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Contents Introduction to the Athletic Training Education Series Preface Credits Chapter 1 Athletic Training: The Profession and Its History What Are the Characteristics of a Profession? What Makes Athletic Training a Profession? The History of Athletic Training Employment Opportunities in Athletic Training The Sports Medicine Team Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 2 Epidemiology of Athletic Injuries Research in Sports Epidemiology Sport Injury Surveillance Systems Injury Trends High-Risk Sports Other Sports Intrinsic Risk Factors Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 3 The Preparticipation Physical Examination The Essential Elements of the Preparticipation Physical Examination Health Status Information The Physical Components of the Preparticipation Physical Examination Fitness or Performance Testing Preparticipation Physical Examination Results Considerations for Athletes With Impairments Administration of the Preparticipation Physical Examination Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 4 Conditioning and Strength Training in Athletics Fitness-Testing Procedures Fitness-Testing Parameters Exercise Prescription Developing the Strength-Training Program Types of Strength Training Equipment Selection Integrating Other Fitness Components Preventing Injury Through Strength and Conditioning Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 5 Pharmacology in Athletic Medicine Understanding Pharmacology Drug Nomenclature and Classification The Study of Drugs Drug-Testing Policies and Procedures Drugs Specific to Athletic-Related Conditions Non-Orthopedic Medicinals Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 6 Environmental Conditions Temperature Regulation and Heat Exchange Physiological Responses to Exercise in the Heat Cooling Mechanisms Adapting to Environmental Heat Heat Illness Prevention of Heat-Related Illness Caring for Heat Illness Cold Environments Other Weather Conditions Other Environmental Factors Influencing Sport Participation Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 7 Protective Devices, Regulations, and the Law Energy Absorption and Force Dissipation Standards for Equipment Design and Reconditioning Regulating Agencies Reconditioning and Maintenance of Athletic Headgear Agencies for Development of Sport Safety Rules Legal Concerns About Equipment Use in Sport Liability Negligence Determination of Liability Product and Manufacturer Liability Protecting Oneself From Legal Misfortune Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Chapter 8 Emergency Care and Medical Management of Athletic Injury First Aid, Emergency Care, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation First Aid Procedures for Sudden Illnesses The Emergency Care Plan Legal and Ethical Issues in Treatment Community-Based Emergency Medical Services Community-Based Emergency Care Facilities Emergency Care Equipment and Supplies Referring the Athlete for Further Care Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Source Additional Readings Chapter 9 Nutritional Aspects of Health and Performance Why Study Nutrition? Basic Nutritional Needs of Athletes Fluid Needs for Active Individuals Caloric Demands of Active Individuals The Food Guide Pyramid Planning the Athlete's Diet Nutritional Concerns in Injury or Illness Summary Critical Thinking Questions Cited Sources Additional Readings Appendix A: National Athletic Trainers' Association Code of Ethics Appendix B: Historical Perspective on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Glossary Index About the Author
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Physical education and training.
Athletic Injuries -- prevention & control.
Physical Education and Training.