News Releases

ATC Moderates Session at Pre-Olympic Congress Symposium in Greece

7-21-2004

Mike Ferrara, PhD, ATC, Will Moderate Session August 10

NATA Selects Ken Knight as Next Chair of Education Council

7-15-2004

DALLAS, July 15, 2004 – The board of directors of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), a not-for-profit organization representing 30,000 members of the athletic training profession, has selected Kenneth Knight, PhD, ATC, FACSM, as the next chair of its Education Council, ending a six-month-long search. “Ken is prepared to address the next phase of our educational program,” says Chuck Kimmel, ATC, president of the NATA.

NATA welcomes R.T. Floyd, Jeff Stone and Matt Webber to its board of directors

6-18-2004

BALTIMORE, June 18 – During its 55th Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia at the Baltimore Convention Center, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) welcomed R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS, Jeff Stone, MEd, ATC and Matt Webber, MA, ATC, to its Board of Directors. Floyd was elected in May 2004, to represent District Nine, filling in a board vacancy as Chuck Kimmel, ATC, moved into the president’s chair.

NATA inducts eight ATCs into Hall of Fame during 55th Annual Meeting in Baltimore

6-17-2004

Organization Bestows Highest Honor to Leaders in Profession

Chuck Kimmel assumes presidency of NATA (6-15)

6-15-2004

Incoming NATA President Promises to Guide Organization Through Changing Times

How to reduce severity of sport-related concussion and improve return-to-play decisions

6-16-2004

NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION (NATA) ISSUES ADVANCE RELEASE OF POSITION STATEMENT ON SPORT-RELATED CONCUSSION – ONE OF THE FIRST OF ITS KIND GIVEN BY A HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION -- AT 55th ANNUAL MEETING

NATA issues advance release of position statement on sport-related concussion

6-23-2004

In recent years, new scientific research and clinical-based literature have given the athletic training and medical professions a wealth of updated information on the treatment of sport-related concussion. To provide certified athletic trainers (ATCs), physicians, other medical professionals, parents and coaches, with recommendations based on these latest studies, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) issued an advance review of its position statement on sport-related concussion at its 55th Annual Meeting in Baltimore on June 16.

United States Marine Corps Transforms New Recruits Into 'Warrior Athletes' In Safest Manner Possible, with Help from Certificed Athletic Trainers (ATCs)

3-26-2004

ATCs Assist Medical Staff and Drill Instructors in Helping Recruits Avoid Musculoskeletal Injuries, and Quickly Return Them to Full Duty if They’ve Been Impaired

Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) Give NASCAR and INDY Racing League Teams Competitive Edge

3-18-2004

Teams with ATCs Report Better Performance, Fewer Injuries Among Drivers and Pit Crews

NATA Recommends AEDs in Schools to Help Save Lives

2-27-2004

Leading Health-Care Organization Believes On-Site AEDs Are Essential In Treating Children and Adults for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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