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Including over 190 new photographs in the new 8th edition, Essentials of Athletic Injury Management continues its focus on the basic principles in the care and prevention of athletic injury. It provides coaches, teachers, and students the essential information they need to work with individuals participating in sport. The 8th edition includes a full suite of resources available from the online learning center, including downloadable instructor ancillaries, student review materials & interactive quizzes, and more.
William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
PART 1: ORGANIZING AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTS ATHLETIC HEALTH CARE SYSTEM1: Fitness Professionals, Coaches, and the Sports Medicine Team: Defining Roles2: Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program3: Legal Liability and Insurance4: Preventing Injuries through Fitness Training5: Sports Nutrition and SupplementsPART 2: TECHNIQUES FOR PREVENTING AND MINIMIZING RELATED INJURIES6: Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment7: Handling Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment8: Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care9: Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions 10: Bandaging and Taping Techniques11: Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation12: Helping the Injured Athlete PsychologicallyPART 3: RECOGNITION AND MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC INJURIES AND CONDITIONS13: Recognizing Different Sports Injuries14: The Foot15: The Ankle and Lower Leg16: The Knee and Related Structures17: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis18: The Shoulder Complex19: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand20: The Spine21: The Thorax and Abdomen22: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat23: General Medical Conditions and Additional Health Concerns24: Substance Abuse25: Preventing and Managing Injuries in Young AthletesAppendix A: Employment Settings for the Athletic TrainerAppendix B: Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer