine Team; Defining Roles
2: Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program
3: Legal Liability and Insurance
4: Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training
5: Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Part 2: Techniques for Preventing and Minimizing Sport-Related Injuries

6: Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment
7: Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment
8: Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care
9: Helping the Injured Athletic Psychologically
10: Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions
11: Bandaging and Taping Techniques
12: Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation

Part 3: Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions

13: Recognizing Different Sports Injuries
14: The Foot
15: The Ankle and Lower Leg
16: The Knee and Related Structures
17: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
18: The Shoulder Complex
19: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
20: The Spine
21: The Thorax and Abdomen
22: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
23: General Medical Conditions and Additional Health Concerns
24: Substance Abuse
25: Preventing and Managing Injuries in Young Athletes

Appendix A: Employment Settings for the Athletic Trainer
Appendix B: Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer

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