Medical Conditions in the Athlete 3rd Edition

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Human Kinetics, Mar 6, 2017 - Medical - 544 pages

Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition, equips health care providers with the information they need to develop a framework for decision making when working with injured and recovering athletes and active populations.

 

 

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Contents

Introduction to Medical Conditions
1
Foundational Issues
3
Medical Examination
19
Diagnostic Imaging and Testing
35
Pharmacology and Interventions
51
Basic Principles of Pharmacology
53
Drug Categories
67
Common Procedures in the Athletic Training Clinic
97
The Eye
279
Ear Nose Throat and Mouth
305
Systemic Disorders
331
Infectious Diseases
357
Dermatological Conditions
385
Psychological and Substance Use Disorders
425
Working With Special Populations
443
Glossary
467

Medical Conditions by System
123
Respiratory System
125
Cardiovascular System
147
Gastrointestinal System
179
Genitourinary and Gynecological Systems
199
Neurological System
239
References
479
Index
511
About the Authors
525
Contributors
527
Back Page Ad
528
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Katie Walsh Flanagan, EdD, ATC, is a professor and director of the sports medicine and athletic training program in the department of health education and promotion at East Carolina University, where she has worked for more than 20 years. A Board of Certification (BOC) certified athletic trainer, Walsh Flanagan previously worked as a lecturer and assistant athletic trainer at California State University, Fresno, and as the head athletic trainer for the Chicago Power, a men's professional soccer team. She has also assisted as an athletic trainer for various sports in international competitions, including the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and 1987 Pan American Games.

In 2012, Walsh Flanagan was elected to the North Carolina Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame. The organization named her the North Carolina Athletic Trainer of the Year-College/University in 2000 and 2006. She received the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association in 2010 and their Athletic Trainer Service award in 2006.

Micki Cuppett, EdD, ATC, is the executive director of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) after having served as its president and as a board member. She previously worked for 16 years as a professor of athletic training in the department of orthopedics and sports medicine at the University of South Florida, where she was the athletic training program director. She has also been a professor and director of athletic training education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

In addition to her work in academe, Cuppett has been an athletic trainer for three decades, having worked in high school, collegiate, military, and hospital settings. Cuppett is known internationally for her work with human patient simulators and interprofessional education, and she has often been an invited speaker at national and international conferences. She received the Athletic Trainer Service award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association in 2007 and their Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award in 2012.

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