Concepts of Athletic Training

Concepts of Athletic Training

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Sports medicine continues to be a rapidly evolving field of study. The Sixth Edition of Concepts of Athletic Training focuses on the care and management of sport and activity related injuries while presenting key concepts in a comprehensive, logically sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice. Chapters have a good mixture of text, tables, and illustrations to make learning easy and fun and the material is presented in a fashion that is succinct yet provides the student with plenty of direction to get more in depth information as needed. Initial decisions and subsequent actions are critical in determining the outcome of a sports injury. This well established text addresses not only the concepts of athletic training to the student, but provides information that will assist the potential coach or other individuals involved in sports medicine.What If? features are a€œreal lifea€ scenarios that en- courage students to work on critical decisionmaking skills. ... Once decisions are made regarding the nature of the injury, appropriate first aid care and/or medical referral can be instituted.

Title:Concepts of Athletic Training
Author:Ronald P. Pfeiffer, Brent Mangus
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-02-09


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