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With the weather warming up, and more time being spent outside, now is a great time to remind members of your community of the importance of sun safety. To help you in this effort, NATA has created a sun safety infographic handout , which was...
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Last week, NATA President Scott Sailor was invited to speak before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. He was one of several speakers participating in the hearing titled “Current Issues in American Sports:...
go4Ellis app blog post
NATA welcomes its newest Preferred Provider Go4Ellis , a mobile platform created by NXTsports to improve youth sports safety by making it easier to directly connect athletic trainers with per diem opportunities at youth sporting events. This app...
NATA has launched the Sports Medicine Legal Digest , a new quarterly digital magazine focused on legal issues affecting athletic trainers and other sports medicine health care professionals. The first issue contains 12 pages of content related to...
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The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases. To keep pace with the high and increasing burden of these diseases, a higher level of research performed...
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During the 68th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Houston, NATA will induct seven more esteemed athletic trainers into its Hall of Fame. These seven individuals—John Anderson, MS, ATC, Fran Babich, MS, ATC, Tanya Dargusch, LAT, ATC,...
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A staple of the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, the NATA Research & Education Foundation 5K Fueled by Gatorade will take place this year at 6 a.m. June 29 during NATA 2017 in Houston. Not only is this a great opportunity to get outdoors...
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We are proud to announce the launch of the NATA international conference funding initiative. This program supports athletic training scientists and clinicians who wish to present their research or intellectual content at conferences or symposia...
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The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808), has just been re-introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. John Thune (R-SD) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). The house version of the bill, H.R. 302, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 9...
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By Scott Sailor President, National Athletic Trainers' Association Today's athletes are like finely tuned machines: Every aspect of their physiology is carefully worked over, each variance in the athlete's condition diligently noted. As athletic...