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Concepts of Athletic Training / Edition 3
     

Concepts of Athletic Training / Edition 3

by Ronald P. Pfeiffer, Brent C. Mangus
 

ISBN-10: 0763714593

ISBN-13: 9780763714598

Pub. Date: 09/17/2001

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

Concepts of Athletic Training is written for individuals entering the physical education and/or coaching fields. Although it covers a broad range of topics, the focus of the text remains on prevention and the emergency care of common sports injuries. The goal of the book is to prepare physical educators and coaches for working with athletes and managing sports

Overview

Concepts of Athletic Training is written for individuals entering the physical education and/or coaching fields. Although it covers a broad range of topics, the focus of the text remains on prevention and the emergency care of common sports injuries. The goal of the book is to prepare physical educators and coaches for working with athletes and managing sports injuries in the absence of a certified athletic trainer. Contributions from athletic trainers provide professional and personal perspectives in every chapter.

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

Prefacexi
Chapter 1The Concept of Sports Injury1
Chapter 2The Athletic Health Care Team19
Chapter 3The Law of Sports Injury29
Chapter 4Sports-Injury Prevention39
Chapter 5The Psychology of Injury53
Chapter 6Nutritional Considerations65
Chapter 7Emergency Plan and Initial Injury Evaluation83
Chapter 8The Injury Process97
Chapter 9Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Face111
Chapter 10Injuries to the Thoracic Through Coccygeal Spine139
Chapter 11Injuries to the Shoulder Region149
Chapter 12Injuries to the Arm, Wrist, and Hand165
Chapter 13Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen191
Chapter 14Injuries to the Hip and Pelvis201
Chapter 15Injuries to the Thigh, Leg, and Knee211
Chapter 16Injuries to the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot227
Chapter 17Skin Conditions in Sports247
Chapter 18Thermal Injuries258
Chapter 19Other Medical Concerns271
Chapter 20The Adolescent Athlete: Special Medical Concerns285
Appendix 1CPR297
Appendix 2Bloodborne Pathogens313
Appendix 3NATA Position Statement: Exertional Heat Illnesses341
Appendix 4Weight Loss in Wrestlers363
Appendix 5Health Evaluation History369
Appendix 6Generic First Aid Kit for Sports Injuries (Checklist)371
Appendix 7Rehabilitation: An Overview372
Appendix 8Equipment Fitting379
Glossary385
Index395

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