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Overview

Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is a book written for individuals interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. This book is unique in that it covers four distinct disciplines in an easy to understand format. The four disciplines covered include: Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Anatomy, and Physiology. This all-in-one resource allows the individual to grasp the concepts of anatomy and physiology, and then apply them to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Each discipline is fully presented, and uniquely sequenced together to give the user a full understanding of this exciting field. There are comprehensive chapters on nutrition and sports psychology. Instructors will enjoy the depth of the material covered and the ease in which it is presented. Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is the first full-concept book ever written, in which an entire course can be created around.

Robert C France, CSMT, RSMT,

Robert C. France currently serves as a national consultant on Sports Medicine, Physical Education and Fitness Programs and is a certified and registered sports medicine trainer in the state of Washington. In 1996 he was selected as a member of the medical staff for the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. His many awards include his selection as National Sports Medicine Trainer of the Year and Teacher of the Year. Mr. France majored in Physical Education and Recreation at Pacific Lutheran University. His vast knowledge of sports medicine, physical education, and fitness training is the result of extensive training he has received at some of the finest universities across the United States and Europe. Mr. France is registered as an advanced instructor with the National Safety Council and has lectured throughout the United States and in Europe. He has instructed hundreds of high school, college and professionals in first aid and CPR and his training as an Emergency Medical Technician has helped him design and implement disaster preparedness programs. Mr. France’s unique three-year high school Sports Medicine program has been recognized nationally for its excellence in preparing students in the field of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Students who have graduated from his program are now physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers throughout the United States. He has assisted dozens of high schools across the country in designing and implementing similar Sports Medicine programs.
  • Follows the six domains of athletic training: prevention; recognition, evaluation, and assessment; immediate care; treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning; organization and administration; and professional development and responsibility
  • Has more thorough depth and coverage of anatomy and physiology
  • Offers discussion and insight into a wide range of careers related to Sports Medicine
UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING
Chapter 1: Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Chapter 2: Athletic Training
Chapter 3: The Central Training Room
Chapter 4: The Student Athletic Training Program
UNIT II: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
Chapter 5: Emergency Preparedness
Chapter 6: The Preparticipation Physical
Chapter 7: Prehabilitation
Chapter 8: Nutrition
Chapter 9: Dietary Supplements and Performance Enhancers
Chapter 10: Sports Psychology
Chapter 11: Assessment and Evaluation of Sports Injuries
Chapter 12: Therapeutic Modalities
Chapter 13: Taping and Wrapping
UNIT III: INJURY ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Chapter 14: Kinesiology
Chapter 15: Bleeding and Shock
Chapter 16: Types of Injuries
Chapter 17: The Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg
Chapter 18: The Knee
Chapter 19: The Hip and Pelvis
Chapter 20: The Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Chapter 21: The Shoulder
Chapter 22: The Chest and Abdomen
Chapter 23: The Head and Face
Chapter 24: The Spine
UNIT IV:
Chapter 25: Special Considerations in Athletics

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  • ISBN-10: 140181199X
  • ISBN-13: 9781401811990
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $197.50
  • RETAIL $262.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science

ISBN: 9781418055295
This Introduction to Physical Education text represents the only comprehensive survey of topics for majors or non-majors. Within you will find a number of important topics relevant to modern sports medicine, including adaptive physical education, nutrition, injury care, challenges and benefits of coaching, administration and management of sport and physical education, and even opportunities in the field. Specific coverage of timely subjects includes Title IX, gender issues and steroid use.

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Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science

ISBN: 9781418055295
This Introduction to Physical Education text represents the only comprehensive survey of topics for majors or non-majors. Within you will find a number of important topics relevant to modern sports medicine, including adaptive physical education, nutrition, injury care, challenges and benefits of coaching, administration and management of sport and physical education, and even opportunities in the field. Specific coverage of timely subjects includes Title IX, gender issues and steroid use.