9781556426384

Athletic Training Exam Review A Student Guide to Success

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    9781556426384

  • ISBN10:

    1556426380

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-06-13
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated
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Summary

Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success, Second Editionis a completely revised and updated version of our best seller, Athletic Training Student Guide to Success. Students are guided throughout the entire testing process, from the day they fill out the application to the day they sit for the actual exam.Unique to this second edition are all-new testing capabilities featuring an on-line component with written examination (multiple choice) questions and a latent-image pen format presenting written simulation situations. With over1,000exam questions and the incorporation of the latest NATA Educational Competencies, this best selling resource has everything needed to prepare students for the NATABOC certification exam.The authors begin the text answering"how"students should prepare, allowing them to establish a suitable framework for studying. This section outlines various study techniques, important test-taking strategies, and the examination format. Methods are offered to improve concentration and time management, skills critical to a student's performance on the exam.The second section is devoted to answer"what"students can expect to see on the exam. Over1,000sample questions are organized into three user-friendly categories: written examination, written simulation, and practical practice. The written examination section includes over350new multiple choice questions covering athletic training domains and other related subjects. Realistic clinical scenarios are tested in the written simulation portion, while the practical practice questions pose realistic tests and procedures for the reader to perform.With more exam questions, an on-line component with written examination (multiple choice) questions, and a latent-image pen format presenting written simulation situations,Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success, Second Editionis an essential resource for anyone preparing for the NATABOC certification exam.

Author Biography

Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC, graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, Pa; in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa, with a Master’s in sports medicine/athletic training; and in 1988 from Temple University with a second Bachelor’s in physical therapy. In addition to treating the general orthopedic population as a physical therapist, she has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and has over 11 years experience as an athletic trainer working with Olympic-level elite athletes at numerous international events, including the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic games. She currently works as a clinical specialist in sports medicine at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ. Karen Manfré, MA, ATR, graduated from State University of New York at Brockport in 1977 with a Bachelor’s in physical education/athletic training and from Rider University with a Master’s in educational administration in 1999. She has been in education for over 20 years and has worked as an athletic trainer at many levels of competition, including professional, elite, and intercollegiate. She currently serves as the head athletic trainer for Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, NJ. Karen Lew, MEd, ATC, LAT, graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1996 with a Bachelor’s in health and physical education and from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Master’s in education in 1997. She is involved with the athletic training education program at Southeastern Louisiana University where she currently serves as the interim program director of athletic training education. In addition to her duties at Southeastern Louisiana University, she has been involved with the Universal Cheerleaders’ Association since 1993. During that time, she has served as an athletic trainer at a variety of camps, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the the annual New Year’s Day Parade in London, England.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foreword
Introduction
Written Simulation Latent-Image Pen and Answer Booklet Instructions
Study Techniques and Test-Taking Strategies
Improving Concentration Additional Study
Suggestions Time Management
Specific Test-Taking Strategies
Decreasing Your Test Anxiety
What to Bring to the Examination
General Information and the Examination Format
Eligibility and Applying for the NATABOC Certification Examination
Development of the NATABOC Certification Examination
The NATABOC Certification Examination Format
Written Examination Sample Questions
Written Simulation Sample Questions
Practical Practice Sample Questions
What To Do If You Do Not Pass the First Time
Sample Study Calendar and Daily Log
Answer Key-Written Examination Sample Questions
Answer Key-Written Simulation Sample Questions
Helpful Websites
Bibliography
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