Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780729541541, 9780729581547

Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers

10th Edition

Print ISBN: 9780729541541
eBook ISBN: 9780729581547
Imprint: Mosby Australia
Published Date: 11th October 2006


This text provides an easy-to-read introduction to the basic principles of sports medicine for people of all sporting backgrounds and interests. It gives readers practical knowledge in areas such as injury prevention, injury management, crisis management techniques and optimising performance. Topics covered include: · management of common sporting injuries · how to conduct warm up, stretching and cool down sessions · using taping to prevent or reduce severity of injuries · principles of sports nutrition. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of sports. Developed by Sports Medicine Australia, it provides you with the information you need to help athletes prevent injuries, to reduce the severity of injuries that occur, and to prevent injuries from re-occurring.

Table of Contents

  1. The Sports Trainer in Action
  2. functional musculo-skeletal anatomy
  3. preventing sports injurines
  4. sports nutrition
  5. drugs in sport
  6. principles of injury management
  7. common sporting illnesses and injuries
  8. common medical conditions affecting athletes
  9. moving injured athletes
  10. sports taping

appendix a sports first aide kit contents

appendix b sports trainer management flow chart

appendix c athlete medical profile form


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