Principles Of Pharmacology For Athletic Trainers by Joel HouglumPrinciples Of Pharmacology For Athletic Trainers by Joel Houglum

Principles Of Pharmacology For Athletic Trainers

byJoel Houglum, Gary Harrelson, Teresa Seefeldt

Paperback | December 15, 2015

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Principles of Pharmacology for Athletic Trainers, Third Editioncontinues the tradition of past editions to provide applications of pharmacological principles specifically aimed at the athletic trainer. The drug categories that are included are primarily those that may be pertinent to the treatment of athletic injuries or that may affect athletic performance.
Drs. Joel Houglum, Gary Harrelson, and Teresa Seefeldt have taken a unique aspect to the organization and design of theThird Editionto be instructional discussions regarding the use and effects of drugs and of the disease states treated by these drug categories. Additionally, there is a specific discussion of the role of the athletic trainer regarding the therapeutic use and effects of these drugs.
Features of theThird Edition:
  • Satisfies all of the CAATE Educational Competencies on pharmacology
  • Advanced organizers and specific learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Summaries after each major topic within the chapter
  • Case studies and clinical applications
  • Discussion on popular fitness supplements
  • Key words are in italics and defined in the glossary
  • Concept maps present important, yet complex, processes in a concise, graphical way
  • Shaded textboxes throughout include additional information and are beneficial for the reader to recall a key concept addressed in an earlier chapter
  • New ancillary materials specifically for faculty that include PowerPoint slides and test bank questions for each chapter
Instructors in educational settings can visitwww.efacultylounge.comfor additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.
Principles of Pharmacology for Athletic Trainers, Third Editionwill continue to be the go-to resource to determine the best pharmacological treatment strategy and management by athletic trainers.
Joel E. Houglum, PhD, received a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin. He was Assistant Dean and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at SDSU, where he taught courses in pharmacology and pharmaceutical biochemistry for 28 yea...
Title:Principles Of Pharmacology For Athletic TrainersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1.15 inPublished:December 15, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617119296

ISBN - 13:9781617119293

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Table of Contents

About the Authors
Contributing Authors

Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology
Chapter 2 Pharmacokinetic Principles: Processes That Affect Drugs From Entry to Exit
Chapter 3 Pharmacodynamic Principles: Mechanism of Drug Action and Therapeutic Considerations
Chapter 4 Medication Management in an Athletic Training Facility
Alan D. Freedman, MEd, ATC
Chapter 5 Drugs for Treating Infections
Chapter 6 Drugs for Treating Inflammation
Chapter 7 Drugs for Treating Pain
Chapter 8 Drugs for Relaxing Skeletal Muscle
Chapter 9 Drugs for Treating Asthma
Chapter 10 Drugs for Treating Colds and Allergies
Chapter 11 Drugs for Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 12 Drugs for Treating Hypertension and Heart Disease
Chapter 13 Drugs for Treating Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 14 Drugs for Treating Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 15 Herbal and Fitness Supplements
Chapter 16 Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Michael Powers, PhD, ATC, CSCS, EMT
Chapter 17 Drug Testing in Sports
Cindy Thomas, MS, AT-R and Nathan Burns, MS, ATC

Pharmacological Abbreviations
Financial Disclosures