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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Publication of a research article can be a defining moment in a researcher's career. However, the steps involved in turning an initial research question into a published article can be a long and arduous journey. To aid in this process, Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine was developed to serve as a comprehensive writing guide for research professionals and students who are looking to improve their academic writing skills. Dr. Mark Knoblauch and his 15 contributors developed Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine to focus around the area of manuscript development and presentation, while also including chapters that outline the foundational concepts of professional writing, developing a research grant, and the journal selection process. Each chapter is written by content experts who bring a wealth of experience not only from their own academic writing but also from having spent countless hours helping students become better, more effective writers. Many textbooks have been written that focus on development of the research manuscript itself, but what sets Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine apart is that it includes so much more to aid writers in their process. What you can find inside: * Examination of ancillary aspects associated with academic research such as poster and oral presentations * How to choose the most effective journal * How to deal with the stress of writing * How to write an effective grant Professional Writing in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine covers those topics and more, with the intent of providing a thorough, practical writing guide that spans the breadth of the research manuscript development, writing, and presentation process. Throughout the textbook, sample writings and cases relevant to the fields of kinesiology and sports medicine are used to provide the reader relevant, applicable examples to help improve their own writing.
Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional sports medicine references? Are you seeking brief, up-to-date, expert advice for common issues that can be encountered when working with athletes? Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides a unique format of concise and to the point responses with clinical application, backed by the latest research on sports-related ankle sprains among athletes. Drs. Patrick O. McKeon and Erik A. Wikstrom and their contributors present 39 common clinical questions regarding the prevention, assessment, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of ankle sprains. Co-published with the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides concise answers to 39 frequently asked clinical questions. Written in a conversational tone, the authors of the individual questions represent a variety of different backgrounds and are experts in their respective field. The variety of questions and brevity of responses will make this a book that is easy to read and reference at the point of care. Some sample sections and questions include: Risk and reduction of ankle sprains What effect does prophylactic bracing and/or taping have on reducing lateral ankle sprain risk? Diagnosis What are the most useful clinical tests to accurately diagnose syndesmotic and medial ankle sprains? Treatment and rehabilitation To what extent should I use manual therapies to treat ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability? Surgical considerations When should I refer my patient with an ankle problem to an orthopedic surgeon? Quick Questions in Ankle Sprains: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine is the perfect at-your-side resource for the athletic trainer, team physician, or sports medicine clinician looking for practical answers to sports-related ankle sprain questions. The concise and conversational tone allows the reader to readily apply the information into their everyday practice.
Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals merges the basic principles and latest evidence-based scientific understanding of sports nutrition with the real-world practical applications that health professional students must master to help their current and future clients to optimize athletic performance, overall satisfaction and success with sports and physical activity. Step-by-by, you'll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply that knowledge to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You'll follow six different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests. By seeing how the science of Sports Nutrition can be applied to sample clients, you will be able to take that knowledge and apply it to your future clients. Instructor and Student Resources online -Redeem the access code, inside new, printed texts, to gain access. Resources include: Physiology animations. Online questions. Interactive case studies Features the unfolding case studies of six different clients to illustrate major nutritional principles and how they apply in practice, including a Series of assessments by a variety of health professions and self-administered tests designed to evaluate and optimize their nutritional status. Evaluating the Evidence boxes, in which students learn to think critically to understand, interpret, and use the results of peer-reviewed research studies. Speed Bumps-or review questions highlighting the major points of the preceding several paragraphs-to help students stop and comprehend what they just read A Key Points Summary at the end of each chapter that distills the main learning points from the chapter into a succinct list of critical take-home points. Addresses the role of nutrition in each major allied health profession and highlights its relevance to that field throughout the text. Develops the knowledge base practitioners need to educate their clients about the relationship between nutrition and exercise, including new foods, supplements, and special diets, as they relate to their particular scope of practice. Uses a consistent organization in each chapter to make learning easier, including learning objectives, Illustrations, summary of major points, and case-based, multiple-choice questions to assess progress.
Athletic and Orthopedic Injury Assessment: Case Responses and Interpretations is a companion book that provides responses and interpretations to the case studies in Athletic and Orthopedic Injury Assessment: A Case Study Approach. Research, evidence-based practices, and professional experience form the basis of these responses and interpretations. The suggested answers for case questions include information such as identification of differential and clinical diagnoses, explanations of diagnostic tests, relevant anatomical information, and more. We hope you find this book helpful in responding to the case questions, whether you are an instructor leading class discussions and analyzing student work, a preprofessional preparing to interpret the case scenarios on the BOC national certification examination, or a student seeking to compare the suggested answers with your own analyses.
The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to exercise of the gastro-intestinal system, in cases of both health and disease, and helps to shed light on the role they play in acute and chronic exercise. Professor Roy Shephard synthesises previously disparate research to explain the physiology, function, pathology of disease and role of exercise in both health and chronic disease, covering topics including: physical activity and the oesophagus gastro-duodenal function and physical activity physical activity and peptic ulcers physical activity and gastro-oesophageal cancers physical activity and the function of the large bowel physical activity and chronic intestinal inflammation. With each chapter including a thorough bibliography and signposts to further reading, Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract provides a complete reference for understanding how exercise affects the function of the digestive organs. It is an important text for academics and upper-level students in sports medicine and exercise physiology, and for health professionals in preventative medicine.