legal aspects of sport injury, Sports Medicine Team, Injury Nomenclature: 28 total terms * must know all!!!! ( part 1 exam review)
Terms in this set (42)
who is responsible in legal liability?
Anyone associated with athlete
a civil wrong
standard of care
how lawsuits are measured
to be negligent need what components?
Act of Omission
Act of Commission
Failure to Warn
Failure to provide competent personnel
Failure to Provide Instruction
Failure to Provide Proper Equipment
Failure to Supervise
Act of Omission or Commission
Foreseeability of Harm
Failure to have written Emergency Action Plan
Failure to Keep Adequate Records
10 Strategies to Avoid Litigation
Strict supervision rules
Adequate Pre-participation Exam
Proper Equipment use instruction
Require athletes to always wear protective equipment
Continuing Education for all staff
Emergency Action Plan
What is Sports Medicine?
"a multidisciplinary approach, which includes physiological, biomechanical, psychological and pathological phenomena with exercise and sports"
Scientific and medical knowledge to prevent and care for injuries related to sports
Do this through a team approach
Primary Sports Medicine Team Hierarchy
Primary care physician
Student athletic trainer
Sports participant and family
Compiling medical history
Return to play
Primary Care Physician
Takes over control when team physician not there
May be team physician
May be better choice for high schools
Certified Athletic Trainer
Most intimately involved in athlete health care
Under direct supervision of physician
Duties of ATC
Student Athletic Trainer
who can be held directly responsible for preventing injury ?
THE COACH. HE SHOULD NOT MAKE THE RETURN TO PLAY DECISION
Who has final say/authority?
away from midline
close to body
further away from body
laying on spine
laying on stomach
movement away from abdominal area
movement towards abdominal area
bending movement around a joint in a limb (as the knee or elbow) that decreases the angle between the bones of the limb at the joint
an unbending movement around a joint in a limb (as the knee or elbow) that increases the angle between the bones of the limb at the joint
External rotation (or lateral rotation) refers to rotation away from the center of the body.
internal rotation (or medial rotation) refers to rotation towards the axis of the body.
This decreases the angle between the dorsum of the foot and the leg. For example, when walking on the heels the ankle is described as being in dorsiflexion.
Plantar flexion is the movement which decreases the angle between the sole of the foot and the back of the leg.
1 :rotation of the hand and forearm so that the palm faces backwards or downwards. 2 :rotation of the medial bones in the midtarsal region of the foot inward and downward so that in walking the foot tends to come down on its inner margin. —
1 :rotation of the forearm and hand so that the palm faces forward or upward; also :a corresponding movement of the foot and leg in which the foot rolls outward with an elevated arch. 2 :the position resulting from supination.
To invert the foot is to move its forepart toward the midline of the body.
denoting the movement of the sole of the foot away from the median plane.
active range of motion
is when patients move their limbs by themselves without assistance.
passive range of motion
Therapist or equipment moves the joint through the range of motion with no effort from the patient.
a force tending to pull or stretch something to an extreme or damaging degree.
the result of a wrench or twist of the ligaments of a joint.
a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.
a flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attaching a muscle to a bone.