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This text is designed to help athletic trainers effectively integrate the art of leadership with the science of management. It covers current leadership and management theories and techniques, communication, and conflict resolution, and supplies tools for mastering essential skills and behaviors. It discusses various leadership and motivational styles and covers key human resources, fiscal, and administrative responsibilities, including program planning and management, technology management, and facility design and management. The book also explores legal and risk management issues, professional ethics, and globalization as it relates to athletic training.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments Reviewers
Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING LEADERSHIP Chapter 1: Introduction to Athletic Training and NATA Chapter 2: The Sports Medicine Team and Communication Chapter 3: Professional Preparation
Part II: LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATION Chapter 4: Leadership and Management Theory Chapter 5: Leadership Behaviors and Management Tools Chapter 6: Human Resources
Part III: INFORMATION, FISCAL, AND RISK MANAGEMENT Chapter 7: Managing Technology Chapter 8: Record Keeping Chapter 9: Fiscal Management Chapter 10: Reimbursement and Revenue Chapter 11: Legal Issues and Risk Management
Part IV: PROGRAM AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT Chapter 12: Forming and Planning a Program Chapter 13: Facility Design and Management
Part V: ETHICAL AND GLOBAL ISSUES Chapter 14: Professional Ethics Chapter 15: International Implications
Appendix A: Student-Athlete Health History Questionnaire Form Appendix B: Athlete Information Form Appendix C: Daily Treatments Log Appendix D: NATA Organization Chart Appendix E: Allied Health, Medical, and Professional Organizations Appendix F: List of NATA Position Statements