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Excerpts — Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy With Web Resource

Understand the various types of narcotic analgesics (painkillers)

Although athletic trainers will not prescribe drugs, it is still important that they understand the types of analgesics available for the treatment of pain.

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Dress properly for activity in cold weather

Follow these eight guidelines for dressing in cold environments.

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Employ the seven principles of rehabilitation

This mnemonic may help you remember the principles of rehabilitation: ATC IS IT.

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Recognize the factors that contribute to sport injury risk

Understanding the many risk factors for sport injury is essential for designing risk reduction interventions.

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