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Fundamental approach to athletic injury

Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Fourth Edition, explains basic concepts in athletic training and presents injuries and illnesses commonly encountered by practicing trainers.

Written specifically for secondary and sixth-form students, this text develops the knowledge and skills of students assisting trainers on the field and in the training room, as well as those considering future careers as sports medicine professionals.

With an attractive full-colour layout, the updated third edition presents the latest developments in athletic training with regard to treatment, care, administration and certification.

New and updated topics include dealing with simultaneous injuries, recognition of cultural sensitivities, treatment of athletes with disabilities, facility design and modality safety, and ordering and maintaining equipment.

Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Fourth Edition, also includes fully updated and expanded instructor materials, plus online access to the instructor guide, the test package and a new image bank provides convenient, one-source assistance for lecture and test preparation.

As a bonus, instructors may request the Essentials of Interactive Functional Anatomy CD-ROM for use in their classrooms. This unique learning tool provides an engaging way to teach the basics of human anatomy.

Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Fourth Edition, provides student athletic training assistants with a clear understanding of the functions, skills and activities they might encounter while assisting qualified athletic trainers.

By offering a solid introduction to the profession, this text will also stimulate the interest of students considering their career possibilities and act as a springboard to a future career in athletic training or sports medicine.