Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training / Edition 2

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Searching for one quick reference for all of your athletic training needs? Looking for quick answers to questions that can be encountered daily in the profession? Need quick access to thousands of terms related to the field? The expanded and updated second edition of Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training contains all this and more! Pocket size, comprehensive, and user-friendly, this companion guide is essential for students and professionals in athletic training. Dr. Julie N. Bernier has taken over 2,100 terms and made them accessible in one book-no longer will you need to search multiple textbooks. Also included are 20 appendices on revised and new topics such as manual muscle testing and joint mobility positioning.

This quick reference dictionary is a concise, handy reference that offers easy access to terms related to the field of athletic training. Appendices provide valuable information on various athletic training topics, such as abbreviations for note-taking, medical root terminology, a review of neuroanatomy, and normal joint ranges of motion. This well-organized dictionary also contains reference tables and review charts covering different assessment, endfeels, PNF patterns, special tests, and much more. This easy-to-read manual is a necessary supplement for the athletic training student and clinician.

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This pocket (4.25x6.75") reference for athletic training professionals defines some 2,100 terms related to the field of athletic training and offers 22 appendices covering various topics such as abbreviations, neuroanatomy, special physical tests, normal joint ranges of motion, codes of ethics, and prescription drugs. Bernier is chair of the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Plymouth State College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556426667
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Julie N. Bernier, EdD, ATC

Julie N. Bernier, EdD, ATC is the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Plymouth State University. She previously served as Department Chair of Health and Human Performance and Director of graduate and undergraduate Athletic Training at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH, where she has been since 1988. Julie received her bachelor of science and master of education degrees from Keene State College in New Hampshire and her doctorate from the University of Virginia. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Athletic Training and has served on numerous NATA and NATA-REF committees. In her other life she is a potter and also enjoys building furniture.

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Table of Contents


Dedication Acknowledgments About the Editor Introduction Dictionary of Terms List of Appendices

Appendix 1: Medical Roots Terminology Appendix 2: Acronyms and Abbreviations Appendix 3: Symbols Appendix 4: Anatomical Terms of Orientation and Direction Appendix 5: Muscles-Origin, Insertion, Action Appendix 6: Manual Muscle Testing Hip, Thigh, Knee Lower Leg, Ankle, Foot Shoulder, Shoulder Girdle Elbow, Forearm, Wrist Hand Appendix 7: Normal Joint Ranges of Motion Appendix 8: Cranial Nerves and Assessment Appendix 9: Concussion Grading Appendix 10: Nerve Root Assessment-Upper Extremity Appendix 11: Nerve Root Assessment-Lower Extremity Appendix 12: Peripheral Nerve Innervations-Upper Extremity Appendix 13: Peripheral Nerve Innervations-Lower Extremity Appendix 14: Grades of Pain Appendix 15: End Feel Appendix 16: Joint Mobility Positioning Appendix 17: Special Tests Shoulder-Ligamentous Tests Shoulder-Special Tests Elbow-Special Tests Hand/Wrist-Special Tests Neck-Ligamentous Tests Spine-Special Tests Sacroiliac Joint Hip-Special Tests Knee-Ligamentous Tests Knee-Meniscal Tests Knee and Leg-Other Special Tests Foot/Ankle-Ligamentous Tests Foot/Ankle-Special Tests Appendix 18: Pharmacology Appendix 19: NATA Membership Standards and Code of Ethics Appendix 20: Weights and Measurements


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