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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction, 2nd Edition

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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

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Features and Benefits

  • Incorporates anatomy and physiology
  • Highlights NATA-related information
  • Features illustrated, step-by-step procedures
  • Explains the legal responsibilities associated with athletic training and fitness instruction
  • Details the academic requirements and professional certifications that are needed to enter the field

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Athletic Training
Chapter 3: Fitness Instruction
Chapter 4: Basic Nutrition and Weight Management
Chapter 5: Infection Control
Chapter 6: Vital Signs Assessment
Chapter 7: First Aid Kits
Chapter 8: Emergency Preparedness and Assessment
Chapter 9: Basic Life Support
Chapter 10: Injuries to the Tissues
Chapter 11: Injuries to the Head and Spine
Chapter 12: Injuries to the Shoulder and Upper Extremities
Chapter 13: Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen
Chapter 14: Injuries to the Pelvis and Lower Extremities
Chapter 15: Environmental and Medical Conditions
Chapter 16: Taping, Wrapping, and Bracing
Chapter 17: Return to Play
Chapter 18: Physical Fitness Assessment
Chapter 19: Strengthening and Conditioning
Chapter 20: Developing an Individual Training Program
Chapter 21: Therapeutic Modalities
Chapter 22: Rehabilitation
Chapter 23: Ethical and Legal Considerations
Chapter 24: The Selling Point: Promoting Fitness Products
Chapter 25: Professional Planning

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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

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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 that an entire course can be created around.

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Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401861865 | ISBN-13: 9781401861865)

Designed with a variety of question types, this workbook is designed to help you review and confirm your understanding of concepts discussed in Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Fitness Instruction.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50

Bundle: Text + Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1418060712 | ISBN-13: 9781418060718)

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

List Price = $411.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $310.00

Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training  (ISBN-10: 140181199X | ISBN-13: 9781401811990)

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 that an entire course can be created around.

List Price = $262.95  | CengageBrain Price = $262.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $197.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jim Clover

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.