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Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

Imprint: Routledge
Hardback: 9781630916237

Description

Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition is the definitive reference for athletic training students and professionals who are interested in gaining more in-depth exposure to the theory and practical application of rehabilitation techniques used in a sports medicine environment.

Dr. William Prentice and his contributors have combined their knowledge and expertise to produce a single text that encompasses all aspects of sports medicine rehabilitation. Featuring more than 1,000 full-color illustrations, 700 high-resolution videos, and an integrated laboratory manual, this newly updated Seventh Edition provides the athletic trainer with a complete guide to the design, implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for sport-related injuries.

The Seventh Edition includes new and updated information on topics including:

  • Pharmacology and the role of medication in pain management and performance
  • Nutrition and its impact on rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation techniques for the core 
  • Roles within the rehabilitation team
  • Pathomechanics and epidemiology of common injuries
  • Psychological considerations and communication with injured patients
  • Tips for documentation from Dr. Prentice 

Included with the text are online supplemental materials for faculty use in the classroom.Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Editionis a comprehensive resource for athletic training students, faculty, and clinicians; physical therapists who manage rehabilitation programs for sports-related injuries; as well as for strength and conditioning coaches who supervise performance enhancement programs on return to play.

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