Sport First Aid: Official Text of the Nfhs Coaches Education Program

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-01

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"As a coach, you're likely the first on the scene when one of your athletes falls ill or suffers an injury on the field of play. Are you prepared to respond? What exactly is expected of you - by your athletes, their parents, and the law?" "Newly revised and updated to reflect the latest research and best practices put forth by the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute, this fourth edition of Sport First Aid provides high school, collegiate, and club sport coaches with detailed action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 athletic injuries and illnesses." "Organized for quick reference, Sport First Aid covers protocols for conducting emergency action steps and providing life support; performing the physical assessment; administering first aid for bleeding, tissue damage, and unstable injuries; moving an injured athlete; and returning athletes to play."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Sport First Aid
Your Role on the Athletic Health Care Team
Sport First Aid Game Plan
Basic Sport First Aid Skills
Anatomy and Sport Injury Terminology
Emergency Action Steps and Providing Life Support
Physical Assessment and First Aid Techniques
Moving Injured or Sick Athletes
Sport First Aid for Specific Injuries
Respiratory Emergencies and Illnesses
Closed Head and Spine Injuries
Internal Organ Injuries
Sudden Illnesses
Weather-Related Problems
Upper Body Musculoskeletal Injuries
Lower Body Musculoskeletal Injuries
Facial and Scalp Injuries
Skin Problems
First Aid Protocols
ASEP Coaches Education Program
About the Author
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