Press Releases

24 Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, October 24, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association International Committee announced that nominations are open for two inaugural awards that will honor athletic trainers and organizations from around the world who have contributed to the advancement of the profession and patient...
19 Wed, 10/19/2016 - 12:00am
The NFL Foundation, in collaboration with Gatorade, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS), today announced the launch of a pilot program to provide funding to public high schools with...
14 Fri, 10/14/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, October 14, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association announced today that nominations are open now through December 2, 2016, for the third annual Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Awards. The awards recognize individuals and/or entities that have made a significant contribution to...
12 Mon, 09/12/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, September 12, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), which protects athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals who travel out-of-state...
20 Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, July 20, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) has announced that two current board members will take on new leadership roles. The board of directors elected Tory R. Lindley, MA, ATC, as vice president, and Timothy S. Weston, MEd, ATC, was appointed by President Scott...
14 Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, July 14, 2016 – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing late yesterday and passed unanimously the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), which protects athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals who travel to other states with an athletic...
23 Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:00am
Baltimore, June 23, 2016 – At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 67th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Baltimore today, leading health care experts participated in a national press conference, “Reducing Your Risk in Work, Life and Sport” and unveiled protocols and recommendations to...
23 Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:00am
Baltimore, June 23, 2016 – In its continued commitment to reducing risk of injury and ensuring the health and well-being of athletes and physically active individuals, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association announced today the launch of At Your Own Risk (AYOR), a new public awareness campaign...
23 Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:00am
Baltimore, June 23, 2016 – At NATA’s 67th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Baltimore today, leading health care professionals addressed the topic of “Reducing Your Risk in Work, Life and Sport: An Educational Public Health Initiative” during a national press conference at the Hilton Baltimore. The...
15 Wed, 06/15/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, June 15, 2016 – More than 400 National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) members from 48 states will descend on Congress on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for the organization’s annual Capitol Hill Day in an effort to educate members of Congress about the athletic training profession and...