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Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training,
3rd Edition

Robert C France

ISBN-13: 9780357379165 | ISBN-10: 0357379160

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 720 pages

List Price USD $149.95

Overview

France's INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3rd Edition, equips you with a solid understanding of the functional concepts of the human body and then teaches you how to apply that knowledge to real-life practice. It combines comprehensive coverage of Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Kinesiology and therapeutic modalities with the latest research, concussion protocols and guidelines for First Aid, CPR and AED. An all-new section is devoted to athletes with disabilities and their right to participate, and an entire chapter is dedicated to special challenges that athletes face. Vivid illustrations, photos, artwork and diagrams bring chapter concepts to life. In addition, insight into a wide range of careers in the Sports Medicine field helps you plan for the future. It's the ideal text for anyone interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes.

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Robert C. France, CSMT, RSMT, is a retired certified and registered athletic trainer in Washington state. His vast knowledge of sports medicine and athletic training has been derived from extensive training from some of the finest colleges in the United States and Europe. His training as an emergency medical technician has helped him to design disaster preparedness programs and assist in their implementation. Registered and certified as an advanced instructor with the National Safety Council, Robert has instructed hundreds of high schools, colleges and professionals in first aid, CPR and advanced instructor training. He also has presented lectures throughout the United States and in Europe. Robert’s unique three-year high school sports medicine program has been recognized nationally for its excellence in preparing students for the fields of sports medicine and athletic training. Students graduating from his program are now physicians, physical therapists and certified athletic trainers throughout the United States. He has helped dozens of high schools across the country design and implement similar sports medicine programs. His many awards include Athletic Trainer of the Year and Teacher of the Year, and in 1996 he was selected as a member of the medical staff for the Olympic Games in Atlanta. He also is the author of Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science.

  • An all-new section is devoted to athletes with disabilities and their right to participate.
  • Concussion protocols and information have been completely revised with the latest standards.
  • The 3rd Edition is completely aligned with the Precision Exams Sports Medicine assessment.
  • Offering unparalleled coverage, France's Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, 3rd Edition, is fully compliant with the NATA secondary school curriculum outline.
  • The new edition has been updated with current First Aid, CPR and AED guidelines.
  • Thoroughly revised and updated, France's Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, 3rd Edition, reflects the latest research, developments and practices from the field.
  • Helping students think well beyond the course, the text provides real-world insight into a wide range of careers related to Sports Medicine.
  • The third edition includes more thorough depth and coverage of Anatomy and Physiology.
  • An entire chapter is devoted to special considerations that athletes face. such as environmental and skin conditions.
  • Bringing chapter concepts to life, vivid illustrations, photos, artwork and diagrams capture students' curiosity and help instructors reinforce the material presented.
  • The Instructor Companion Website features product-specific lecture and class tools online, including an instructor's manual, PowerPoint® slides that include full-color images and an electronic test bank.
  • Providing coverage that is both practical and comprehensive, the text follows the six domains of athletic training: prevention; recognition, evaluation and assessment; immediate care; treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning; organization and administration; and professional development and responsibility.

Table of Contents

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UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING.
1. Sports Medicine: The Multidisciplinary Approach to Athletic Health Care.
2. Athletic Training.
3. The Central Training Room.
4. The Athletic Training Student Aide Program.
UNIT II: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING.
5. Emergency Preparedness: Injury Game Plan.
6. The Pre-Participation Physical Examination.
7. Prehabilitation and Preseason Conditioning.
8. Nutrition and the Athlete.
9. Dietary Supplements and Performance Enhancers.
10. Sports Psychology.
11. Assessment and Evaluation of Sports Injuries.
12. Therapeutic Physical Modalities.
13. Taping and Wrapping.
UNIT III: INJURY ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT.
14. Kinesiology.
15. Bleeding and Shock.
16. The Bones and Soft Tissues.
17. The Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg.
18. The Knee.
19. The Hip and Pelvis.
20. The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand.
21. The Shoulder.
22. The Chest and Abdomen.
23. The Head and Face.
24. The Spine.
UNIT IV: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS.
25. Special Considerations in Athletes.

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Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

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