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Management Strategies in Athletic Training - 3E

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780736051378

ISBN10:
0736051376
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/6/2004
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics

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Summary

Updated and invigorated, Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Third Edition,helps readers deal creatively with the management challenges athletic trainers face on the job. Like its predecessor, the new edition uses a case-study approach to teach students theories of organization and administration and to apply them to real-world situations in the profession of athletic training.The text, part of Human Kinetics'Athletic Training Education Series, is an excellent resource for athletic trainers who want comprehensive knowledge of management theory and practice. The book's organization strategies can also be applied beyond athletic training to a variety of fields related to sports medicine, making it a valuable resource for any sports medicine professional. In addition to 10 updated chapters, Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Third Edition,offers new sections on finding a job and planning conferences, plus current coverage of-health insurance concerns,-new administrative standards from the National Athletic Trainers'Association (NATA),-prescription medications,-application of the Americans with Disabilities Act,-computer hardware and software applications,-reimbursement for athletic training services, and-emergency action plans. Designed to encourage critical thinking, Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Third Edition,opens and closes each chapter with realistic and fascinating case studies presenting real-world dilemmas faced by athletic trainers. Students are challenged to analyze and apply the principles in the chapters to solve the kinds of problems they'll face from day to day as professionals.To support learning, the text includes tools such as chapter objectives, boldfaced key terms, review statements for each major section, a running glossary as well as a complete glossary at the end of the book, chapter summaries, sample administrative forms that readers can both study and adapt to their own work situations, review questions, and an index. Special elements and appendixes also provide direction for deeper study by referring students to Internet resources, other Athletic Training Education Series texts, sample forms for athletic training program analysis, and material on regulations and ethics in athletic training.The instructor guide is loaded with additional case studies, course projects, chapter worksheets, and a sample course syllabus, all of which can be used for organizing classes, testing students'knowledge, and creating exciting learning experiences. A test bank also is included.Human Kinetics'Athletic Training Education Series contains five outstanding textbooks, each with its own superb supporting instructional resources. Featuring the work of respected athletic training authorities, the series was created to parallel and expound on the content areas established by the NATA Educational Council. Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Third Edition,addresses the following NATA content areas: Health Care Administration, Professional Development and Responsibilities, Risk Management and Injury Prevention, and Acute Care of Injury and Illness.To learn more about the books in this series, visit the Athletic Training Education Series Web site at www.HumanKinetics.com/AthleticTrainingEducationSeries

Author Biography

Richard Ray is professor and chair of kinesiology at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Athletic Training Education Series ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
Credits xvii
Chapter 1 Theoretical Basis of Management 1(20)
Foundations of Management
2(4)
A Brief History of Management
6(3)
Three Management Roles
9(6)
Improving Managerial Effectiveness
15(1)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
16(5)
Chapter 2 Program Management 21(42)
Vision Statements
22(1)
Mission Statements
23(1)
Planning
24(15)
Meetings and Conferences
39(12)
Program Evaluation
51(9)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
60(3)
Chapter 3 Human Resource Management 63(52)
Factors Related to the Sports Medicine Organization
64(6)
Staff Selection
70(18)
Personnel Deployment
88(5)
Staff Supervision
93(4)
Performance Evaluation
97(12)
Fair Labor Standards Act and Athletic Training
109(1)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
110(5)
Chapter 4 Financial Resource Management 115(24)
Budgeting
117(7)
Purchasing Supplies, Equipment, and Services
124(9)
Inventory Management
133(2)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
135(4)
Chapter 5 Facility Design and Planning 139(26)
Conceptual Development
140(10)
Elements of Sports Medicine Facility Design
150(13)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
163(2)
Chapter 6 Information Management 165(30)
Why Document?
167(1)
Two Kinds of Information
168(18)
Filing Sports Medicine Records
186(1)
The Computer As an Information Management Tool
186(5)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
191(4)
Chapter 7 Reimbursement for Health Care Services 195(26)
Insurance Systems
197(5)
Third-Party Reimbursement
202(4)
Claims Processing
206(9)
Purchasing Insurance Services
215(1)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
216(5)
Chapter 8 Legal Considerations in Sports Medicine 221(24)
Legal Principles
223(3)
Reducing the Risk of Legal Liability
226(12)
Strategies for Dealing With Legal Challenges
238(2)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
240(5)
Chapter 9 Ethics in Sports Medicine 245(16)
Defining Ethics
247(1)
Relationship Between Legal and Ethical Considerations
248(6)
Three Approaches to Ethical Decision Making
254(1)
Practicing Ethically As an Athletic Trainer: Specific Recommendations
255(1)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
256(5)
Chapter 10 Preparticipation Physical Exams and Drug-Testing Programs 261(24)
Organizing Preparticipation Physical Examinations
262(13)
Organizing Drug-Testing Programs
275(6)
Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice
281(4)
Appendix A WOTS UP Analysis for a Sports Medicine Program 285(8)
Appendix B State Boards Regulating Athletic Training 293(6)
Appendix C Organizational Structure of the National Athletic Trainers' Association 299(2)
Appendix D NATA Code of Ethics 301(2)
Glossary 303(12)
Bibliography 315(8)
Index 323(10)
About the Author 333


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