This text is a contributed work by well-known athletic trainers and educators, written under the direction of Dr. William Prentice. Although it is certainly true that therapeutic modalities are important and necessary tools that should be used in dealing with physical problems of all varieties, this text deals specifically with why and how these modalities are best used in the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries related to sport.
This Fifth Edition of Therapeutic Modalities In Sports Medicine and Athletic Training includes in depth information designed specifically to satisfy the competencies and proficiencies established for formalized instruction in the use of therapeutic modalities by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The competencies and proficiencies, identified in the Athletic Training Education Competencies appear under the major domain of Therapeutic Modalities. Each of the educational competencies and clinical proficiencies identified in this document has been covered in detail in this text.
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Key term definitions are provided on the page where they are mentioned and in the glossary at the end of the book.
Clinical Decision Making Exercises and Solutions have been updated and are included throughout the text.
Analogy boxes are included in each chapter.
Precautions, indications, and contraindications are listed for each modality.
Presents the theory behind the application of a given modality and allows the sports therapist to choose which is most appropriate in a given situation.
Practical applications show students how modalities can greatly improve the athlete's chance for a safe and rapid return to competition when used appropriately.
Comprehensive list of equipment manufacturers and distributors is provided in the appendix.
The accompanying lab manual will be packaged free with new copies of this edition, providing case studies to accompany the text.
Images from the text will be available on the Image Presentation CD that accompanies Prentice: Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training, 11th ed.
Self-testing quizzes are included in every chapter. Answers are provided in the Appendix.
Extensive PowerPoint presentations have been prepared for each chapter for use in classroom instruction.
William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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