Chapter 13: Off-the-Field Injury Evaluation. Evaluation of Injuries. Essential skill for athletic trainers Four distinct evaluations Pre-participation (prior to start of season) On-the-field assessment Off-the-field evaluation (performed in the clinic/training room…etc) Progress evaluation.
Athletic trainers and other health care professionals use evaluation skills to make clinical diagnoses
Figure 13-8 F & G
Urinalysis using dip and read test strips provide fast accurate results for a number of things including, specific gravity, WBC’s, nitrate, pH, protein, glucose, ketones, bilirubin and blood.
If an employee suffers an injury it is likely due to ergonomic stress