Basic Athletic Training, 6th ed. - Print
An Introductory Course in the Care and Prevention of Injuries
Dimensions: 11 × 7 × 1 in
Binding Type: Paperback
Written and edited by Board of Certification–certified athletic trainers, Basic Athletic Training is a comprehensive introduction to current philosophies, procedures, and practices related to the care and prevention of athletic injuries. This new edition provides comprehensive beginner and intermediate-level instruction on the principles of sports medicine and athletic training.
This book includes online educational videos, and materials allow the student to view dynamic aspects of joint anatomy (bones, ligaments, muscles), dermatomes and myotomes, and common injuries. This book includes a voucher code to access the online materials.
The authors have taught in higher education and worked as athletic trainers. They have been involved in professional organizations such as the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, and the United States Olympic Committee.
Basic Athletic Training is published in association with Cramer Products, Inc. The athletic training student will learn the basics of athletic training and have a working knowledge of common preventive, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation techniques in sports medicine.
Chapter 1: Organization and Administration
Chapter 2: Recognition, Evaluation, and Management of Athletic Injuries
Chapter 3: Injuries and the Healing Process
Chapter 4: Biohazardous Protocols and Skin Conditions
Chapter 5: Preventive and Supportive Techniques
Chapter 6: Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg
Chapter 7: Knee and Thigh
Chapter 8: Hip and Pelvis
Chapter 9: Thorax and Abdomen
Chapter 10: Head, Neck, and Spine
Chapter 11: Shoulder and Upper Arm
Chapter 12: Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
Chapter 13: Environmental and Other Important Issues to Consider in Athletic Health Care
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Websites for Health Care and Sport Industry Professionals