Concepts of Athletic Training / Edition 3

Concepts of Athletic Training / Edition 3

by Ronald P. Pfeiffer, Brent C. Mangus
     
 

This textbook for students of physical education, athletic training, and coaching discusses common sports injuries. A sampling of topics includes injuries to various regions of the body, skin conditions, injury evaluation, injury prevention, nutritional considerations, and legal issues. Most chapters contain an anatomy review and many discuss treatments such as… See more details below

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This textbook for students of physical education, athletic training, and coaching discusses common sports injuries. A sampling of topics includes injuries to various regions of the body, skin conditions, injury evaluation, injury prevention, nutritional considerations, and legal issues. Most chapters contain an anatomy review and many discuss treatments such as exercise rehabilitation and preventative ankle taping. The text is accompanied throughout by black and white photographs and illustrations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763714598
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
09/17/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The concept of sports injury1
Ch. 2The athletic health care team19
Ch. 3The law of sports injury29
Ch. 4Sports-injury prevention39
Ch. 5The psychology of injury53
Ch. 6Nutritional considerations65
Ch. 7Emergency plan and initial injury evaluation83
Ch. 8The injury process97
Ch. 9Injuries to the head, neck, and face111
Ch. 10Injuries to the thoracic through coccygeal spine139
Ch. 11Injuries to the shoulder region149
Ch. 12Injuries to the arm, wrist, and hand165
Ch. 13Injuries to the thorax and abdomen191
Ch. 14Injuries to the hip and pelvis201
Ch. 15Injuries to the thigh, leg, and knee211
Ch. 16Injuries to the lower leg, ankle, and foot227
Ch. 17Skin conditions in sports247
Ch. 18Thermal injuries258
Ch. 19Other medical concerns271
Ch. 20The adolescent athlete : special medical concerns285
App. 1CPR297
App. 2Bloodborne pathogens313
App. 3NATA position statement : exertional heat illnesses341
App. 4Weight loss in wrestlers363
App. 5Health evaluation history369
App. 6Generic first aid kit for sports injuries (checklist)371
App. 7Rehabilitation : an overview372
App. 8Equipment fitting379

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