Chapter 9: Mechanisms and
Characteristics of Sports Trauma
Mechanical Injury '
I Mechanical injury results from force or
mechanical energy that changes state of rest or
uniform motion of matter
I Tissue Properties
— Relative abilities to resist a particul
Health care providers who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating
What year did NATA form?
Why was the NATA formed?
to establish professional standards for the athletic trainer
ill or inju
Elevated body temperature
Metabolic Heat Production
Normal metabolic function results in the production and radiation of heat
Conductive Heat Exchange
Physical contract with other objects can result in either a heat loss or a heat gain
NATA Web Assignment
1. What does NATA stand for?
It stands for the National Athletic Trainers Association.
2. What is the mission of the NATA?
The mission is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to
1. The stress strain curve shows the relation between the stress or load placed on the tissue and
the strain or deformation that occurs in the tissue. When the stress/load levels rise, the strain or
deformation of the tissue increases. The properties of t
In their case study Clavicular Fracture in a Collegiate Football Player: A Case Report of
Rapid Return to Play, Sarah Rabe and Gretchen Oliver observed a collegiate football athletes
recovery and return to play after he suffered a f
Prevention of Athlete Injury
In his article The Role of Mental Training in Injury Prevention, Adam Naylor discusses
the important role that mental training plays in injury prevention. Naylor states that the physical
injury prevention methods such as ACL
Chapter Fourteen Review Questions
1. What can the athletic trainer do to prevent the spread of infectious disease?
The athletic trainer can wash his or her hands frequently when treating patients and after
using the restroom, stay up to date with immuniza
Article Abstract Review: Middle School Injuries
In their article Middle School Injuries: A 20 Year Multisport Evaluation, Glenn Beachy
and Mitchell Rauh report on a study that was conducted on middle school students (grades seven,
eight and nine) from 1