News Releases - 2009

12/29/2009 Baseline Testing May Aid in Concussion Assessment of Athletes-Sports Health
12/15/2009 Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board selects athletic trainer as the Scholar Grantee to Ireland in Spring 2010
11/19/2009 Understanding of youth sport-related injuries can reduce long-term health consequences
09/25/2009 NATA’s Fair Practice Lawsuit Settlement Benefits Members
09/24/2009 National Academy of Neuropsychology and National Athletic Trainers’ Association team up on campaign to raise concussion awareness
08/11/2009 NATA Foundation Announces Endowment Effort to Support Concussion Research
08/07/2009 Government officials recognize Houston-area athletic trainer for efforts advocating ethnically-diverse students
07/15/2009 NATA study finds head impacts among high school football players greater than collegiate level
07/10/2009 NATA joins National Physical Activity Plan
06/30/2009 NATA releases “preseason heat-acclimatization guidelines for secondary school athletics” consensus statement
06/03/2009 NATA welcomes Marty Baker to board of directors
06/03/2009 NATA welcomes Russ Richardson to board of directors
06/03/2009 Five certified athletic trainers inducted into NATA Hall of Fame
05/20/2009 NATA offers guidelines for management of serious spine injuries on the athletic playing field
04/09/2009 Returning Injured Athletes to the Playing Field Too Soon Can Lead to Decreased Performance and Re-injury
04/09/2009 NATA sponsors World Congress, June 17-20
03/19/2009 NATA addresses Ketucky bill regarding secondary school-aged athletes and sports safety
03/19/2009 Members lobby federal legislators on behalf of NATA and patient access to quality health care
03/12/2009 Athletic Trainers Fill a Necessary Niche in Secondary Schools
03/02/2009 AAOS and NATA team up on PSA campaign for young female athletes: Recommendations for prevention and treatment of ACL injuries
02/26/2009 Study Shows Simple Measures May Help Prevent Sudden Death Event in Young Athletes - Sports Health
02/26/2009 Different Measuring Techniques May Lead to Incomplete Shoulder Injury Treatment-Sports Health
02/10/2009 With a National Health Care Shortage and Increased Need for Patient Care, Athletic Trainers Fill a Necessary Niche as “Physician Extenders”
02/04/2009 Ice water immersion most efficient treatment for exercise-induced hyperthermia: Journal of Athletic Training Journal publishes systematic review of treatment options for hyperthermia caused by physical exertion and exercise
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