Performing Arts

Athletic trainers in performing arts: Exciting opportunity for growth

Athletic trainers have been working with performing artists for more than 25 years. Performing arts athletic trainers provide specialized injury prevention and rehabilitative care to dancers, musicians and vocalists. Studies show that the on-site medical care that the certified athletic trainer can provide to performers reduces both the frequency and severity of injuries as well as reducing operating and production costs.

 

Connect

  • Connect with other athletic trainers in emerging settings, including fellow performing arts ATs.
  • Join the conversation on LinkedIn.
  • NATA offers preconference workshops for ATs in the performing arts or those interested in the setting. Details about NATA 2016 workshops will be posted when available.
  • For more information on the performing arts setting, contact Kelly Jo Trimble on the Committee on Practice Advancement.

 

Resources

 

Videos

 

Day in the Life: NY Knicks City Dancers from National Athletic Trainers' Assn on Vimeo.

 

Day in the Life: Dance Theatre of Harlem from National Athletic Trainers' Assn on Vimeo.

 

Day in the Life: Cirque du Soleil from National Athletic Trainers' Assn on Vimeo.