Perspectives in Athletic Training

Perspectives in Athletic Training

By Nancy H. Cummings, EdD, ATC, LAT, CSCS, Assistant Professor, Physical Education and Athletic Training Departments, Divisions of Education and Health Sciences, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL; Sue Stanley-Green, MS, ATC, LAT, Director, Athletic Training Education Program; Associate Professor, Athletic Training Department, Division of Health Sciences, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL; and Paul Higgs, MEd, ATC, LAT, CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer, Department of Athletics, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Unit I Introduction to the Profession

1. Welcome to the Field

2. Evolution of the Profession

3. Organization and Administration

Unit II The Body?s Reaction to Injury

4. Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis

5. Introduction to the Systems

6. Environmental Conditions

7. Emergency Management

8. Therapeutic Techniques

Unit III The Amazing Lower Body

9. Anatomy of the Lower Body

10. Diagnosis and Management of Lower Leg, Ankle, Foot, and Toe Injuries

11. Diagnosis and Management of Knee and Thigh Injuries

12. Diagnosis and Management of Hip and Pelvis Injuries

Unit IV The Remarkable Head and Trunk

13. Anatomy of the Skull, Spine, Thorax, and Abdomen

14. Diagnosis and Management of Sports-Related Concussion

15. Diagnosis and Management of Spine Injuries

16. Anatomy of the Senses

17. Diagnosis and Management of Injuries to the Senses

Unit V The Complex Upper Body

18. Anatomy of the Upper Body

19. Diagnosis and Management of Neck and Shoulder Injuries

20. Diagnosis and Management of Elbow, Wrist, Hand, and Finger Injuries

Unit VI Balancing It Out

21. Nutritional Concerns of the Athlete

22. Psychosocial Concerns of the Athlete

23. Pharmacology

24. Prevention and Protection: Taping and Bracing