Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (9th edition)

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management (9th edition)

By: Daniel D. Arnheim (author), William E. Prentice (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

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.


PART I: Organizing and Establishing an Effective Athletic Health Care System1: Fitness Professionals, Coaches, and the Sports Medicine Team: Defining Roles2: Organizing and Administering an Athletic Health Care Program3: Legal Liability and InsurancePART II: Preventing Injuries in an Athletic Health Care System4: Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training5: Sports Nutrition and Supplements6: Selecting and Using Protective Sports Equipment7: Understanding the Potential Dangers of Adverse Environmental ConditionsPART III: Techniques for Treating and Managing Sport-Related Injuries8: Handling Emergency Situations and Injury Assessment9: Bloodborne Pathogens, Universal Precautions, and Wound Care10: Wrapping and Taping Techniques11: Understanding the Basics of Injury Rehabilitation12: Helping the Injured Athlete PsychologicallyPART IV: Recognition and Management of Specific Injuries and Conditions13: Recognizing Different Sports Injuries14: The Foot and Toes15: The Ankle and Lower Leg16: The Knee and Related Structures17: The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis18: The Shoulder Complex19: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand20: The Spine21: The Thorax and Abdomen22: The Head, Face, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat23: General Medical Conditions and Additional Health Concerns24: Substance Abuse25: Preventing and Managing Injuries in Young AthletesAppendixesAppendix A: Employment Settings for the Athletic TrainerAppendix B: Requirements for Certification as an Athletic TrainerAppendix C: Directional Movements for BodyJointsGlossaryCreditsIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071318297
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780071318297
  • weight: 885
  • ISBN10: 0071318291
  • edition: 9th edition

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