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By Katie Scott, MS, ATC, LAT NATA Athletic Trainer in Residence As we enter into the second month of 2016, I find myself internally reviewing my professional goals for the new year. Most of us have a bucket list, and I was fortunate to have the...
by Moegi Yamaguchi, AT Lead Athletic Trainer, 2015 Ohio University Marching 110 Marching band is a relatively new area of practice for athletic trainers. Marching musicians may not fall into a typical category of athlete; however, their effort is...
Since the pilot-launch of the ATLAS project at the NATA symposium in St. Louis this year, the KSI team has been extremely busy working alongside the NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee (SSATC) to map all of the athletic training...
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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart that disrupts pumping, and every year in the U.S. 2,000 patients under age 25 die because of it, according to the Center for Disease Control. To help you educate your...
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“AT Moms Find Support With Facebook Group,” featured in the February NATA New s , shared how Sara Whiteside, MS, ATC, and Christy Carlson, MAED, ATC, used the social media platform to connect athletic trainers who are also mothers around the country...
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NATA Student Leadership Committee Chair Jon Reidy discovered his love of athletic training early on. “I have a very typical story,” said Reidy, who played several sports growing up. “I went into the athletic training facility [after an injury] my...
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Athletic trainers Larry Heck, ATC, with World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., Kori Kirschner, MS, ATC, with Marvel Universe Live! and Megan Richardson, MS, ATC, clinical specialist with the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, shared what it’s like to...
Over the past six months, two high profile opportunities became available to NATA President Scott Sailor. He was given the chance to become a regular contributor to both USA Today High School Sports and the Huffington Post. Since last August, he has...
By the NATA Committee on Practice Advancement Military Workgroup Musckuloskeletal (MSK) injuries are the single largest impediment to operational readiness in the military setting. Over 600,000 services members sustain a MSK each year, resulting in...
Sean Burfeind, MS, ATC, OTC and JJ Wetherington, MS, ATC, OTC, members of the NATA Committee on Practice Advancement Physician Practice Workgroup, have put together an informative document about Relative Value Units (RVUs) for athletic trainers...