Author: Katie Walsh Flanagan
"Medical Terminology With Case Studies in Sports Medicine, Second Edition is a fun, easy-to-read resource written specifically for allied health students. The text provides interesting facts in an easy-to-remember format with the help of two companions, a pirate skeleton named Skully and his trusty pirate dog, Bean. Dr. Katie Walsh Flanagan presents the Second Edition in three main sections to help facilitate learning in a simple, non-intimidating way. Section I is an introduction to medical terminology and contains principles of word building, body organization, medical abbreviations and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Section II is organized by each body system which is presented as an island (for example, the cardiovascular system is represented as Cardio Island). Skully and Bean bring the common prefixes and suffixes with them as they add the unique terms of each body system and create new words related to the chapter. Section III contains appendices for specialized areas that students may be interested in exploring, but are not contained in-depth in any chapter. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Pick up Medical Terminology With Case Studies in Sports Medicine, Second Edition and join Skully and Bean as they travel from island to island (body system to body system) in this easy-to-read, colorful, invaluable, and fun resource for all allied health students"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Walsh Flanagan, Katie,Cuppett, Micki
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition, equips health care providers with the information they need to develop a framework for decision making when working with injured and recovering athletes and active populations.
Author: Konin, Jeff G.,Ray, Richard
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, prepares students and athletic trainers to address the many administrative and managerial challenges they will face in an increasingly complex and changing health care environment.
Author: Brent C Mangus,Michael G Miller
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Here's the information students need to know about how drugs work and how they can affect athletic performance. Through "real life" scenarios, students gain insights into the application of pharmacology in their clinical practice—from assisting an athlete who is taking a new medication to recognizing drug-related side effects when a negative reaction is occurring to handling instances of drug abuse. Beginning with an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, the text presents prescription and over-the-counter medications in relation to the injuries or health conditions athletic trainers commonly encounter. Frequently abused substances such as amphetamines, herbals, and anabolic steroids are also addressed. Legal and ethical issues of drug use are presented, such as HIPAA–mandated privacy issues, drug testing, and which drugs are deemed as acceptable or banned according to NCAA and US Olympic standard.
Author: Houglum, Peggy A.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Updated with the latest in contemporary science and peer-reviewed data, Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition, prepares students for real-world applications while serving as a referential cornerstone for experienced rehabilitation clinicians.
The Art and Science
Author: Kenneth Knight,Kenneth L. Knight,David O. Draper
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Authored by two leading researchers in the athletic training field, the Second Edition of Therapeutic Modalities: The Art and Science provides the knowledge needed to evaluate and select the most appropriate modalities to treat injuries. The authors use an informal, student-friendly writing style to hold students' interest and help them grasp difficult concepts. The unique approach of the text teaches aspiring clinicians both the how and the why of therapeutic modality use, training them to be decision-making professionals rather than simply technicians. The Second Edition is revised and expanded to include the latest research in therapeutic modalities. New material has been added on evidence-based practice, and other areas, such as pain treatment, are significantly expanded. It retains the successful format of providing the necessary background information on the modalities, followed by the authors' "5-Step Application Procedure." New photos, illustrations, and case studies have also been added.
Author: Chad Starkey
Publisher: F.A. Davis
The 4th Edition of the field’s premier text on therapeutic modalities reflects evidence-based practice research and technologies that are impacting professional practice today. Step by step, you’ll build a solid foundation in the theory and science that underlie today’s best practices and then learn how to treat a wide range of orthopedic injuries.
Author: William E. Prentice
The definitive guide to the management of sports injuries for the athletic trainer and sports therapist. Experts from the field of sports medicine have contributed to this edition. This comprehensive text addresses all aspects of rehabilitation including protocols for rehabilitating the wide variety of injuries athletes are prone to receive. Pros and con of various rehabilitative modalities are discussed as well as currently accepted techniques. This text is recognized as a comprehensive handbook for team sports and other practitioners who manage rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
Author: Nancy Clark
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Category: Health & Fitness
Boost your energy, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with the best-selling sports nutrition guide! The fifth edition includes the latest research on hydration, vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, and balancing carbohydrate and protein intake for exercise and competition.
Author: Kimberly Mueller,Josh Hingst
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Category: Health & Fitness
Presents a guide to sports supplements, providing descriptions, benefits, dosage recommendations, research studies and outcomes, and possible health concerns.
Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd
Author: Patrick Ness
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Category: Young Adult Fiction
NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor. At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting-- he’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It’s ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd-- whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself-- Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined.
An Integrated Approach
Author: Matthew R. Kutz
This text is designed to help athletic trainers effectively integrate the art of leadership with the science of management. The book discusses the aspects of management and leadership identified in the 2004 Board of Certification (BOC) Role Delineation Study and the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) educational competencies. The text covers current leadership and management theories and techniques, communication, and conflict resolution, and supplies tools for mastering essential skills and behaviors. It discusses various leadership and motivational styles and covers key human resources, fiscal, and administrative responsibilities, including program planning and management, technology management, and facility design and management. The book also explores legal and risk management issues, professional ethics, and globalization as it relates to athletic training.
