Concepts of Athletic Training

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett
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Concepts of Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, represents over a decade of evolution and revision of the previous editions in an effort to better serve students considering a career as athletic trainers, K-12 physical educators, or coaches. This outstanding introductory text presents key concepts pertaining To The field of athletic training in a comprehensive, logically sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice. Transition To The Fifth Edition! Click here to access resources to make changing your course materials from the Fourth Edition To The Fifth Edition easier than ever! High School Instructors: Please  click here  to contact your publisher's representative for information on the high school version of Concepts of Athletic Training, Fifth Edition.  

Table of Contents

The concept of sports injuryp. 1
The athletic health care teamp. 22
The law of sports injuryp. 32
Sports-injury preventionp. 42
The psychology of injuryp. 54
Nutritional considerationsp. 66
Emergency plan and initial injury evaluationp. 84
The injury processp. 98
Injuries to the head, neck, and facep. 112
Injuries to the thoracic through coccygeal spinep. 140
Injuries to the shoulder regionp. 150
Injuries to the arm, wrist, and handp. 166
Injuries to the thorax and abdomenp. 194
Injuries to the hip and pelvisp. 204
Injuries to the thigh, leg, and kneep. 214
Injuries to the lower leg, ankle, and footp. 232
Skin conditions in sportsp. 254
Thermal injuriesp. 266
Other medical concernsp. 278
The adolescent athlete : special medical concernsp. 290
CPRp. 303
Bloodborne pathogensp. 321
NATA position statement : exertional heat illnessesp. 345
Weight loss in wrestlersp. 367
Generic first aid kit for sports injuries (checklist)p. 373
Rehabilitation : an overviewp. 374
Equipment fittingp. 381
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