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Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach is designed to be used by athletic trainers in courses concerned with the scientific, evidence-based and clinical foundations of athletic training and sports medicine. The text leads the student from general foundations to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation. As the student progresses from beginning to end, he or she will understand the complexities of the profession of athletic training. An over-arching goal of the text is to make certain that each and every one of the educational competencies identified by the Education Council is specifically covered. After using this text the student should be able to apply the appropriate techniques and concepts in the day-to-day performance of his or her job as an athletic trainer.
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PART I: Professional Development and Responsibilities Chapter 1: The Athletic Trainer as a Health Care Provider Historical Perspectives Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Employment Settings for the Athletic Trainer Roles and Responsibilities of the Athletic Trainer Referring the Patient to Other Medical and Nonmedical Support Services and Personnel Recognition and Accreditation of the Athletic Trainer as an Allied Health Professional Requirements for Certification as an Athletic Trainer State Regulation of the Athletic Trainer Future Directions for the Athletic Trainer Summary Websites Chapter 2: Health Care Organization and Administration in Athletic Training Establishing a System for Athletic Training Health Care Issues Specific to Athletic Training Program Operation in the Secondary-School, College, or University Setting Issues Specific to Athletic Training Program Operation in the Clinic, Hospital, Corporate, or Industrial Setting Record Keeping The Computer as a Tool for the Athletic Trainer Collecting Injury Data Summary Chapter 3: Legal Concerns and Insurance Issues Legal Concerns for the Athletic Trainer Insurance Considerations Third-Party Reimbursement Summary Websites PART II: Risk Management Chapter 4: Fitness and Conditioning Techniques The Relationship between Athletic Trainers and Strength and Conditioning Coaches Principles of Conditioning Warm-Up and Cooldown Cardiorespiratory Endurance The Importance of Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power Improving and Maintaining Flexibility Fitness Assessment Periodization in Conditioning Summary Websites Chapter 5: Nutrition and Supplements Nutrition Basics Energy Sources Regulator Nutrients Nutrient Requirements and Recommendations Dietary Supplements Eating and Drinking Practices Glycogen Supercompensation Body Composition and Weight Control Summary Websites Chapter 6: Environmental Considerations Hyperthermia Hypothermia Altitude Overexposure to Sun Lightning Safety Air Pollution Circadian Dysrhythmia (Jet Lag) Synthetic Turf Summary Websites Chapter 7: Protective Equipment Safety Standards for Sports Equipment and Facilities Legal Concerns in Using Protective Equipment Equipment Reconditioning and Recertification Using Off-the-Shelf versus Custom Protective Equipment Head Protection Face Protection Neck Protection Trunk and Thorax Protection Lower-Extremity Protective Equipment Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Protection Construction of Protective and Supportive Devices Summary Websites Chapter 8: Wrapping and Taping Wrapping Nonelastic and Elastic Adhesive Taping Common Taping Procedures Kinesio Taping Summary Websites PART III: Pathology of Sports Injury Chapter 9: Mechanisms and Characteristics of Musculoskeletal and Nerve Trauma Mechanical Injury Musculotendinous Unit Injuries Synovial Joint Injuries Bone Injuries Nerve Trauma Body Mechanics and Injury Susceptibility Summary Websites Chapter 10: Tissue Response to Injury The Healing Process Soft-Tissue Healing Bone Healing Pain Summary Websites PART IV: Management Skills Chapter 11: Psychosocial Intervention for Sports Injuries and Illnesses The Psychological Response to Injury The Athlete and the Sociological Response to Injury Predictors of Injury Reacting to Athletes with Injuries Psychological Factors in the Rehabilitation Process Mental Training Techniques Mental Disorders Summary Websites Chapter 12: On-the-Field Acute Care and Emergency Procedures The Emergency Action Plan Principles of On-the-Field Injury Assessment The Primary Survey The Secondary Survey Moving and Transporting the Injured Patient Emergency Emotional Care Proper Fit and Use of the Crutch or Cane Summary Websites Chapter 13: Off-the-Field Injury Evaluation Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis Basic Knowledge Requirements Progress Evaluations Documenting Injury Evaluation Information SOAP Notes Additional Diagnostic Tests Used by a Physician Ergonomic Risk Assessment Summary Websites Chapter 14: Infectious Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions Infectious Diseases Bloodborne Pathogens Universal Precautions in an Athletic Environment Summary Websites Chapter 15: Using Therapeutic Modalities Legal Concerns Classification of Therapeutic Modalities Thermal Conductive Energy Modalities Acoustic Modalities Mechanical Modalities Modalities Not Commonly Used by Athletic Trainers