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Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition examines the etiology, prevention, recognition, treatment, and return-to-play protocol of the common causes of sudden death in sport. Chapters are written by content area experts, offering a blend of clinical, scientific, and research expertise regarding each medical condition that is discussed.
Sudden death on the field is a growing concern in sports and physical activity. This groundbreaking text arms readers with the knowledge and skills they need to make the correct decision when confronted with an emergency situation.
NEW! - Includes two new chapters, Developing Safety Policies for Organized Sports and Sports Law
NEW! - Recently released NATA positioning statements have been incorporated into their four respective chapters: Heat Illness, Cervical Spine Injuries, Lightning, and Brain Injuries.
UPDATED! - The Epidemiology chapter has been updated to include the 5 most recent years into the stats and information
EXPANDED! - The traumatic injuries chapter has been extensively expanded, and now includes greater discussion on hemothorax, pulmonary embolism, and considerations for returning athletes who have sustained abdominal injuries