Epidemiology For Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-based Practice by Melanie M AdamsEpidemiology For Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-based Practice by Melanie M Adams

Epidemiology For Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-based Practice

byMelanie M Adams, Wanda SwigerEditorMelanie M Adams

Paperback | March 10, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info

$82.50

Earn 413 plum® points
Quantity:

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Evidence-based practice requires clinicians to be knowledgeable of the current standards of care and be willing to consider the effectiveness of new methods. Athletic Trainers especially must understand how epidemiology shapes healthcare practices for physically active patients.

To meet this need,Epidemiology for Athletic Trainers:Integrating Evidence-Based Practiceis a succinct and comprehensive reference meant to develop and refine student and clinician evidence-based practice skills. This text addresses the prevalence, risk factors, and surveillance of sports-related injury and illness at youth, college, and professional levels.

InsideEpidemiology for Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice, Drs. Wanda Swiger and Melanie M. Adams guide the reader through the steps of evidence-based practice by presenting basic research and statistical methods needed to read medical literature. Key sport epidemiology studies are reviewed for both historical and clinical significance. This foundation is built on with a deeper discussion of injury and illness prevention and future research. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including the health benefits of physical activity, concussion return to play guidelines, ACL prevention, and mental health concerns. This text provides an exceptional approach to integrating evidence-based practice skills with clinical practice.

Features:
  • Meets theCommission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education(CAATE) outcomes
  • Includes classroom activities to make the text interactive and expand the student's or clinician's research skills
  • Fosters the use of prevention practices and health promotion within athletic training

Instructors in educational settings can visitwww.efacultylounge.comfor additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.

Epidemiology for Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-Based Practiceis a must-have for any athletic training student or clinician looking to improve his or her decision-making skills within an evidence-based context.
Melanie Adams, PhD, CSCS, AT-Rethas been an Assistant Professor at Keene State College since 2012. She teaches courses in Exercise Science and Athletic Training. Prior to completing a doctorate degree in Kinesiology, Dr. Adams was a certified athletic trainer for 15 years at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and I...
Loading
Title:Epidemiology For Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-based PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.65 inPublished:March 10, 2016Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1617119164

ISBN - 13:9781617119163

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Table of Contents

Dedication
About the Authors
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Herbert K. Amato, DA, ATC
Introduction


Section I Introduction to Epidemiology
Chapter 1 Epidemiology and the Leading Causes of Death
Melanie Adams, PhD, CSCS, AT-Ret
Chapter 2 Epidemiology and Physical Activity
Jeffrey Timmer, PhD, CEP
Chapter 3 Statistics for Clinical Epidemiology
Ashley S. Long, PhD, LAT, ATC and Melanie Adams, PhD, CSCS, AT-Ret
Chapter 4 Injury Surveillance Systems
Wanda Swiger, EdD, ATC, CES
Chapter 5 Evidence-Based Practice
Thomas Cappaert, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Section II Sport-Related Epidemiology
Chapter 6 Sport-Related Concussion
Johna K. Register-Mihalik, PhD, LAT, ATC
Chapter 7 Sudden Death in Sport
Brendon P. McDermott, PhD, ATC and William M. Adams, MS, ATC
Chapter 8 Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sport
Ashley S. Long, PhD, LAT, ATC
Chapter 9 Mental Health
Melanie Adams, PhD, CSCS, AT-Ret

Section III Screening and Prevention of Sport-Related Injury
Chapter 10 Pre-Activity Screening
Wanda Swiger, EdD, ATC, CES and Melanie Adams, PhD, CSCS, AT-Ret
Chapter 11 Prevention Methods
Wanda Swiger, EdD, ATC, CES and Scot A. Ward, MS, ATC

Financial Disclosures
Index