Essentials of Athletic Injury Management

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/23/2015
  • Publisher: MCG

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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


Appendix A: Employment Settings for the Athletic Trainer

Appendix B: Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer

Appendix C: Directional Movements for Body Joints




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