Synopses & Reviews
This slim textbook offers youth athletic coaches basic first aid skills for responding to sports-related illnesses and injuries as well as techniques for preventing injuries at every stage of training. Color photographs illustrate how to assess injured students, wrap an ankle, fasten a splint, tie a sling, and administer CPR and AED.
Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention is a concise manual developed to help coaches and athletic trainers manage the common emergencies they will likely encounter while coaching their sport. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention includes: coverage of the phases of injury and the injury prevention model; prevention tips for sports-related injuries common to specific sports; and follow-up management and prevention algorithms. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention will help coaches and trainers prevent on-the-field injuries and prepare them to handle medical emergencies should the need arise.