This text integrates basic medical concepts and related scientific information to provide a strong foundation of general athletic training practices. Using a problem-solving approach to prevention, recognition, assessment, management, and disposition of sports-related injuries and diseases, this text provides athletic trainers and athletic training students with the most extensive, challenging content in a user-friendly format. This edition features a full-color art program and more extensive injury photographs. Anatomy line art superimposed onto a real human helps students visualize the location of key muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. A companion Website on thePoint will offer a variety of student and instructor ancillaries.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgements User's Guide SECTION I Foundations of Injury Care CHAPTER 1 Injury Care and the Athletic Trainer Sports Medicine Athletic Training Team Approach to the Delivery of Healthcare Legal Considerations CHAPTER 2 Preparticipation Examination Setting Up the Examination Medical History The Physical Examination Physical Fitness Profile Clearance for Participation CHAPTER 3 Protective Equipment Principles of Protective Equipment Liability and Equipment Standards Protective Equipment for the Head and Face Protective Equipment for the Upper Body Protective Equipment for the Lower Body CHAPTER 4 Protective Taping and Wrapping Principles Of Taping And Wrapping Common Taping and Wrapping Techniques SECTION II Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation CHAPTER 5 Injury Assessment The Injury Evaluation Process History of the Injury Observation and Inspection Palpation Physical Examination Tests The Emergency Medical Services System Emergency Injury Assessment CHAPTER 6 Tissue Healing and Wound Care CHAPTER 7 Therapeutic Modalities CHAPTER 8 Therapeutic Exercise SECTION III Conditions to the Axial Region Chapter 9: Head and Facial Conditions Chapter 10: Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Conditions Chapter 11: Lumbar Spinal Conditions Chapter 12: Throat, Thorax, and Visceral Conditions SECTION IV Upper Extremity Chapter 13: Shoulder Conditions Anatomy of the Shoulder Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Shoulder Complex Chapter 14: Upper Arm, Elbow, and Forearm Conditions Anatomy of the Elbow Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Elbow Chapter 15: Wrist and Hand Conditions Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Wrist and Hand SECTION V Lower Extremity CHAPTER 16 Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Conditions Anatomy of the Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Hip CHAPTER 17 Knee Conditions Anatomy of the Knee Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Knee CHAPTER 18 Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Conditions Anatomy of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot SECTION VI Systemic Conditions CHAPTER 19 Cardiovascular Conditions Anatomy of the Circulatory System Blood and Lymph Disorders CHAPTER 20 Neurologic Conditions Headaches CHAPTER 21 Respiratory Tract Conditions Upper Respiratory Tract Infections CHAPTER 22 Gastrointestinal Conditions Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders CHAPTER 23 Endocrine Conditions Thyroid Disorders SECTION VII Special Considerations CHAPTER 24 Environmental Conditions Heat-Related Conditions CHAPTER 25 Common Infectious Diseases Common Childhood Diseases CHAPTER 26 Conditions of the Female Athlete, Disabled Athlete, and Senior Athlete Special Concerns of the Female Athlete CHAPTER 27 Pharmacology Pharmacokinetics CHAPTER 28 Dermatology Types of Skin Lesions Appendices Glossary Index