Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE & ATHLETIC TRAINING 2E is ideal for individuals interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes and is the first full-concept book around which an entire course can be created. This book covers Sports Medicine, Athletic Training and Anatomy and Physiology in an easy to understand format that allows the reader to grasp functional concepts of the human boday and then apply this knowledge to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Comprehensive chapters on nutrition, sports psychology, kinesiology and therapeutic modalities are also included. Readers will appreciate both the depth of the material covered and the ease in which it is presented.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Sports Medicine: the Multidisciplinary Approach to Athletic Health Care
Athletic Training
The Central Training Room
The Athletic Training Student Aide Program
Roles and Responsibilities in Athletic Training
Emergency Preparedness: Injury Game Plan
The Pre-Participation Physical Examination
Prehabilitation and Preseason Conditioning
Nutrition and the Athlete
Dietary Supplements and Performance Enhancers
Sports Psychology
Assessment and Evaluation of Sports Injuries
Therapeutic Physical Modalities
Taping and Wrapping
Injury Assessment and Management
Bleeding and Shock
The Bones and Soft Tissues
The Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg
The Knee
The Hip and Pelvis
The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
The Shoulder
The Chest and Abdomen
The Head and Face
The Spine
Special Considerations
Special Considerations in Athletes
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