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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management
Essentials of Athletic Injury Management

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management, 11th Edition

ISBN10: 1259912477 | ISBN13: 9781259912474
By William Prentice and Daniel Arnheim

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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.

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management, 11e

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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William Prentice

Dr. William Prentice is Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Coordinator of the Sports Medicine Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also serves as the Director of the NATA approved Graduate Athletic Training Education Program. He received his BS and MS from the University of Delaware and his Ph.D. in Sports Medicine and Applied Physiology from the University of Virginia. He also has a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina. He is a Certified Member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and has received the Sayers A. "Bud" Miller Distinguished Athletic Trainer Educator Award and the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from the NATA. In 2004 he was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame. Dr. Prentice served as the Athletic Trainer for the Women's Soccer Program, which has won eighteen NCAA National Championships. He teaches graduate courses in sports medicine and athletic training. Dr. Prentice is the author of nine best-selling texts in athletic training, sports medicine, and health-related fitness.


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