Emergency Management for Sport and Physical Activity

Emergency Management for Sport and Physical Activity

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Includes Forward by National Football League Commissioner, Roger Goodell Written by experts in the field, Emergency Management for Sport and Physical Activity is designed to educate non-Athletic Training majors on the ways in which to prevent sudden death during sport. Often these non-medical professionals are the first on the scene and must, at times, serve the vital role of first responder and immediately act on behalf of athletesa€™ lives. Due to the rigorous training and conditioning programs that are being undertaken by athletes, effective emergency management has become a growing concern. This text includes the recently published positioning statement released by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), which address many of the important topics discussed throughout the book. It goes on to address the associations task force document on a€œPreventing Sudden Death During Conditioning Sessions.a€ Key Features: Web-based scenarios are included for each chapter Includes case studies, feature boxes, and emergency action plans First aid methods and techniques are included as an appendix Include position statements put forth by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)APPENDIX The Inter-Association Task Force for Preventing Sudden Death in Collegiate Conditioning Sessions: Best Practices Recommendations Douglas J. Casa, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM (Chair)*; ScottA. Anderson, ATC*; Lindsay Baker, anbsp;...

Title:Emergency Management for Sport and Physical Activity
Author: Douglas J. Casa, Professor Department of Kinesiology University of Connecticut Chief Operating Officer Korey Stringer Institute Director Athletic Training Education Neag School of Education University of Connecticut Douglas J Casa, Rebecca L. Stearns
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2014-03-24

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