News Releases

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

National Athletic Trainers' Association has Strong Voice on Timely Issue of Performance Enhancing Drugs

1-23-2004

Athletes’ use of performance enhancing drugs has been one of the top news stories this week. A cover story in last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine titled “In Pursuit Of Doped Excellence” addressed this issue. President Bush, in his State of the Union address, proposed an additional $23 million for schools that want to use drug testing and called on coaches, teams, owners and others to take the lead and help get rid of steroids in sports now.

Certified Athletic Trainers in the Department of Defense

12-22-2003

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the membership organization for certified athletic trainers (ATCs) in the US will send out a needs assessment questionnaire/survey to ATCs living and working outside the United States and Canada. NATA will target international members and those who are associated with the Department of Defense on both an enlisted and civilian basis, specifically those who are outside the continental U.S. The NATA International Committee continues to address the major concerns of ATCs overseas.

Certified Athletic Trainers in the Department of Defense

11-03-2003

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Study Confirms On-Site Programs in Occupational Work Settings Provide Positive Return on Investment

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