Press Releases

11 Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:00am
DALLAS, January 11, 2017 – A new special issue of the Journal of Athletic Training focuses on tactical athletes – those in service professions such as the military, firefighting and law enforcement. They often face stressful, rigorous and demanding challenges, frequently under life-threatening...
9 Mon, 01/09/2017 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, January 9, 2017 – The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302), introduced by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), has just been passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, which would protect athletic trainers and other sports medicine...
6 Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:00am
Legislation to Protect Athletes and the Medical Professionals Who Provide Their Care National Athletic Trainers’ Association Leads the Effort DALLAS, TEXAS, January 6, 2017 – The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) has just been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps...
6 Tue, 12/06/2016 - 12:00am
DALLAS, December 6, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published today its new position statement, “ Preventing and Managing Sport-Related Dental and Oral Injuries .” Created by the NATA Research & Education Foundation, the statement appears online in the Journal of...
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...