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Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 17th Edition

ISBN10: 126024105X | ISBN13: 9781260241051
By William Prentice

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Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice 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 is developed with the goal of helping prepare students to become competent health care professionals who will continue to enhance the ongoing advancement of the athletic training profession. 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 incorporate the best available evidence to support the recommendations being made relative to patient care.  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. Practicing athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other health care professionals involved with physically active individuals will also find this text valuable.

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Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 17e

Part 1 Professional Development and Responsibilities
CHAPTER 1: The Athletic Trainer as a Health Care Provider
CHAPTER 2: Health Care Organization and Administration in Athletic Training
CHAPTER 3: Legal Concerns and Insurance Issues

Part 2 Risk Management

CHAPTER 4: Fitness and Conditioning Techniques
CHAPTER 5: Nutrition and Supplements
CHAPTER 6: Environmental Considerations
CHAPTER 7: Protective Equipment
CHAPTER 8: Wrapping and Taping

Part 3 Pathology of Sports Injury

CHAPTER 9: Mechanisms and Characteristics of Musculoskeletal and Nerve Trauma
CHAPTER 10: Tissue Response to Injury

Part 4 Management Skills

CHAPTER 11: Psychosocial Intervention for Sports Injuries and Illnesses
CHAPTER 12: On-the-Field Acute Care and Emergency Procedures                                     
CHAPTER 13: Off-the-Field Injury Evaluation
CHAPTER 14: Infectious Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions
CHAPTER 15: Using Therapeutic Modalities
CHAPTER 16: Using Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation
CHAPTER 17: Pharmacology, Drugs, and Sports

Part 5 Musculoskeletal Conditions

CHAPTER 18: The Foot
CHAPTER 19: The Ankle and Lower Leg
CHAPTER 20: The Knee and Related Structures
CHAPTER 21: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
CHAPTER 22: The Shoulder Complex
CHAPTER 23: The Elbow
CHAPTER 24: The Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers
CHAPTER 25: The Spine

Part 6 General Medical Conditions

CHAPTER 26: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
CHAPTER 27: The Thorax and Abdomen
CHAPTER 28: Skin Disorders
CHAPTER 29: Additional General Medical Conditions

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: The Process Leading to CAATE Accreditation of the Athletic Trainer as an Allied Health Care Professional
Appendix E: Sample Resume
Appendix F: NATA Code of Ethics
Appendix G: Manual Muscle Tests
Appendix H: Goniometric Measurements of Range of Motion

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About the Author

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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