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Solving the Head Case


The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Takes Lead Role in Developing Head-Injury Position Statement

Tournament Time Means Significant Injury Prevention


March Celebrates Nation’s Best Collegiate Basketball Action and “National Athletic Training Month”

Heat Illness Consensus Sought by Medical Groups


Heat Illness Consensus Sought by Medical Groups Inter-Association Task Force to Collaborate on Unified Statement

"Injury Assessment" is focus for March 2003 National Athletic Training Month


"INJURY ASSESSMENT" IS FOCUS FOR MARCH 2003 NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH Physicians, Parents, Coaches, School Administrators, Employers and Others Value Athletic Trainer Contributions; Recognize Overall Health Care Savings

Ten Resolutions for an Injury-Free Holiday Season and New Year


The National Athletic Trainers' Association Recommends How to Play it Safe During Indoor/Outdoor Fun with Family, Friends

Certified Athletic Trainers Treat Industrial, Sports Injuries with Microlight Low-Level Laser


DALLAS (Dec. 11, 2002) - Two Michigan certified athletic trainers (ATCs) have found remarkable results with MicroLight Corporation's new ML830(tm) low-level laser, which gained FDA approval earlier this year for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. Doug Johnson and Ray Maleyko of Sports & Industrial Rehab in Taylor, Mich. are two of the roughly 400 medical professionals in the United States certified to use the device. As ATCs and members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), they received comprehensive instruction in using the ML 830.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and National Athletic Trainers' Association Team to Promote Exercise for Lifetime Bone Health


ROSEMONT, Ill, and Dallas, Texas (October 10, 2002) - The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), both founding members of the U.S. Bone and Joint Decade, are teaming up to promote the official Bone and Joint National Awareness Week, October 12-20, 2002. The AAOS and the NATA together are stressing the importance of good exercise and proper nutrition beginning at a young age and maintaining it throughout a lifetime in order to achieve proper bone health.

Emergency Plan is Key to Safety of Sports Participants


NATA stresses organizations must rehearse plan, communications for each venue

As Football "Two-a-Days" Heat Up NATA Unveils Key Points of Heat Illness Position Statement


DALLAS (July 30, 2002) – As high school and college football players begin battling each other for limited spots on the team during two-a-day practice sessions this summer, they’ll also be combating a more subtle, but extremely dangerous foe – the heat. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has released key recommendations and prevention tips from its heat illness position statement scheduled for release this fall.

NATA unveils key points of heat illness position statement at exclusive Dallas Fort Worth media event


DALLAS (June 14, 2002) – The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) officially will unveil its "Heat Illness Position Statement" this fall, but today hosted an exclusive event at Baylor-Tom Landry Center for its hometown Dallas-Fort Worth media, who wanted a sneak peek at hearing the key recommendations and prevention tips. The event was held on the same day NATA's four-day, 53rd Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia kicked off at the Dallas Convention Center.

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