This book provides clinicians treating athletes at the point of care with concise, practical keys to evaluation and functional treatment of sports-related problems. It is organized by chief complaint and guides clinicians to a rational differential diagnosis, a thorough history and physical exam, appropriate diagnostic testing, an accurate diagnosis, a sports-specific treatment plan, and safe return-to-play recommendations. Bulleted sections, icons, and a uniform layout help readers quickly find key information to make a diagnosis, order tests, initiate treatment, recognize indications for referral, and identify red flags. Appendices describe injection techniques and detail progressive return-to-play programs for throwing and running athletes.
The Pocket Guide for Event, Outdoor and Sports Medicine is the single portable reference you need when providing medical coverage. With nearly 200 pages and dozens of color photos, it contains up-to-date, evidence-based information on: cardiac arrest, respiratory problems, shock and critical illness, spine injuries and modern practices for immobilization, head injury and concussion, dislocations, fractures and orthopedic injuries, heat and cold exposure problems, commonly used medications, exam pearls and surface anatomy, adult and pediatric equipment sizes, and an illustrated review of more than 2 dozen medical procedures and much more! Written by an experienced emergency physician (and former paramedic),the Pocket Guide for Event, Outdoor & Sports Medicine is a ideal for all clinicians from the learner wanting an overview of issues related to event coverage to the most experienced needing an easily accessible reference for rapid review. In addition to medical treatments, drugs and procedures, the author draws on his more than 20 years experience to share lessons on working in the field setting. You will learn what to bring (for both yourself and your patients) as well as what to do. With the Pocket Guide for Event, Outdoor & Sports Medicine you will arrive at your next medical coverage event confident, knowledgable and prepared! This book has been printed on heavy duty paper with a laminated finish to provide improved wear with heavy use and fluid resistance.
This guide has everything you need to be prepared come test day! The content in this study guide references the latest NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training (6th Edition) presented in an easy to read format that helps to comprehend & retain the information. This study guide is organized in the following six performance domains: Domain 1: Basic and Applied Sciences and Nutritional Concepts - 17% Domain 2: Assessment - 18% Domain 3: Program Design - 21% Domain 4: Exercise Technique and Training Instruction - 22% Domain 5: Client Relations and Behavioral Coaching - 12% Domain 6: Professional Development and Responsibility - 10% * Includes quick reference pages for Areas of Focus, Formulas & Conversions that are required for exam.* Includes 50 practice questions to further enhance knowledge and to have an idea of what the actual test will look like.* Includes detailed practice question answers with explanations on how the answers were obtained.* Includes detailed descriptions of Assessments, Nervous, Muscular, & Skeletal Systems, Nutrition, Term definitions, Training Modalities & more! Note: If you have the 5th Edition NASM manual (which is still an approved reference for the exam) you can e-mail us at email@example.com for a copy of our NASM Study Guide that references the 5th Edition.
This one-of-a-kind book delivers challenging, clinically relevant case-based learning tools regarding orthopedics and sports medicine for advanced practice nursing students and practitioners. Written by nurse practitioner/educators, it fills a gap in information and guidelines for treatment of this population in primary and acute care environments. Cases across the life span cover areas of orthopedics and sports medicine most likely to be encountered.Cases are described in depth to foster a comprehensive learning experience and to facilitate inductive and deductive critical reasoning. Each follows a template that encompasses the context for the case, chief patient complaints and history, physical assessment findings, diagnostic evaluation, interventions, evaluation of care, and outcome. An accompanying teaching guide aids instructors in accelerating critical thinking.KEY FEATURES:Fills an identified gap in the available literature on orthopedics and sports medicineReflects both primary care and acute care across the life spanIncludes referral red flags and scope of practice for each caseFormats cases for both inductive and deductive reasoningOffers a focused instructors manual to facilitate meaningful learning
It is my intent that this book will provide helpful information to athletes, coaches, trainers, health professionals, students, and all others with a personal interest in the subject of sports medicine. When people hear the term sports medicine, the most common association is that of injury related to sports, and what care is given to an injured athlete.But the field of sports medicine is much broader in terms of information that athletes at all levels and all ages should have to enhance their enjoyment, safety, and performance in athletics.The book will cover many additional topics: exercise physiologyfitness testing exercise and healthnutrition drug use in athletics women’s issues in sports medicineenvironmental exposure to heat, sun, and altitudeThe book will introduce you to the most common sports injuries to help the reader understand how medical professionals diagnose and treat such injuries, but it is not intended in any way to substitute for good medical care. Quite simply, if you get hurt in sports and have significant pain or limitation of your exercise or daily activities, you should seek help from your doctor.The book may be used as a stand-alone reader or in conjunction with courses taught in high schools and colleges.
