athletic trainer

NAME CHANGE

Jim Thornton gave a presentation suggesting it is time for NATA to investigate changing the name “athletic trainer” to “athletic therapist.” The following points were made and issues were raised during the presentation and discussion.

  • In the nine years since the nomenclature task force, the world and healthcare environment have changed dramatically.
Motion: 
<strong>VOTED:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; TO OFFICIALLY INVESTIGATE THE NAME OF THE PROFESSION.&nbsp;</strong>
Motion Result: 
(5, 4) PASSED 10-0-0
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