Sports Medicine Chapter 11 Assessment and Evaluation of Sports Injuries
Terms in this set (15)
The movement done by the athlete to assess injury through range of motion
The act of touching, upon examination, to determine the extent of an injury
The level of movement at which the athlete can comfortably work and participate
What a physician believes is wrong, based on skills, expertise, and medical school training.
An example of this type of info is an athlete falling three feet above the court to a hardwood floor without a cushioning effect, with the left arm contacting the floor first.
Particular types of movement and actions that are needed in or related to a particular sport
movement through range of motion performed by the examiner while the athlete relaxes all muscles
degree of looseness in the ligaments of a joint
Statistics on size, weight, body structure, gender, strength, and maturity level of an individual.
Mechanism of Force
all energies involved at the time of an impact, including the direction, intensity, duration, activity, and position of the body or body part
Functional Activity/ Sport-Specific Activity
What is being tested when a basketball player is asked to sprint, cut, jump and back peddle
an acronym for the approach to the secondary injury survey: history, observation, palpation, and special tests
What a ATC might think is wrong, based on knowledge and the events that occurred.
Primary Injury Survey
Includes the basic ABCs in assessing airway, breathing, and circulation
Secondary Injury Survey
a thorough, methodical evaluation of an athlete's overall health to reveal additional injuries beyond the initial injury