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Author Prentice, William E., author.
Title Principles of athletic training : a competency-based approach / William E. Prentice, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA, professor, coordinator of Sports Medicine Program, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Published New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, [2014]
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Edition Fifteenth edition.
Description xvii, 958 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Professional development and responsibilities. The athletic trainer as a health care provider -- Health care organization and administration in athletic training -- Legal concerns and insurance issues -- Risk management. Fitness and conditioning techniques -- Nutrition and supplements -- Environmental considerations -- Protective equipment -- Wrapping and taping -- Pathology of sports injury. Mechanisms and characteristics of musculoskeletal and nerve trauma -- Tissue response to injury -- Management skills. Psychosocial intervention for sports injuries and illnesses -- On-the-field acute care and emergency procedures -- Off-the-field injury evaluation -- Infectious diseases, bloodborne pathogens, and universal precautions -- Using therapeutic modalities -- Using therapeutic exercise in rehabilitation -- Pharmacology, drugs, and sports -- Musculoskeletal conditions. The foot -- The ankle and lower leg -- The knee and related structures -- The thigh, hip, groin, and pelvis -- The shoulder complex -- The elbow -- The forearm, wrist, hand, and fingers -- The spine -- General medical conditions. The head, face, eyes, ears, nose, and throat -- The thorax and abdomen -- Skin disorders -- Additional general medical considerations -- Addresses of professional sports medicine organizations -- NATA position, official, consensus, and support statements -- Sports medicine : related journals -- Sample resume -- NATA Code of Ethics.
Subject Athletic trainers.
Physical education and training.
ISBN 9780078022647 alkaline paper
0078022649 alkaline paper
OCLC number 815835290