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Prevention of cervical spinal injuries is best accomplished by:
- Maintaining normal flexibility in the neck region
- increasing the strength of the neck musculature
- selecting and fitting protective equipment
- ALL OF THE ABOVE
If an athlete is unable to use the arm and complains of unilateral burning, numbness, and radiating pain after trauma: however, after a short while the signs disappear. what condition is possible?
Brachial plexus injury
Getting the "wind knocked out" of you is characteristic of what condition?
Blow to the solar plexus
Which of the following conditions predisposes an athlete to injuries of the spleen?
Any athlete who receives a severe blow to the abdomen or back region should be instructed to check for what signs?
Blood in the urine
Abdominal rigidity and pain at McBurney's point indicates what condition?
Which of the following is the single most important consideration in preventing a head injury for football players?
Correct tackling technique
The inability of an athlete to remember events after the injury has occured?
When trauma has occured to the ear, tearing of the overlying tissue from the carilaginous plate may result in fluid accumulation. This problem would be referred to as which of the following:
When evaluating an unconscious ahtlete which of the following would you do first?
Look for the possibility of impaired breathing