Correlating with NATA Standards, SPORTS MEDICINE ESSENTIALS: CORE CONCEPTS IN ATHLETIC TRAINING & FITNESS INSTRUCTION, 3rd Edition introduces essential skills in Sports Medicine, along with its growing number of career choices. Key topics address fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations, and much more. Students will explore careers in fitness instruction, athletic training, exercise physiology, sports management, and even physical therapy, while practicing important, job-related skills. More than a text, this unique hands-on learning tool asks students to perform essential skills, such as taping injuries, researching sports medicine supplies and their costs, and even forming a mock safety committee to mitigate injury risks to athletes. SPORTS MEDICINE ESSENTIALS: CORE CONCEPTS IN ATHLETIC TRAINING & FITNESS INSTRUCTION, 3rd Edition gives students VIP access to the fast-paced world of Sports Medicine in both print and interactive eBook formats.
Ascencia Test Prep's NASM Personal Training Book of Flash Cards: NASM Exam Prep Review with 300+ Flash Cards for the National Academy of Sports Medicine Board of Certification Examination is a flash card book with over 300 flashcards offering test-takers a full review of the subject matter covered on the NASM exam. Ascencia’s National Academy of Sports Medicine Board of Certification Examination flash cards cover: EXERCISE SCIENCE NUTRITION ASSESSMENT EXERCISE TECHNIQUE PROGRAM DESIGN CLIENT RELATIONS AND COACHING SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.
The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain is a clinical manual that integrates traditional Chinese acupuncture with western orthopedic and sports medicine. It clearly outlines the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment protocol for 25 common sports injuries and pain syndromes. Using a simple Four Step approach, treatment for each condition is organized into 10 easy-to-follow techniques. The Acupuncture Handbook brings new insight and intrigue into treating injuries and pain. This spiral-bound book is designed for easy use by the practitioner of acupuncture, and may serve as a clinical guide for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment. Section I presents a unique Four Step Approach, which includes 10 techniques of acupuncture. Section II covers the diagnosis and assessment of each of the 25 injuries, followed by acupuncture treatment and techniques using the Four Steps. Section III contains the appendices, with commentary on the techniques and protocols from the first two sections. Features: Includes common conditions such as plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, and arthritis of the knees and hip. Diagnosis and assessment is summarized from both western and Chinese medical perspectives. And typical orthopedic recommendations are clearly listed for each injury. The Acupuncture Handbook uses a simple Four Step approach, making point selection and needle technique simple, logical, and systematic. Treatment protocol includes trigger points, motor points, and other needle techniques not commonly discussed in the standard acupuncture texts. Detailed illustrations and descriptions allow for more precise treatment.
Fully revised and updated for the second edition, with a new section on the older patient and expanded advice on physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes, the Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine is an indispensable companion for any professional working in sport and exercise medicine. Sport medicine is an evolving discipline. This handbook brings together the common problems and diagnoses with a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence-based protocols. Authored by leading figures in sport and exercise medicine, this handbook is specially designed to cover the curriculum for postgraduate sport and exercise medicine exams. It presents the core knowledge in a concentrated and concise format. Arranged by system, it focuses on the needs of the patient and offers an immediate guide to all aspects of diagnosis and treatment, exercise benefits, and epidemiology. Practical, accessible, and clinically based, this is the single global handbook for the undergraduate, postgraduate or experienced specialist.