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Here is the December update from our Government Affairs department Federal Legislation and Regulation H.R. 921: The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, has 103 co-sponsors, and the Senate version, S. 689, has seven co-sponsors. H.R. 829: The SAFE...
by Denise Alosa, MS, ATC One of the most important work relationships you can foster as a secondary school athletic trainer is that of your local EMS team. You do not want the first time you meet your EMS squad to be while you are standing over an...
by Dale Grooms, ATC Have you ever thought of hosting your own Sports Medicine Conference? It can be a lot of work, but is well worth the effort. These local CEU events are an excellent opportunity to create low cost, yet effective, learning...
The Executive Committee for Education has started a series of webinars to answer questions members raised regarding the degree transition. Here is the first video: Degree Transition Considerations and Programmatic Self-Assessment
Spring will be here before you know it, and with it will comes baseball season. Because the sport consists of so many repetitive motions, overuse injuries are a risk, even for young athletes. To help you educate your athletes and community on this...
The NATA Research & Education Foundation welcomed Shelley Tims as its new director in the fall of 2015. Since that time, she has worked tirelessly to promote the NATA Foundation and its yearlong silver anniversary celebration, which kicks off in...
In the January NATA News , Adam Quigley, ATC, SCAT, a graduate student at the University of South Carolina, shared how an internship with the University of Arizona football team during his undergraduate studies opened his eyes to a world of...
The Safe Sports School Award recognizes secondary schools that take the crucial steps to keep their athletes free from injuries. The recipient list continued to grow in November with 22 additional schools honored. You can see the full list below. If...
Two University of the Incarnate Word athletic trainers, Dr. Shandra Esparza and Dr. Reid Fisher have successfully been awarded a Clinical Research Initiative (CRI) Intramural Research Award to fund a project titled: "Athletic Trainer Integration in...