Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This market-leading text emphasizes the prevention and management of athletic injuries and remains the only text to cover all aspects of the profession of athletic training. It is a valuable resource in seeking professional certification. The text provides practical, career-oriented content for students in athletic training, sports medicine, physical education, physical therapy, and coaching.

Table of Contents

Professional Development and Responsibilities
The Athletic Trainer as a Health Care Provider
Health Care Organization and Administration in Athletic Training
Legal Concerns and Insurance Issues
Risk Management
Conditioning Techniques
Nutrition and Supplements
Environmental Considerations
Protective Gear and Sports Equipment
Bandaging and Taping
Pathology of Sports Injury
Mechanisms and Characteristics of Musculoskeletal and Nerve Trauma
Tissue Response to Injury
Management Skills
Psychosocial Intervention for Sports Injuries and Illnesses
On-the-Field Acute Care and Emergency Procedures
Off-the-Field Injury Evaluation
Infectious Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions
Using Therapeutic Modalities
Using Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation
Pharmacology, Drugs, and Sports
Musculoskeletal Conditions
The Foot
The Ankle and Lower Leg
The Knee and Related Structures
The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
The Shoulder Complex
The Elbow
The Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers
The Spine VI
General Medical Conditions
The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
The Thorax and Abdomen
Skin Disorders
Additional General Medical Conditions
NATA Code of Ethics
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