ISBN-10:
0736077383
ISBN-13:
9780736077385
Pub. Date:
08/08/2011
Publisher:
Human Kinetics, Inc.
Management Strategies in Athletic Training: Fourth Edition / Edition 8281

Management Strategies in Athletic Training: Fourth Edition / Edition 8281

by Richard Ray, Jeff Konin

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ISBN-13: 9780736077385
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 08/08/2011
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 772,094
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Richard Ray, EdD, ATC, is provost and professor of kinesiology at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. A recognized leader in the field of athletic training, he is a practicing administrator who is responsible for 400 employees and the author of the popular texts Case Studies in Athletic Training Administration and Counseling in Sports Medicine. He is also a former editor of the journal Athletic Therapy Today and associate editor of the Journal of Athletic Training.

Ray is a member of the NATA Research and Education Foundations Board of Directors. He was chair of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Education Task Force and the Nomenclature Task Force. He is a member and former president of both the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) and the Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS). Ray was named to the Educational Advisory Board of the Gatorade Sport Science Institute in 1993 and the MATS Hall of Fame in 1999. He was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2006 and received the 2004 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award and the 2001 Sayers Miller Outstanding Educator Award from the NATA.

Ray received his EdD in educational leadership, as well as a master’s degree in physical education, from Western Michigan University.

Jeff Konin, PhD, ATC, PT, FACSM, FNATA, is associate professor and vice chair of the department of orthopaedics and sports medicine at the University of South Florida (USF). At USF, he also serves as the executive director of the Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma (SMART) Institute, a community outreach program with a mission of promoting safety in sports. Konin is a founder and partner of the Rehberg Konin Group, which provides scientific investigation, research, and litigation support services for incidents involving sports and physical activity. He is the author of textbooks including Clinical Athletic Training, Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination, Documentation for Athletic Training, and Reimbursement for Athletic Training.

Konin is a fellow of both the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is a recipient of the NATA Service Award (2008), the NATA Continuing Education Excellence Award (2008), the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Education/Administration Athletic Trainer of the Year Award (2010), and the NATA Most Distinguished Athlete Trainer Award (2011).

Konin received his PhD in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University, a master of physical therapy from the University of Delaware, master of education from the University of Virginia, and a bachelor of science from Eastern Connecticut State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Theoretical Basis of Management

Foundations of Management

A Brief History of Management

Three Management Roles

Improving Managerial Effectiveness

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 2. Program Management

Vision Statements

Mission Statements

Planning

Facility Planning

Meetings and Conferences

Program Evaluation

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 3. Human Resource Management

Factors Related to the Sports Medicine Organization

Staff Selection

Personnel Deployment

Staff Supervision

Performance Evaluation

Fair Labor Standards Act and Athletic Training

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 4. Financial Resource Management

Budgeting

Purchasing Supplies, Equipment, and Services

Inventory Management

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 5. Facility Design and Planning

Conceptual Development

Elements of Sports Medicine Facility Design

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 6. Information Management

Why Document?

Two Kinds of Information

Filing Sports Medicine Records

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 7. Reimbursement for Health Care Services

Insurance Systems

Third-Party Reimbursement

Claims Processing

Purchasing Insurance Services

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 8. Legal Considerations in Sports Medicine

Legal Principles

Reducing the Risk of Legal Liability

Strategies for Dealing With Legal Challenges

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 9. Ethics in Sports Medicine

Defining Ethics

Relationship Between Legal and Ethical Considerations

Three Approaches to Ethical Decision Making

The Act of “Whistle-Blowing”

Practicing Ethically As an Athletic Trainer: Specific Recommendations

Cultural Competence

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

Chapter 10. Preparticipation Physical Exams and Drug-Testing

Organizing Preparticipation Physical Examinations

Organizing Drug-Testing Programs

Applications to Athletic Training: Theory Into Practice

Summary

Key Concepts and Review

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"[This text] covers current topics in a practical manner that makes it easy for athletic trainers to apply them to their daily work. It is an easy-to-read book with good real-life examples.”

Doody’s Book Review (4-star review)

“The text is surprisingly engaging, easily readable and certainly achieves the stated purpose…”

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (review of third edition)

“This is the only source athletic trainers can turn to for a comprehensive body of knowledge in management theory and practice.”

The Park & Recreation Trades (review of second edition)

“…the content is practical, useful, comprehensive, and easily applied.”

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) (review of third edition)

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Textbook for undergraduate and graduate athletic training students and those preparing for certification; also a reference for any sports medicine professional.

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