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From The CriticsReviewer: Edward S. Carmichael, PT (Sun Forest Therapy / Twin Oaks Therapy)
Description: The book includes basic medical and scientific concepts of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics related to the prevention, recognition, and management of sports-related injuries and illness.
Purpose: The purpose is to integrate basic medical concepts and related scientific information to provide a foundation for the prevention of sports-related injuries and illness. This information is important in a time of rapid rise in participation in sports and related fitness activities, especially in the venues where professional trainers may not be available to participants.
Audience: Physical educators, coaches, fitness trainers, and others involved in sports-related fields would benefit from this book.
Features: Each chapter begins with clear objectives and key terms and is written in a logical sequence with numerous illustrations and photos in each section. There are concept-related questions in the form of case studies to allow the students to attempt to solve problems and integrate new material. Answers are provided later in the section.
Assessment: The book would benefit those professionals who are involved in sports-related fitness fields. It blends scientific and medical knowledge without overwhelming the nonprofessional athletic trainer. It also provides the student the ability to prevent and recognize basic sports-related health problems, manage them, and refer those problems that may constitute and emergency.