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Essential resources for research and study in Athletic Training.
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Athletic Training @ Waterfield Library

Athletic Training

The collection at Waterfield Library supports the scholarly and research efforts in the field of Athletic Training.  The collection provides resources in research and study areas including, but not limited to, risk management and injury prevention, pathology of injuries and illnesses, assessment and evaluation, acute care of injury and illness, pharmacology, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic exercise, general medical conditions and disabilites, nutritional aspects of injury and illness, phychosocial intervention and referral, health care administration, and professional development and responsibilities.


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Applied Sport Psychology - Jean Williams; Jean M. Williams
Call Number: GV706.4 .A66 2010
ISBN: 9780073376530
Publication Date: 2009-06-05
Drawing upon the expertise of more than twenty leaders of their fields, this is a comprehensive and practical guide to psychological concepts and theories as well as to strategies and techniques designed to help future coaches and sport psychologists cultivate peak performance and personal growth through recent advances in sport psychology. The text's four-part organization focuses on motivation and leadership, social interactions, mental training, program implementation, and issues that go beyond performance enhancement. Contributing authors are experts in their topic, and each chapter has been written specifically for this collection.

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Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine - William E. Prentice
Call Number: RD97 .P738 2011
ISBN: 9780073376615
Publication Date: 2010-01-08
Designed for the athletic trainer and sports therapist, Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine is the definitive guide to the management of sports injuries. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this comprehensive, updated edition, which addresses all aspects of rehabilitation, including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and cons of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed, as well as currently accepted techniques. This text is recognized as a handbook for any practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.

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Emergency Care in Athletic Training - Keith M. Gorse; Matthew Radelet; Robert Blanc; Francis Feld; Keith M.Gorse
Call Number: RD97 .E46 2010
ISBN: 9780803614963
Publication Date: 2009-10-09
Prepare athletic trainers to provide emergency treatment for acute sports-related injuries and illnesses in children, adolescents, and adults--on and off the field. Noted practitioners and educators address all aspects of the evaluation and management of the full-range of medical problems that may be encountered. From emergency evaluation and airway management through the major categories of injury, this timely text meets a critical need in the classroom and in practice.

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Therapeutic Exercise - Michael Higgins
Call Number: RD97 .T475 2011
ISBN: 9780803613645
Publication Date: 2011-04-19
Here's the text that builds a strong foundation in the science of sports medicine, and teaches you to apply that knowledge to the planning, development, and implementation of therapeutic exercise programs for specific dysfunctions for all joints of the body.You'll begin with an introduction to the science behind rehabilitation and the application of specific techniques. Then, for each joint, guided decision-making, chapter-specific case studies, lab activities and skill performance help you meet all of the competencies for therapeutic exercise required by the NATA.

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