Concepts of Athletic Training

Un libro in lingua di Pfeiffer Ronald P. Mangus Brent C. Trowbridge Cynthia A. Ph.D. edito da Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014

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Focusing on sports injuries, this text addresses the prevention, care, and management of various injuries, as well as nutritional considerations, emergency plans and initial injury evaluation, the injury process, and special medical concerns for adolescent athletes. This edition has a new co-author and updates to epidemiology, prevention strategies and emergency planning, the law of sports injury to include new material on ethics and the role of the athletic trainer in risk assessment and liability, pre-participation physical exams and strength training and periodization techniques, and nutrition, as well as updates to the chapters on thermal injuries and injuries to the head, neck, face, mouth, upper and lower extremities, skin, low back, thorax, and abdomen. It has new material on the training benefits of anaerobic fitness; recent information on inflammation; an expanded section on the assessment of the injured athlete's physical exam and health history; new sections on muscle strains, diabetes, exercised-induced asthma, sickle cell crisis, MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), and cardiac defects; new information on the psychology of athletes and sports injury; updated information on recognizing symptoms and referring youth; new and revised what-if scenarios; and new sections of advice from athletic trainers. Online access to a companion website is included. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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