NATA Now

By John Doherty, ATC, PT When then-Times assistant sports editor Paul Mullaney approached me about writing this column early in the summer of 1985, I thought I could do a pretty good job of it — for a year or two. Then, I expected, the ideas would...
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By Jeremy Hawkins, PhD, ATC, ATP Director, Colorado Mesa University
By John Doherty, ATC, PT The high school soccer season started yesterday in Indiana. A week from tomorrow, the boys will get started in Illinois. In the Land of Lincoln, the girls play in the spring. Having the two genders play in opposite seasons...
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On July 15, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Calendar Year 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule. The Proposed Rule includes several clarifications and proposed modifications to the Stark Law regulations...
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When Marjorie King, PhD, ATC, PT, was helping plan the Women in Athletic Training Reception, an event during NATA 2015 designed to celebrate the legacy of the Women’s in Athletic Training Committee, she said she hoped at least 25 people would show...
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It was announced Wednesday, July 29, by Kansas City Chiefs Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder, MS, ATC, and head coach Andy Reid that Eric Berry was cleared to resume football activities. The three-time Pro Bowl defensive back was diagnosed with...
Applying for an award Please keep the following tips in mind when completing your candidate profile: · While the entire profile is considered for the Gail Weldon Award , an area of particular importance is the mentorship provided to women in...
By John Doherty, ATC, PT A common refrain in this space is “exercise is medicine.” And if you are looking for proof, go no further than the current edition of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.” In one segment, the host doubles as field reporter...
A new award season is upon us! 2016 nominations begin on August 1 . The final day to nominate colleagues for a national honor is September 15 and all application materials are due by October 1 .
It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a month since the convention, but in that time we have had the chance to finalize a bevy of related resources. We thought it might be helpful to compile all of them in a central location, so below you will...