National Athletic Trainers' Association position statement: environmental cold injuries.

  title={National Athletic Trainers' Association position statement: environmental cold injuries.},
  author={Thomas A. Cappaert and Jennifer A Stone and John Castellani and Bentley Andrew Krause and Daniel Smith and Bradford A Stephens},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  volume={43 6},
OBJECTIVE To present recommendations for the prevention, recognition, and treatment of environmental cold injuries. BACKGROUND Individuals engaged in sport-related or work-related physical activity in cold, wet, or windy conditions are at risk for environmental cold injuries. An understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology, risk management, recognition, and immediate care of environmental cold injuries is an essential skill for certified athletic trainers and other health care… CONTINUE READING
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