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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction 3rd Edition

Jim Clover

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Overview

Correlating with NATA Standards, SPORTS MEDICINE ESSENTIALS: CORE CONCEPTS IN ATHLETIC TRAINING & FITNESS INSTRUCTION, 3rd Edition introduces essential skills in the field along with its growing number of career choices. Students learn about fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, and ethical and legal considerations. They also explore careers in fitness instruction, athletic training, exercise physiology, sports management, and physical therapy, while practicing important job-related skills. This unique hands-on learning tool asks students to perform such essential skills such as taping injuries and researching sports medicine supplies and their costs.

Jim Clover, California State University

Jim Clover is an Adjunct Professor at California State University, San Bernardino and Retired teacher at Riverside County of Education Career Technical Program for 20 years. Coordinator Riverside Medical Clinic’s Sports Clinic and SPORT Foundation, Mr. Clover coordinates sports medicine services for 40 schools in Southern California. He invented the Trainer's Angel (a cutting tool to remove football helmets in emergencies) and received the NATA's Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award in 2004. In addition to a holding a Master’s Degree in Education, he is an NATA Certified Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapy Assistant, and NASM Corrective Exercises Specialist.

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  • In addition to photos and illustrations, the book includes step-by-step instruction on taping athlete injuries, vital signs assessments, conditioning exercises, and other critical trainer skills.
  • Incorporates anatomy and physiology in lessons, establishing a strong foundation for next-level training and studies.
  • Key information relating to the National Athletic Trainers Association certifications helps students identify must-know topics for testing.
  • Complements a wide variety of learning styles with text and eBook formats, colorful artwork and photos, hands-on enrichment activities, a supplemental workbook, and much more.
  • Detailed look at the the many career possibilities emerging in the sports medicine field, including academic requirements and professional certifications needed.

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Carriers in Sports Medicine.
2. Athletic Training.
3. Ethical and Legal Considerations.
4. Medical Conditions.
5. Emergency Preparedness and Assessment.
6. Infection Control.
7. Vital Signs Assessment.
8. Basic Life Support.
9. Environmental Considerations and Preparation.
10. Injuries to the Tissue.
11. Assembling the First Aid Kits and Equipment Bags.
12. Introduction to Taping, Wrapping, and Bracing.
13. Introduction to Therapeutic Modalities.
14. Introduction to Rehabilitation.
15. Recognition, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Injuries to the Head and Spine.
16. Recognition, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Injuries to the Upper Extremities.
17. Recognition, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen.
18. Recognition, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Injuries to the Pelvis and Lower Extremities.
19. Return to Play.
20. Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
21. Physical Fitness Assessment.
22. Nutrition and Weight Management.
23. Physical Conditioning.
24. Designing a Conditioning Program.
25. Strategies for Sales, Marketing, and Fundraising.

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Workbook

ISBN: 9781133281252
The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank questions, and true or false problems.

FOR STUDENTS

Workbook

ISBN: 9781133281252
The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank questions, and true or false problems.