Basic Athletic Training, 6th Ed.

An Introductory Course in the Care and Prevention of Injuries
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ISBN/ISSN:978-1-57167-759-4
Copyright:2013
Edition:6th
Pages:200
Dimensions:7 x 11
Format: This is the PRINT format of this title Paperback
Supplements:Yes
Author(s): Ken Wright
Scott Barker
Jason Bennett
Randy Deere



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Basic Athletic Training is a comprehensive introduction to current philosophies, procedures, and practices related to the care and prevention of athletic injuries. It is  written and edited by Board of Certification (BOC) certified athletic trainers as 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. 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.

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.

Basic Athletic Training is published in assocation with Cramer Products, Inc.

About the Author(s)

Ken Wright

Dr. Ken Wright is a Professor of Sports Business Management Program at The University of Alabama.

Dr. Wright received his doctor of arts from Middle Tennessee State University (1984), master of science from Syracuse University (1976), and a bachelor of science degree from Eastern Kentucky University (1974).

He has served as head athletic trainer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Morehead State University and as assistant athletic trainer at Ohio University.

Inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame (NATA) in 2014, Dr. Wright has also received the Sayers “Bud” Miller Distinguished Educator of the Year Award (2000), Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award (2006), and Athletic Trainer Service Award (1996) from the NATA.

Dr. Wright has numerous publications to his credit, including a series of 13 videos (Sports Medicine Evaluation and Sports Medicine Taping), a computer-assisted instructional program (Sports Injuries) and textbooks (Basic Athletic Training, 6th edition, 2013, The Comprehensive Manual of Taping & Wrapping Techniques, 5th edition, 2017), and Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques, 1st edition (2014).

Ken has been involved with the United States Olympic Committee as an athletic trainer, educator and invited presenter at national and international sports medicine and sport management conferences.

Additionally, he has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Athletic Training, Physical Therapy in Sport, and Sports Medicine Update, and as chair and/or member on various NATA, USOC, and USADA committees.

In 2012, Dr. Wright was appointed as a member of the board of directors of the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Scott Barker

Scott Barker is the head athletic trainer and adjunct faculty for the graduate athletic training education program at California State University, Chico.

He received his master of science degree in exercise and sport sciences with a specialization in athletic training from the University of Arizona (1985) and his bachelor of science degree in physical education from the University of Arizona (1984).

Barker served for eight years on the National Athletic Trainers Association Education Council Continuing Education Committee and for nine years on the National Athletic Trainers Association Education Multimedia Committee.

During this time, Mr. Barker helped with the inception and development of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Virtual Library (online continuing education courses).

Barker has received numerous awards in the area of educational multimedia in athletic training including the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2008 National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Educational Multimedia Committee, Educational Software Production Contest ATC Commercial Winner; the 2006 National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Educational Multimedia Committee, Educational DVD/Video Production Contest ATC Commercial Winner; the 2006 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Continuing Education Excellence Award; and the 2007 MERLOT Classic Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resource.

Barker has been an invited presenter at 15 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium conferences.

Jason Bennett

Jason Bennett is a tenured associate professor and program director of the athletic training education program at Chapman University.  He received his doctorate at Middle Tennessee State University and both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at California State University, Chico.  Prior to becoming the program director, Dr. Bennett was the clinical education coordinator for eight years at Chapman University.  Dr. Bennett has more than 18 years experience as a certified athletic trainer in Division I, II and III intercollegiate athletics, as well as in minor league baseball. Along with clinical experience, his research interests include the utilization of instructional technologies to enhance student learning. 

Randy Deere

Dr. Randy Deere is a retired professor and program coordinator for the Graduate Sport Administration Program Athletic Administration Concentration at Western Kentucky University.

Dr. Deere received his doctor of arts degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992, master of arts degree from Austin Peay State  University in 1979, and a bachelor of science degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1978.

Dr. Deere spent 14 years as a collegiate athletic trainer before moving into university teaching. Dr. Deere’s research interest focuses on online instructional pedagogy.

Dr. Deere received the W. H. Mustaine Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky Association of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) in 2007, the University PE Teacher of the year award from KAHERD in 1998, and the WKU Faculty Service Award for the College of Health and Human Service in 2004.

Dr. Deere has numerous national publications and presentations and served as KAHPERD Journal editor from 1993 until 2008. Additionally, Deere has served as a reviewer for Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins and created the PowerPoint supplements for Applied Sports Medicine for Coaches in 2009.

He served as a Doping Control Officer for the United States Anti-Doping Agency
from 2002 until 2008.