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- ISBN: 9780763748203 | 076374820X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/1/2004
Concepts of Athletic Training is written for individuals entering the physical education and/or coaching fields. Although it covers a broad range of topics, the focus of the text remains on prevention and the emergency care of common sports injuries. The goal of the book is to prepare physical educators and coaches for working with athletes and managing sports injuries in the absence of a certified athletic trainer. Contributions from athletic trainers provide professional and personal perspectives in every chapter. New to the Fourth Edition As with previous editions, a number of changes have been made in this edition in order to present the student with the most current information available, these include: Updated material on incidence of sports injuries in the pediatric age group (Chapter 1). New information on the etiology of overuse injuries (Chapter 1). Updated material describing current recommendations regarding the "athletic health care team" as well as new ma