Recording Therapeutic Modality Treatments Safety in Using Therapeutic Modalities Evidence-Based Data Regarding Therapeutic Modality Use Summary Websites Chapter 16: Using Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation The Athletic Trainer's Approach to Rehabilitation Therapeutic Exercise versus Conditioning Exercise Sudden Physical Inactivity and Injury Immobilization Major Components of a Rehabilitation Program Developing a Rehabilitation Plan Additional Approaches to Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation Purchasing and Maintaining Therapeutic Exercise Equipment Summary Websites Chapter 17: Pharmacology, Drugs, and Sports What is a Drug? Pharmacokinetics Legal Concerns in Administering versus Dispensing Drugs Selected Therapeutic Drugs Drugs that can Increase the Rate of Heat Illness Protocols for Using Over-the-Counter Medications Substance Abuse Among Athletes Drug Testing in Athletes Summary Websites PART V: Musculoskeletal Conditions Chapter 18: The Foot Foot Anatomy Functional Anatomy and Foot Biomechanics Prevention of Foot Injuries Foot Assessment Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries Foot Rehabilitation Summary Websites Chapter 19: The Ankle and Lower Leg Anatomy of the Lower Leg and Ankle Functional Anatomy Preventing Injury to the Lower Leg and Ankle Assessing the Lower Leg and Ankle Recognition of Specific Injuries Rehabilitation Techniques for the Lower Leg and Ankle Summary Websites Chapter 20: The Knee and Related Structures Anatomy of the Lower Leg and Ankle Functional Anatomy Preventing Injury to the Lower Leg and Ankle Assessing the Lower Leg and Ankle Recognition of Specific Injuries Rehabilitation Techniques for the Lower Leg and Ankle Summary Websites Chapter 21: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis Anatomy of the Thigh Functional Anatomy of the Thigh Assessment of the Thigh Prevention of Injuries to the Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvic Region Recognition and Management of Thigh Injuries Anatomy of the Hip, Groin, and Pelvic Region Functional Anatomy of the Hip, Groin, and Pelvic Region Assessment of the Hip, Groin, and Pelvis Recognition and Management of Specific Hip, Groin, and Pelvic Injuries Thigh and Hip Rehabilitation Techniques Summary Websites Chapter 22: The Shoulder Complex Anatomy of the Shoulder Functional Anatomy Prevention of Shoulder Injuries Assessment of the Shoulder Complex Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries Throwing Mechanics Rehabilitation of the Shoulder Complex Summary Websites Chapter 23: The Elbow Anatomy of the Elbow Joint Functional Anatomy Assessment of the Elbow Recognition and Management of Injuries to the Elbow Rehabilitation of the Elbow Summary Websites Chapter 24: The Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers Anatomy of the Forearm Assessment of the Forearm Recognition and Management of Injuries to the Forearm Anatomy of the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers Assessment of the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers Recognition and Management of Injuries to the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers Summary Websites Chapter 25: The Spine Anatomy of the Spine Functional Anatomy Prevention of Injuries to the Spine Assessment of the Spine Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions Rehabilitation Techniques for the Neck Rehabilitation Techniques for the Low Back Summary Websites PART VI: General Medical Conditions Chapter 26: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Prevention of Injuries to the Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat The Head The Face Dental Injuries Nasal Injuries Ear Injuries Eye Injuries Throat Injuries Summary Websites Chapter 27: The Thorax and Abdomen Anatomy of the Thorax Anatomy of the Abdomen Prevention of Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen Assessment of the Thorax and Abdomen Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions of the Thoracic Region Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions of the Abdomen Injuries and Conditions Related to the Digestive System Summary Websites Chapter 28: Skin Disorders Skin Anatomy and Function Skin Lesions Defined Skin Trauma Bacterial Infections Fungal Infections Viral Infections Allergic, Thermal, and Chem ical Skin Reactions Infestation and Bites Other Skin Conditions Summary Websites Chapter 29: Additional General Medical Conditions The Role of the Immune System Viral Infections Respiratory Conditions Muscular System Disorders Nervous System Disorders Blood and Lymph Disorders Endocrine System Disorders Seizure Disorders Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Cancer Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Menstrual Irregularities and the Female Reproductive System Summary Websites Appendix A: Addresses of Professional Sports Medicine Organizations Appendix B: NATA Position, Official, Consensus, and Support Statements Appendix C: Sports Medicine-Related Journals Appendix D: Sample Resume Appendix E: NATA Code of Ethics
Series: B&B Physical Education
Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 1008
Published: 1st January 2017
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.4
Weight (kg): 2.08
Edition Number: 16
Edition Type: Revised