Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

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Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide will benefit everyone who treats athletic injuries, including primary care physicians, sports physical therapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physician assistants. The collaboration of athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians brings you a balanced, in-depth review.This new edition guides you through anatomy, types of injuries, and suggested treatment and rehabilitation programs for sports related injuries in 12 anatomic areas. It also includes medical conditions that impact the entire body. You'll explore common sports injuries, acute treatment, and rehabilitation.This text, now in its third edition, has been a dynamic text for both the practicing athletic trainer and student athletic trainer for many years. This newest edition, which captures the essence of the two previous editions without narrowing their scope, focuses on current sports medicine issues and necessary updates.The athletic trainer should apply direct manual pressure to the bleeding area with a sterile gauze pad. ... If there is any doubt, the athlete should be referred to a physician for appropriate radiographs and further evaluation. ... During a boxing competition, the ringside cornerman often coats a bleeding wound with a homemade ointment to obtain hemostasis and allow the boxer to continue the competition.

Title:Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
Author:Robert C. Schenck
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1999


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