Concepts of Athletic Training

Concepts of Athletic Training

by Ronald P. Pfeiffer, Brent C. Mangus

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Heavily revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Seventh Edition of Concepts of Athletic Training focuses on the care and management of sport and activity related injuries while presenting key concepts in a comprehensive, logically sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice.

New to the Seventh Edition:

• An extensively revised and rewritten Chapter 3, The Law of Sports Injury, includes new material on the ethics of sports-injury care and the role of the athletic trainer in risk assessment and liability
• Chapter 4, Sports-Injury Prevention, provides new material on training benefits of anaerobic fitness
• Chapter 7, Emergency Plan and Initial Injury Evaluation, includes an expanded section on the assessment of the injured athlete's physical exam that urges coaches to collect as much information about the injury, as well as the health history of the athlete.
• Chapter 13, Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen, contains new sections on muscle strains and cardiac defects

Key Features include:

• New and revised What if? scenarios encourage students to work on critical decsion-making skills, alone or in a group setting with role-playing activities
• Time Out boxes provide additional information related to the text, such as NATA Athletic Helmet Removal Guidelines, how to recognize the signs of concusiion, and first aid for epilepsy
• Athletic Trainers Speak Out boxes feature a different athletic trainer in every chapter who discusses an element of athlete care and injury prevention
• Anatomy Reviews introduce body parts to students unfamiliar with human anatomy and acts as a refresher for those students with some anatomy background

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763739393
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/01/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 10.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Boise State University

Texas A&M University

Associate Professor and Clinical Educational Coordinator, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Concept of Sports Injury
Chapter 2 The Athletic Health Care Team
Chapter 3 The Law of Sports Injury
Chapter 4 Sports-Injury Prevention
Chapter 5 The Psychology of Athletes and Sport Injury
Chapter 6 Nutritional Considerations
Chapter 7 Emergency Plan and Initial Injury Evaluation
Chapter 8 The Injury Process
Chapter 9 Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Face
Chapter 10 Injuries to the Thoracic Through Coccygeal Spine
Chapter 11 Injuries to the Shoulder Region
Chapter 12 Injuries to the Arm, Wrist, and Hand
Chapter 13 Injuries to the Throax and Abdomen
Chapter 14 Injuries to the Hip and Pelvis
Chapter 15 Injuries to the Thigh, Leg, and Knee
Chapter 16 Injuries to the Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot
Chapter 17 Skin Conditions in Sports
Chapter 18 Thermal Injuries
Chapter 19 Other Medicinal Concerns
Chapter 20 The Adolescent Athlete: Special Medical Concerns

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