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Essentials of Athletic Training Hardcover Version with Dynamic Human 2.0 CD-ROM / Edition 5

Essentials of Athletic Training Hardcover Version with Dynamic Human 2.0 CD-ROM / Edition 5

by Daniel D. Arnheim, William E. PrenticeDaniel D. Arnheim


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Focusing on basic principles in the care and prevention of athletic injuries, this text was developed especially for introductory courses. The fifth edition, which continues to highlight essential information for students pursuing teaching and coaching careers, is packaged with the Dynamic Human 2.0 CD-ROM--an excellent reference that reinforces the anatomy presented in the text through the use of full color graphics and animation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072488913
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/24/2001
Edition description: REV
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 7.56(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Organizing and Establishing an Effective Athletic Health Care System

1 The Sports Medicine Team and Their Roles

2 Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program

3 Legal Liability and Insurance

4 Preventing Injuries through Fitness Training

5 Nutritional Considerations

Techniques for Preventing and Minimizing Sport-Related Injuries

6 Protective Sports Equipment

7 Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment

8 Bloodborne Pathogens

9 Psychological Aspects of Sports Injury

10 Environmental Factors

11 Bandaging and Taping Techniques

12 Basics of Injury Rehabilitation

Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions

13 Recognizing Different Sports Injuries

14 The Foot

15 The Ankle and Lower Leg

16 The Knee and Related Structures

17 The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis

18 The Shoulder Complex

19 The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

20 The Spine

21 The Thorax and Abdomen

22 The Head, Face, Eyes, Nose, and Throat

23 Additional Health Concerns

24 Young Athletes





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