Sport First Aid-5th Edition / Edition 5

Sport First Aid-5th Edition / Edition 5

by Melinda Flegel
     
 

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you and your coaching staff will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.

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Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you and your coaching staff will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781450468909
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
09/15/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
254,535
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Melinda J. Flegel has 27 years of experience as a certified athletic trainer. For 13 years, she was head athletic trainer at the University of Illinois SportWell Center, where she oversaw sports medicine care and injury prevention education for the university’s recreational and club sport athletes.

As coordinator of outreach services at the Great Plains Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Peoria, Illinois, Flegel provided athletic training services to athletes at more than 15 high schools and regularly consulted with their coaches about sport first aid. As the center’s educational program coordinator and an American Red Cross CPR instructor, Flegel gained valuable firsthand experience in helping coaches become proficient first responders.

Flegel has taught a sports injury course at the University of Illinois. She holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Illinois, is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 1987.

In addition to writing Sport First Aid, Flegel has written several book chapters, including Injury Prevention and First Aid for the Health on Demand textbook.

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Sport First Aid

Chapter 1 Your Role on the Athletic Health Care Team

Chapter 2 Sport First Aid Game Plan

Part II Basic Sport First Aid Skills

Chapter 3 Anatomy and Sport Injury Terminology

Chapter 4 Emergency Action Steps

Chapter 5 Physical Assessment and First Aid Techniques

Chapter 6 Moving Injured or Sick Athletes

Part III Sport First Aid for Specific Injuries

Chapter 7 Respiratory Emergencies and Illnesses

Chapter 8 Head, Spine, and Nerve Injuries

Chapter 9 Internal Organ Injuries

Chapter 10 Sudden Illnesses

Chapter 11 Weather-Related Problems

Chapter 12 Upper Body Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 13 Lower Body Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 14 Facial and Scalp Injuries

Chapter 15 Skin Problems

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