ERIC Number: ED118549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Fundamentals of Athletic Training. Second Edition.
Behling, Fred L.; And Others
This book provides an authoritative reference on the fundamentals of athletic training for people with varied backgrounds but a common interest in the health and education of the high school athlete. The book is designed especially for the novice athletic trainer. Section 1 of the book concerns the organization and administration of athletic programs. Included in this section are discussions of athletic trainer relationships, planning for health supervision, and facilities. Section 2, focuses on the principles of athletic fitness. It contains information on physical fitness, nutrition, personal health safeguards, mental readiness for competition, and adaptation to environment. The third section provides suggested procedures and practices. The topics presented are physical therapy; protective athletic equipment; protective taping; physical conditioning; first aid, including recognition, care, and referral; and evaluation and records. The final section of this book pertains to athletic training as a career, and consists of information on upgrading standards, professional preparation, and two appendixes containing National Training Association program requirements and procedures for certification. (RC)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment, Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Physical Fitness, Professional Personnel
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Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: National Athletic Trainers Association, Lafayette, IN.; American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.; Athletic Inst., Chicago, IL.