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Foundations of Athletic Training
Prevention, Assessment, and Management
Fourth Edition
by Marcia K. Anderson

Foundations of Athletic Training integrates basic medical concepts and related scientific information to provide a strong foundation of general athletic training practices.

Foundations of Athletic Training provides students with the most extensive, challenging content in a user-friendly format to help facilitate learning and retention as students prepare to enter the profession of athletic training.

Features include:

  • Four colour art program helps images appear more clear and life-like while providing a competitive advantage for the text
  • Anatomy line art programme superimposed onto a real human allows students to better visualize the location of key muscles, nerves, and blood vessels
  • Injury photographs are more extensive and comprehensive with increased photos in medical conditions and dermatology


Foundations of Injury Care

1. Injury Care and the Athletic Trainer

  • Sports Medicine
  • Athletic Training
  • Team Approach to the Delivery of Healthcare
  • Legal Considerations

2. Preparticipation Examination

  • Setting Up the Examination
  • Medical History
  • The Physical Examination
  • Physical Fitness Profile
  • Clearance for Participation

3. Protective Equipment

  • Principles of Protective Equipment
  • Liability and Equipment Standards
  • Protective Equipment for the Head and Face
  • Protective Equipment for the Upper Body
  • Protective Equipment for the Lower Body

4. Protective Taping and Wrapping

  • Principles Of Taping And Wrapping
  • Common Taping and Wrapping Techniques

Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

5. Injury Assessment

  • The Injury Evaluation Process
  • History of the Injury
  • Observation and Inspection
  • Palpation
  • Physical Examination Tests
  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Emergency Injury Assessment

6. Tissue Healing and Wound Care

7. Therapeutic Modalities

8. Therapeutic Exercise

Conditions to the Axial Region

9. Head and Facial Conditions

10. Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Conditions

11. Lumbar Spinal Conditions

12. Throat, Thorax, and Visceral Conditions SECTION IV Upper Extremity

13. Shoulder Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Shoulder
  • Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Shoulder Complex

14. Upper Arm, Elbow, and Forearm Conditions Anatomy of the Elbow

  • Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Elbow

15. Wrist and Hand Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand
  • Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Wrist and Hand

Lower Extremity

16. Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh
  • Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Hip

17. Knee Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Knee
  • Kinematics and Major Muscle Actions of the Knee

18. Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

Systemic Conditions

19. Cardiovascular Conditions

  • Anatomy of the Circulatory System
  • Blood and Lymph Disorders

20. Neurologic Conditions

  • Headaches

21. Respiratory Tract Conditions

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

22. Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders

23. Endocrine Conditions

  • Thyroid Disorders

Special Considerations

24. Environmental Conditions

  • Heat-Related Conditions

25. Common Infectious Diseases

  • Common Childhood Diseases

26. Conditions of the Female Athlete, Disabled Athlete, and Senior Athlete

  • Special Concerns of the Female Athlete

27. Pharmacology

  • Pharmacokinetics

28. Dermatology

  • Types of Skin Lesions


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Foundations of Athletic Training
Prevention, Assessment, and Management
Fourth Edition
by Marcia K. Anderson

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