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

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  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-23
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach is the leading text in the athletic training field. The text is designed to lead the student from general foundations to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation.

Now in its 14th edition, Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training continues to innovate, with several new features available with the new edition:

-Connect Athletic Training: the first online learning management system for the athletic training course, featuring assignable labs, videos, Internet exercises, an optional integrated ebook, and more

-Full color photographs and illustrations throughout the entire text

-Expanded coverage of athletic trainers working in a variety of employment settings

Table of Contents

I Professional Development and Responsibilities

1 The Athletic Trainer as a Health Care Provider

2 Health Care Organization and Administration in Athletic Training

3 Legal Concerns and Insurance Issues

II Risk Management

4 Conditioning Techniques

5 Nutrition and Supplements

6 Environmental Considerations

7 Protective Gear and Sports Equipment

8 Bandaging and Taping

III Pathology of Sports Injury

9 Mechanisms and Characteristics of Musculoskeletal and Nerve Trauma

10 Tissue Response to Injury

IV Management Skills

11 Psychosocial Intervention for Sports Injuries and Illnesses

12 On-the-Field Acute Care and Emergency Procedures

13 Off-the-Field Injury Evaluation

14 Infectious Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions

15 Using Therapeutic Modalities

16 Using Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation

17 Pharmacology, Drugs, and Sports

V Musculoskeletal Conditions

18 The Foot

19 The Ankle and Lower Leg

20 The Knee and Related Structures

21 The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis

22 The Shoulder Complex

23 The Elbow

24 The Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers

25 The Spine

VI General Medical Conditions

26 The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

27 The Thorax and Abdomen

28 Skin Disorders

29 Additional General Medical Conditions

Appendix A NATA Code of Ethics

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