Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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The Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success is a unique resource designed for both current and prospective athletic training students. This dynamic text supplements the core concepts, terminology, and educational requirements of athletic training with the combination of didactic and clinical education to establish a foundation of knowledge. Unlike other introductory athletic training texts, much of the information is derived from interviews with a diverse group of professionals. This method allows for insight and advice on work environments, ethics, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and building a successful career. The Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success effectively blends the basic skills required by athletic training students with guidance on the human elements of the profession of athletic training.
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About the Author
Andrew P. Winterstein, PhD, ATC is a distinguished clinical professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he currently serves as the program director of the athletic training professional preparation program. A graduate of the University of Arizona, University of Oregon, and UW–Madison, Dr. Winterstein has been active in athletic training patient care and educational programming at UW–Madison since 1986. Dr. Winterstein’s academic interests include: emerging technologies and their use in teaching and learning, medical humanities and their application to athletic training education, organizational dynamics, educational interventions/behavioral change, and patient-reported outcome measures following injury. His papers and abstracts have appeared in a variety of athletic training and sports medicine journals, and he has been privileged to make numerous professional presentations at state, regional, national, and international conferences. In addition to this text, he is the coauthor of Administrative Topics in Athletic Training: Concepts to Practice, Second Edition with Gary Harrelson and Greg Gardner and coauthor of The Athletic Trainers Guide to Differential Diagnosis: A Visual Learning Approach with Sharon Clark. Dr. Winterstein has received numerous awards, including the 2017 Sayers “Bud” Miller Distinguished Educator Award, 2016 National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, 2008 Great Lakes Athletic Training Association Outstanding Educator Award, 2007 Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association Outstanding Educator Award, and the 2006 UW–Madison School of Education Distinguished Service Award. He and his colleagues are 3-time winners of the NATA Educational Multimedia Committee award for educational innovations and have been awarded the MERLOT Classics Award for exemplary online learning objects. Andy enjoys fly fishing, standup paddling, watch collecting, reading, and writing. He resides in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife, Barb.
Table of Contents
Dedication Photo and Illustration Credits Acknowledgments About the Author Interview Participants and Contributors Foreword by Jay Hertel, PhD, ATC, FNATA Preface Section I Understanding Athletic Training Chapter 1 Athletic Training: An Allied Health Profession Chapter 2 Historical Perspectives and Future Directions Chapter 3 Getting Started: Educational Requirements for Athletic Training Chapter 4 Educational Resources for Athletic Training Students Section II Common Injuries and Conditions Chapter 5 Understanding Athletic Injury/Illness: Terminology and Classification Chapter 6 Common Injuries to the Lower Extremity Chapter 7 Common Injuries to the Upper Extremity Chapter 8 Common Injuries to the Head, Face, and Spine Chapter 9 Common Injuries to the Abdomen and Thorax, and General Medical Conditions Section III Planning, Prevention, and Care Chapter 10 Blood-Borne Pathogens and Standard Precautions Chapter 11 Emergency Planning and Injury Evaluation Chapter 12 Environmental Concerns Chapter 13 First Aid and Initial Injury Care Chapter 14 Components of Rehabilitation Chapter 15 Taping and Bracing Section IV Preparing for Success Chapter 16 Looking Ahead Appendix A Board of Certification Standards of Professional Practice Appendix B Athletic Training Manifesto Appendix C The Musculoskeletal System Appendix D Sport Concussion Assessment Tool—5th Edition (SCAT5) Appendix E Sample History and Pre-Participation Physical Examination Forms Appendix F Résumé Action Words Index