A Cultural History
Author: Naomi Wolf
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Social Science
One of our bestselling and most respected cultural critics, Naomi Wolf, acclaimed author of The Beauty Myth and The End of America, brings us an astonishing work of cutting-edge science and cultural history that radically reframes how we understand the vagina—and, consequently, how we understand women. A “New Biography,” Vagina is at once serious, provocative, and immensely entertaining—a radical and endlessly fascinating exploration of the gateway to female consciousness from a remarkable writer and thinker at the forefront of the new feminism.
Author: Richard L. Daft
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Business & Economics
Discover the most progressive thinking about organizations today as acclaimed author Richard Daft balances recent, innovative ideas with proven classic theories and effective business practices. Daft’s best-selling ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN presents a captivating, compelling snapshot of contemporary organizations and the concepts driving their success that will immediately engage any reader. Recognized as one of the most systematic, well-organized texts in the market, the 12th edition of ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN helps both future and current managers thoroughly prepare for the challenges of today’s business world. This revision showcases some of today’s most current examples and research alongside time-tested principles. Readers see how many of today’s well-known organizations thrive amidst a rapidly changing, highly competitive international environment. New learning features provide opportunities for readers to apply concepts and refine personal business skills and insights. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Barbara Illowsky,Susan Dean
Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. Coverage and Scope Chapter 1 Sampling and Data Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics Chapter 3 Probability Topics Chapter 4 Discrete Random Variables Chapter 5 Continuous Random Variables Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution Chapter 7 The Central Limit Theorem Chapter 8 Confidence Intervals Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing with One Sample Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples Chapter 11 The Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 12 Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 13 F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA
An Evidence-Based Medicine Approach
Author: Norimasa Nakamura,Stefano Zaffagnini,Robert G. Marx,Volker Musahl
This book provides the reader with the best available evidence on the most pressing issues relating to reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) with the goal of supporting surgical reconstruction of the ACL and improving outcomes for patients. Key topics for which evidence-based information is presented include selection of graft material and source, the use of different surgical techniques, graft rupture in relation to surgical technique, and progression to osteoarthritis. The book will aid the surgeon in making decisions with respect to fixation devices and tensioning, the bundles to be reconstructed, and whether to preserve remnants or partial bundle ruptures. An evidence-based stance is taken on evolving topics such as the anatomy of the tibial insertion site of the ACL and the role of the anterolateral capsule and posteromedial corner in high-grade rotatory instability. Furthermore, novel technical developments for measurement of knee laxity and soft tissue navigation are discussed. The reader will also find useful information on general issues concerning physical examination, arthroscopic setup, timing of reconstruction, anesthesia, and anticoagulation.
Illustrated Questions and Answers
Author: Paul V. Birinyi,Najib E. El Tecle,Eric Marvin
Board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered the gold standard for neurosurgeons practicing in the U.S. The ABNS primary examination requires many months of preparation, and passing it is both a significant accomplishment and integral component in becoming board certified. Contributions from current neurosurgical residents and seasoned practitioners infuse this book with a well-rounded perspective. Having been there and done that, the authors incorporated what they felt was missing from board review books when they sat for the exam – resulting in a “bucket list” study guide. The review is organized by neurosurgical topic with 20 chapters equally divided among questions followed by answers. Starting with physiology and anatomy, each chapter methodically covers core topics including radiology, neurology, pathology/histology, ophthalmology, and more. The authors provide brief explanations and pearls that accompany each question, which provide a solid springboard for delving deeper into any given topic. The easy-to-follow format enables residents to partake in long study sessions or tackle just a question or two in the midst of a busy day of neurosurgical service. Key Highlights More than 1,300 questions reflect key concepts in the ABNS primary exam Enhanced with more than 350 images, most in color, which reflect the computerized, image-rich format of the current exam A full-length practice test at the end of the book mirrors the cadence and time constraints of the actual exam Explanations of correct and incorrect answers facilitate learning and retaining vast amounts of material This comprehensive board review book will help neurosurgical residents of all levels prepare thoroughly for the March exam. It is a one-stop self-assessment tool for any neurosurgeon who endeavors to attain and maintain ABNS certification.
Recognizing Systemic Disease
Author: Daniel P. O'Connor,A. Louise Fincher
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. Inside Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the student's ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. O'Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from the Fourth Edition of the NATA Educational Competencies into this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. What's New in the Second Edition: • New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth • Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements • Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures • New illustrations and a color atlas • New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: • Use of Pharmacology Resources • Assessment of Temperature • Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) • Cardiac Auscultation • Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion • Peak Flow Expiratory Rate • Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation • Urinalysis • Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels • Use of the Otoscope • Use of the Ophthalmoscope • Sensory Function • Motor Function • Reflex Function • Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, the Second Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease is a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.
It's Time to Take Care of You
Author: Alison Canavan
Publisher: Gill & Company
A health and well-being guide for new mothers, focusing on the need to look after their own physical and mental health. With chapters on nutrition, exercise, post-natal depression, mindfulness and much more, this is a thoughtful and valuable book that any new mum will treasure.