Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Care and Prevention

Bare Essentials Guide for Martial Arts Injury Care and Prevention

by Trish Bare Grounds

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781880336618
Publisher: Turtle Press Corporation
Publication date: 11/01/2001
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Staying Healthy
Injury Prevention13
Stretching14
Stretching Exercises24
Equipment, Workout Surfaces and Proper Footwear56
Protective Equipment60
Jewelry62
Strength & Conditioning65
Eating to Compete75
Eating on Competition Day84
Hydration85
Part 2Injury Care
Taping Techniques91
Ankle95
Feet103
Great Toe (Big Toe)104
Arch Support107
Shin Splints111
Wrist & Hand115
Fingers & Thumbs119
Care of Injuries127
Response to injury or possible injury132
How to care for basic injuries139
Using ice versus heat for injuries143
Use of braces, splints, sleeves and Aircasts153
Toe Injuries155
Arch injuries156
Blisters156
Ankle injuries158
Knee injuries159
Low back pain and injury164
Dehydration166
Head & face injuries170
Concussion171
Facial Injuries178
Common Conditions185
Asthma186
Diabetes189
Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders191
Part 3For Instructors
Injury Care Programs197
Annual Medical Exams197
Sample Medical History198
Emergency Medical Plan205
What do you put in a first aid kit213
Sports Medicine Teams217

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