eBook Sports Injuries Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Zachary Klimecki
  • Elizabeth Bellenir
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812662
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812666
  • DDC: 617.1
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - College Senior
  • 424 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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About

Overview

Health tips about acute, traumatic, and chronic injuries in adolescent athletes, including facts about sprains, fractures, and overuse injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, sport-specific safety guidelines, fitness suggestions, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Health Tips for Student Athletes.
2: Choosing the Right Sport for You.
3: Sports for Students with Disabilities.
4: Sports Physicals.
5: Nutrition for Student Athletes.
6: Preventing Dehydration.
7: Sports and Energy Drinks.
8: Handling Sports Pressure and Competition.
9: Athletes and Eating Disorders.
10: The Female Athlete Triad.
11: Emotional Injuries in Youth Sports.
12: Athlete Burnout.
13: Anabolic Steroids.
14: Alcohol and Marijuana: Problems for Teen Athletes.
15: Teen Athletes and the Abuse of Over-the-Counter Drugs.
16: Sports Safety and Injury Prevention.
17: Healthy Muscles Matter.
18: The Benefits of Preseason Conditioning.
19: Warm up to Work out.
20: Exercises for Strength and Flexibility.
21: Facts about Protective Equipment.
22: Helmets.
23: Eye Protection.
24: Mouthguards.
25: Braces and Taping.
26: How to Select the Right Athletic Shoes.
27: Safety Tips for Popular Sports.
28: Bike Safety.
29: Skateboard Safety.
30: Football Safety.
31: Water Sports Safety.
32: Winter Sports Safety.
33: Diagnosing and Treating Common Sports Injuries.
34: What Are Sports Injuries?.
35: Overuse Injuries.
36: Heat Illness.
37: Sprains and Strains.
38: Broken Bones.
39: Growth Plate Injuries.
40: Concussions.
41: Muscle Contusion (Bruise).
42: Bursitis and Tendonitis.
43: Eye Injuries.
44: Facial Injuries.
45: Dental Injuries.
46: Neck Injuries.
47: Spine Injuries.
48: Burners and Stingers.
49: Shoulder Injuries.
50: Elbow Injuries.
51: Hand and Wrist Injuries.
52: Groin Injuries.
53: Testicular Injuries.
54: Hip Injuries.
55: Knee Injuries.
56: Shin Splints.
57: Foot and Ankle Injuries.
58: Plantar Fasciitis and Bone Spurs.
59: Caring for Injured Athletes.
60: What to Do If a Sports Injury Occurs.
61: What Do Athletic Trainers Do?.
62: Choosing a Doctor.
63: Guidelines for Medical Decision Making.
64: Caring for Casts and Splints.
65: Returning to Sport After an Injury.
66: Sports Injuries and Arthritis: Understanding the Connection.
67: If You Need More Information.
68: Resources for More Information about Traumatic and Chronic Sports-Related Injuries.
69: Resources for More Information about Fitness and Exercise.
Index.