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Sports injuries & medicine

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Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Author: Francis Feld Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is a textbook that will help instruct athletic training students, certified athletic trainers, and other health care providers about the emergency medical situations they can potentially face throughout their careers. Francis Feld, Keith M. Gorse, and Robert O. Blanc, along with their contributors, have covered the most crucial types of serious medical emergencies that may be encountered in sports. Also included is material for each of the Domains listed in the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and the Education Competencies and Proficiencies listed in the 2020 CAATE Standards. This is an ideal text for certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and other health care providers focusing on the skills, knowledge, practice, and preparation needed to handle real athletic emergency medical situations.

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

The book is a non fiction-based piece of popular science which unravels the amazing adaptive physiological responses that our bodies undergo as we push it to the limits in extreme sports and natural environments. Each chapter captures the history, geography and physical challenges which our bodies face when we as a species have tried to conquer the great outdoors. From Mt Everest to the South Pole, from a journey to Mars to the bottom of the Mariana trench, the book makes the subject accessible to readers, with a basic knowledge of science, and also tries to bring in the author's own personal experiences and those of many legends from this sphere.For the reader (someone interested in science, particularly the life sciences or those who enjoy the outdoors and partake in extreme sports and outdoor activities), this is aimed to make physiology accessible and relatable, not as a piece of academic text.The reader will come away with a stronger understanding of human physiology (particularly at the extreme), how the body first deteriorates, then adapts and finally excels when faced with running a marathon, summiting Everest or going to Mars. Its cross functional nature, being a piece of non-fiction / popular science with personal anecdotes and history mixed in, will make for an interesting and memorable reading.

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Human Edge: Limits Of Human Physiology And Performance

Author: Marcus (Thrive Global, India) Ranney Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

The book is a non fiction-based piece of popular science which unravels the amazing adaptive physiological responses that our bodies undergo as we push it to the limits in extreme sports and natural environments. Each chapter captures the history, geography and physical challenges which our bodies face when we as a species have tried to conquer the great outdoors. From Mt Everest to the South Pole, from a journey to Mars to the bottom of the Mariana trench, the book makes the subject accessible to readers, with a basic knowledge of science, and also tries to bring in the author's own personal experiences and those of many legends from this sphere.For the reader (someone interested in science, particularly the life sciences or those who enjoy the outdoors and partake in extreme sports and outdoor activities), this is aimed to make physiology accessible and relatable, not as a piece of academic text.The reader will come away with a stronger understanding of human physiology (particularly at the extreme), how the body first deteriorates, then adapts and finally excels when faced with running a marathon, summiting Everest or going to Mars. Its cross functional nature, being a piece of non-fiction / popular science with personal anecdotes and history mixed in, will make for an interesting and memorable reading.

Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

Author: James (Original Movement, UK) Crossley Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/01/2020

This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also an osteopath. Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation is essential reading for all health professionals, sports therapists and trainers involved in exercise prescription.

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown, Jeffrey L. Ryan Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

The 3rd edition of this popular work has been completely revised and updated to bring you all of the field's most current knowledge in an even easier-to-use new design. Its superb combination of detailed illustrations and precise language make even the most complicated concepts and techniques clear. Organized by body region, each chapter begins with a review of anatomy and biomechanics; proceeds through clinical evaluation, pathologies and related special tests; and, concludes with a discussion of on-field or initial management of specific injuries. There is increased focus on evidence-based practice, including new 'Practical Evidence' boxes. This title contains new chapter on evidence-based diagnosis. Updated art program includes hundreds of new photographs, new line art, and second color on the photographs to enhance palpation images. Text conforms to or exceeds the Athletic Training Educational Competencies. Distinctive boxes for each type of test, including goniometry, resisted range of motion and manual muscle tests, clinical tests, and special tests, are well-illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Evaluative Findings boxes summarize clinical findings for specific injuries or conditions. Observational Findings boxes help students to identify specific conditions or injuries.

Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook

Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook

Author: Chad Starkey, Sara D. Brown, Jeffrey L. Ryan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

Tap into easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and initial management of specific orthopedic and athletic injuries with the new edition of this companion to Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, 3rd Edition . From evaluative procedures for palpation and range of motion through neurologic, ligamentous, and special tests, everything you need now in the lab, and later in the field or in the clinic, is here. It's a terrific preparation tool for the BOC examination, too. This title covers procedures for over 185 special, neurological, ligamentous, and range of motion tests. It features unique palpation photographs with anatomical overlays to identify the underlying structure. It provides precisely illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the correct position of the patient and examiner, the evaluative procedure, positive test results, and implications. It includes tables of bony landmarks, and other useful aids for identifying postural disorders. It illustrates proper measuring techniques.

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training Third Edition

Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training Third Edition

Author: Julie N. Bernier, Deborah Kay Strady Otte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

For more than 10 years, the Quick Reference Dictionary for Athletic Training has assisted clinicians and students in applying current concepts applicable to the profession while in the classroom, clinic, or on the field. Now updated into a third edition, this pocket-sized, comprehensive, and user-friendly companion guide is an essential resource. With over 2100 terms and 20 appendices, it includes a more complete series of neurologic and musculoskeletal special tests, as well as available evidence-based data including likelihood ratios, and interrater and intrarater reliability data to support the use of each test. Additional updates include: references to accreditation; goniometric range of motion measures; pharmacology; concussion assessment protocol; and the NATA's Code of Ethics. This new edition will textually and visually provide the athletic training clinician and student with a quick overview of the essential elements of the profession.

The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis A Visual Learning Approach

The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis A Visual Learning Approach

Author: Andrew P. Winterstein, Sharon V. Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

As clinicians strive to teach students the ability to think critically and to commit to a diagnosis, the ability to make that commitment is one of the most difficult steps for clinicians in training. With many possible injuries and conditions, and an equally large number of diagnostic elements, a clear and logical method is needed. The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis: A Visual Learning Approach provides an approach that helps the reader sort through the possibilities and think about the clinical evaluation within a clinical thinking framework using a visual mapping approach. The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis is not designed to be a how-to evaluation text. Rather, it is designed to create a framework that allows the reader to think differently about differential diagnoses, access existing knowledge in anatomy and clinical evaluation, and assess information for the purpose of making higher-order clinical decisions. Dr. Andrew P. Winterstein and Sharon V. Clark have organised The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis by body part, as well as by location in the body. The reader will be able to examine the possible diagnoses by location and approach the evaluation in a more focused and organised fashion. This method of evaluation also allows the reader the opportunity to apply evidence-based principles to the clinical evaluation process. The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis takes a visual learning approach with an emphasis on diagrams, tables, and boxes to illustrate the visual evaluation framework. In addition, each chapter offers a clinical case to provide a springboard for approaching the differential diagnosis process. The Athletic Trainer's Guide to Differential Diagnosis: A Visual Learning Approach will enhance the athletic training student and clinician's critical thinking skills, as well as be an excellent resource for self-assessment and preparation for certification.

Therapeutic Modalities for AT'S

Therapeutic Modalities for AT'S

Author: Chad Starkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

This easy-to-read and easy-to-comprehend book covers every therapeutic modality relevant to athletic trainers, as defined by the NATA Role Delineation Study. Covers all the specific competencies related to the theory, application, effects, and administrative considerations in the application of therapeutic modalities described in the NATA Board of Certification Role Delineation Study.

Therapeutic Modalities

Therapeutic Modalities

Author: Chad Starkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

New chapters and a significant redesign are among the prominent changes in the revised, expanded and totally reorganised 3rd edition of this leading therapeutic modalities book. New content includes fluidotherapy, hyperberic oxygen therapy and magnet therapy as well as administrative considerations.

Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, and Padding

Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, and Padding

Author: Joel W. Beam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

Comprehensive coverage--now in full color! Master the art and science of taping, wrapping, bracing, and padding techniques for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of common athletic injuries and conditions. Step by step, Joel Beam, EdD, ATC/L, details multiple methods--not just the most popular approach--for many procedures. Insightful discussions develop the critical-thinking skills you need to meet the needs of the client. You'll also learn which technique to use based on the injury/condition and how to analyze the effectiveness of the technique.