This introductory text provides undergraduate students with the basics of anatomy, physiology, and the applications of kinesiology. It uses a qualitative approach with an easy-to-follow writing style. Theory is balanced with many sport and real-world applications to promote the integrated nature of kinesiology, including anatomical and biomechanical concepts.
Provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance.
Professional sports is a huge industry, with much riding on the knees of even a single football player. But the playing fields are also filled with an abundance of 'weekend warriors' who value their own knees no less, and with increased participation in sports and exercise programs, in general, comes increased risk of injury. Sports medicine is relevant not only to collegiate and professional athletes and the health professionals who treat and advise them, but also to parents and their children, amateur athletes and aging people maintaining a fitness regime. These four volumes present state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications.
Updated to take into account new evidence from systematic reviews and controlled trials, Evidence-based Sports Medicine is a unique reference book on the optimum management of sports-related conditions. This second edition contains sections on acute injury, chronic conditions, and injuries to the upper limb, groin and knee and to the lower leg and pays increased attention to the important and emerging area of injury prevention. Additional information and updates will be available upon publication from www.evidbasedsportsmedicine.com
Professional Behaviors in Athletic Training is a unique text that focuses on the essentials of effective career development. Professional behavior skills are as critical to the future success of students as cognitive and clinical skills. This one-of-a-kind book begins by tracing the evolution of athletic training and the hallmarks of true healthcare professionals. The next few chapters address many of the skills that students will require to continue to build their image as healthcare professionals, such as communication, critical thinking, networking, interpersonal skills, and recognition of cultural differences. The book also includes discussions on preparing for a job search, becoming established in a new workplace, and the importance and necessity of lifelong learning.