Coaches Guide to Sport Injuries

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Human Kinetics Publishers, Jan 1, 1989 - Medical - 222 pages
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This guide provides coaches with a technical, yet practical, approach to dealing with sport injuries. It covers everything future coaches need to know, from prevention to care and rehabilitation.

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Contents

Sport InjuriesThe Coachs Role
3
The Prevention of Sport Injuries
11
Emergency Care of Sport Injuries
23
Assessing the Athlete for Injuries and Medical Emergencies
25
Basic Life Support
35
Bleeding and Shock
51
SoftTissue InjuriesPrinciples of Wound Care
61
SoftTissue InjuriesThe Head and Neck
75
Environmental Factors
141
Medical Problems and Emergencies
151
Moving the Injured Athlete
163
FollowUp Care
171
Principles of Rehabilitation
173
Heat and Cold Therapy
183
Exercise Equipment in Rehabilitation
191
Therapeutic Taping
195

SoftTissue InjuriesThe Trunk
85
SoftTissue InjuriesThe Extremities
95
Basic Principles of Skeletal Injury Care
111
Skeletal Injury CareThe Extremities
121
Skeletal Injury CareThe Skull Spine and Chest
131
Taping Patterns
203
References
213
Index
215
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