Sports Injury: Prevention and First Aid Management


Sports Injury: Prevention and First Aid Management

Sports Injury: Prevention and First Aid Management

Product CodeB17652

It is your responsibility as coach, teacher, parent, official or performer to prevent injuries where possible

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  • Injury can be a miserable experience. This book will not only explain how you can prevent injuries but will help you to know what to do if they do occur - ensuring there is no further damage and that the healing process can begin to take place as quickly as possible. Guidelines for common sports injuries are included with basic first aid management principles. An essential safety guide for all.

  • Author: sports coach UK
  • Copyright Year: 1999
  • Length: 95 pages
  • ISBN: 1902523482
    • Section 1 - Sports Injury
      (includes fitness to participate; starting out; diet and hazards)
    • Section 2 - Prevention and Reduction of Injuries and Illnesses in Sport
      ( includes causes of injury and illness; how can incidents be reduced; choice of programme activity; safety and preventative measures)
    • Section 3 - Injuries and Illnesses in Sport
      (includes aims of first aider; bleeding; shock; head injury; drowning; soft tissue injury; internal injury; spinal injury; injuries to the limbs and bone structure; cold exposure; effects of overheating; asthma, hypoglycaemia; seizures)
    • Section 4 - Practical Procedures
      (includes the ABC of Resuscitation; recovery position; bandaging and slings; handling and transport)
    • Section 5 - Returning to Sport
    • Rehabilitation
    • Section 6 - Where next?
    • Further information on courses and workshops



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