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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper)

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) - 9th edition

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780078022616

ISBN10: 0078022614

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) by Prentice - ISBN 9780078022616
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (Paper) by Prentice - ISBN 9780078022616

ISBN13: 9780078022616

ISBN10: 0078022614

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13

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Apply your skills in Athletic Injury Management!

Essentials of Athletic Injury Managementprovides the information you need to manage the care of athletic injuries-from prevention, identification and assessment of injuries to interaction with players, parents and physicians. Designed for those beginning careers in coaching, physical education, and the fitness profession, this text prepares students to manage injury and emergency situations when an athletic trainer or physician is not available. Action plans, checklists and applications of universal precautions in athletic environments are included to provide the practical tools needed to get started in the field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents PART I: 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 PART II: Preventing Injuries in an Athletic Health Care System 4: Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training 5: Sports Nutrition and Supplements 6: Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment 7: Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions PART III: Techniques for Treating and Managing Sport-Related Injuries 8: Handling Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment 9: Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care 10: Wrapping and Taping Techniques 11: Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation 12: Helping the Injured Athlete Psychologically PART IV: Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions 13: Recognizing Different Sports Injuries 14: The Foot and Toes 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 Appendixes Appendix A: Employment Settings for the Athletic Trainer Appendix B: Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer Appendix C: Directional Movements for Body Joints Glossary Credits Index

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