ISBN-10: 0763755567
ISBN-13: 9781449695200

Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention

Author(s): Alton L. Thygerson
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 120
Edition: 1st
Published: Jones & Bartlett Publishers; (June 5, 2008)

Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention is a concise manual developed to help coaches and athletic trainers manage the common emergencies they will likely encounter while coaching their sport. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention includes coverage of the phases of injury and the injury prevention model, prevention tips for sports-related injuries common to specific sports, and follow-up management and prevention algorithms. The text features:

  • Current information on sports injuries presented in a clear and straightforward format.
  • Flowcharts to reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures.
  • Decision Tables that provide a concise summary of what signs coaches and athletic trainers should look for and what treatment steps they should take.
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