9781556428043

Athletic Training Student Primer A Foundation for Success

  • ISBN 13:

    9781556428043

  • ISBN 10:

    1556428049

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/15/2009
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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Summary

Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Editionis a dynamic text designed to create a foundation for future study in the field of athletic training and prepares students for what they will learn, study, encounter, and achieve during their educational and professional career. An ideal first text for any program, it is the perfect choice for an introductory athletic training course. Breaking the mold of other introductory athletic training texts, thisSecond Editionincludes answers to many "real-life" athletic training situations. The text supplements core content with information derived from a diverse group of professionals. These athletic trainers provide insight and advice on preparing for a variety of topics including work environments, ethics in the workplace, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and a successful career. Athletic Training Student Primer, Second Editionby Dr. Andrew P. Winterstein also includes three new chapters on taping and bracing skills, first aid and initial care, and components of rehabilitation. Informative boxes and sidebars emphasizing specific concepts and tables utilized to outline muscle actions and innervations for specific regions of the body are included for easy reference throughout. Some additional topics include: bull; Diversity bull; Employment settings bull; Emerging trends bull; Educational resources Further expanding the learning process, included with each new textbook purchase is access to a companion website with a variety of exciting multimedia features such as taping and bracing techniques, interactive anatomy animations, a glossary, flash cards, and quizzes. What else is new in the Second Edition? bull; Career information from current athletic training professionals in a variety of settings bull; Increased depth of discussion on specific injury and conditions bull; Expanded resources and up-to-date information on educational requirements bull; New case studies and points of historic interest to facilitate student learning bull; Additional "injury spotlights" focusing on common injuries bull; Anatomical drawings bull; Includes additional on-line material available with new textbook purchase Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Editioneffectively combines the core concepts in athletic training with guidance on the human elements of the profession, providing athletic training students with the core information needed for the first step into a future career in athletic training.

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