Essentials of Athletic Injury Management

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management
By William E. Prentice

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Essentials of Athletic Injury Management provides the information you need to manage the care of athletic injuries―from prevention, identification and assessment of injuries to interaction with players, parents and physicians. Designed for those beginning careers in coaching, physical education and the fitness profession, this text prepares students to manage injury and emergency situations when an athletic trainer or physician is not available. Action plans, checklists and applications of universal precautions in athletic environments are included to provide the practical tools needed to get started in the field.


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  • Amazon Sales Rank: #60075 in Books
  • Published on: 2015-10-23
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.80" h x .60" w x 8.40" l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 464 pages

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About the Author
Dr. William Prentice is Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Coordinator of the Sports Medicine Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also serves as the Director of the NATA approved Graduate Athletic Training Education Program. He received his BS and MS from the University of Delaware and his Ph.D. in Sports Medicine and Applied Physiology from the University of Virginia. He also has a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina. He is a Certified Member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and has received the Sayers A. "Bud" Miller Distinguished Athletic Trainer Educator Award and the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from the NATA. In 2004 he was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame. Dr. Prentice served as the Athletic Trainer for the Women's Soccer Program, which has won eighteen NCAA National Championships. He teaches graduate courses in sports medicine and athletic training. Dr. Prentice is the author of nine best-selling texts in athletic training, sports medicine, and health-related fitness.


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Worked well. It is the required text for a class.

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Great read!! Straight forward information!

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