Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction / Edition 2

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction / Edition 2

by Jim Clover
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1401861857

ISBN-13: 2901401861857

Pub. Date: 05/30/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness,

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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901401861857
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Athletic Training Chapter 3: Fitness Instruction Chapter 4: Basic Nutrition and Weight Management Chapter 5: Infection Control Chapter 6: Vital Signs Assessment Chapter 7: First Aid Kits Chapter 8: Emergency Preparedness and Assessment Chapter 9: Basic Life Support Chapter 10: Injuries to the Tissues Chapter 11: Injuries to the Head and Spine Chapter 12: Injuries to the Shoulder and Upper Extremities Chapter 13: Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen Chapter 14: Injuries to the Pelvis and Lower Extremities Chapter 15: Environmental and Medical Conditions Chapter 16: Taping, Wrapping, and Bracing Chapter 17: Return to Play Chapter 18: Physical Fitness Assessment Chapter 19: Strengthening and Conditioning Chapter 20: Developing an Individual Training Program Chapter 21: Therapeutic Modalities Chapter 22: Rehabilitation Chapter 23: Ethical and Legal Considerations Chapter 24: The Selling Point: Promoting Fitness Products Chapter 25: Professional Planning

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