News Releases

NATA Supports SAFE PLAY Act

2-10-2015

DALLAS, TEXAS, February 10, 2015 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) announces the introduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act on February 10, 2015.

Athletic Trainers Provide High Return On Investment In Today’s Workplace

11-04-2014

 
DALLAS, Texas, November 4, 2014 – In recognition of Allied Health Professions Week (November 2-8), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association sheds new light on the occupational health environment and the financial benefits to employers who have athletic training programs on-site.
 

Heart Health and Youth Sports Safety Recommendations

9-26-2014

DALLAS, September 26, 2014 – In recognition of Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month in September and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released guidelines on heart health and youth sports safety.
 

NATA Welcomes Four New Board Members

8-19-2014

DALLAS, August 19, 2014 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) formally welcomed four new board members at its recent 65th annual convention in Indianapolis. They include Tory R. Lindley, MA, ATC; Chris Mathewson, MSS, ATC, CSCS; Carolyn R. Peters, MA, ATC, CSCS; and Timothy S. Weston, MEd, ATC.

Back to School Sports Safety Questions to Ensure the Health & Welfare of Student Athletes

8-14-2014

DALLAS, August 14, 2014 – As young athletes step onto the playing field for preseason practice and to prepare for fall competition on school teams or youth leagues, sports safety and injury prevention are paramount. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is asking parents to ensure their children’s schools have the best sports medicine practices in place.

NATA Provides Guidelines on Lightning Safety

8-13-2014

DALLAS, Texas, August 13, 2014 – With news of recent lightning strikes and little to no warning, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association has reissued guidelines to ensure a safe outdoor environment.

NATA Inducts Six into 2014 Hall of Fame

6-16-2014

DALLAS, June 16, 2014 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a nonprofit organization representing and supporting members of the athletic training profession, will induct six individuals into its prestigious Hall of Fame at the NATA 65th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Indianapolis on Friday, June 27. The Hall of Fame is the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive. Honorees will be recognized for their significant, lasting contributions that enhance the quality of health care provided by athletic trainers and advance the profession.

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