Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success / Edition 1

Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success / Edition 1

by Andrew P. Winterstein, A. Winterstein
     
 

The Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success is a unique resource designed for both current and prospective athletic training students. This dynamic text supplements the core concepts, terminology, and educational requirements of athletic training with the combination of didactic and clinical education to establish a foundation of knowledge.

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The Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success is a unique resource designed for both current and prospective athletic training students. This dynamic text supplements the core concepts, terminology, and educational requirements of athletic training with the combination of didactic and clinical education to establish a foundation of knowledge. Unlike other introductory athletic training texts, much of the information is derived from interviews with a diverse group of professionals. This method allows for insight and advice on work environments, ethics, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and building a successful career. The Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success effectively blends the basic skills required by athletic training students with guidance on the human elements of the profession of athletic training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556425707
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Edition description:
First
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Contents

Dedication
Photo and Illustration Credits
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Interview Participants
Foreword
Preface

Section I Understanding Athletic Training
Chapter 1 Athletic Training: An Allied Health Profession
Chapter 2 Historical Perspectives
Chapter 3 Getting Started: Educational Requirements for Athletic Training
Chapter 4 Educational Resources for Athletic Training Students

Section II Common Injuries and Conditions
Chapter 5 Understanding Athletic Injury: Terminology and Classification
Chapter 6 Common Injuries to the Lower Extremity
Chapter 7 Common Injuries to the Upper Extremity
Chapter 8 Common Injuries to the Head, Face, and Spine
Chapter 9 Common Injuries to the Abdomen and Thorax and General Medical Conditions

Section III Planning, Prevention, and Care
Chapter 10 Blood-Borne Pathogens and Universal Precautions
Chapter 11 Emergency Planning and Injury Evaluation
Chapter 12 Environmental Concerns
Chapter 13 First Aid and Initial Injury Care
Chapter 14 Components of Rehabilitation
Chapter 15 Taping and Bracing

Section IV Preparing for Success
Chapter 16 Looking Ahead

Appendix A Board of Certification Standards of Professional Practice
Appendix B National Athletic Trainers’ Association Code of Ethics
Appendix C Obtaining Continuing Education in Athletic Training
Appendix D The Musculoskeletal System

Index
 

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