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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management provides the information you need to manage the care of athletic injuries—from prevention, identification and assessment of injuries to interaction with players, parents and physicians. Designed for those beginning careers in coaching, physical education and the fitness profession, this text prepares students to manage injury and emergency situations when an athletic trainer or physician is not available. Action plans, checklists and applications of universal precautions in athletic environments are included to provide the practical tools needed to get started in the field.
CHAPTER 1: Fitness Professionals, Coaches, and the Sports Medicine Team: Defining Roles
CHAPTER 2: Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program
CHAPTER 3: Legal Liability and Insurance
CHAPTER 4: Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training
CHAPTER 5: Sports Nutrition and Supplements
CHAPTER 6: Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment
CHAPTER 7: Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental Conditions
CHAPTER 8: Handling Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment
CHAPTER 9: Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care
CHAPTER 10: Wrapping and Taping Techniques
CHAPTER 11: Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation
CHAPTER 12: Helping the Injured Athlete Psychologically
CHAPTER 13: Recognizing Different Sports Injuries
CHAPTER 14: The Foot and Toes
CHAPTER 15: The Ankle and Lower Leg
CHAPTER 16: The Knee and Related Structures
CHAPTER 17: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
CHAPTER 18: The Shoulder Complex
CHAPTER 19: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
CHAPTER 20: The Spine
CHAPTER 21: The Thorax and Abdomen
CHAPTER 22: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
CHAPTER 23: General Medical Conditions and Additional Health Concerns
CHAPTER 24: Substance Abuse
CHAPTER 25: Preventing and Managing Injuries in Young Athletes
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