Table of contents for Introduction to athletic training / Susan Kay Hillman.

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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:

Athletic trainers.
Physical education and training.
Sports medicine.
Sports Medicine.
Athletic Injuries -- prevention & control.
Physical Education and Training.