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This year more than 500 NATA members celebrated 25 years of being with the association, while 33 celebrated 50 years of membership. NATA would like to congratulate all of its members who are celebrating a special anniversary with the association as...
The Athletic Training Education Journal ( ATEJ ) is taking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Editorial Board and begin service in January 2018. The term of appointment is three years and may be renewed, with agreement between...
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On Nov. 1 the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis released its final report with recommendations to the President and Congress on actions to address the opioid epidemic. The Commission’s final report reflects...
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Skin diseases are common among athletes for several reasons, including environmental factors, trauma to the skin, close quarters and sometimes questionable hygiene practices. Educate parents, coaches and student athletes about the three common types...
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The voting results are in and Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, has been elected NATA’s 14th president. He will take over for current NATA President Scott Sailor, EdD, ATC, at the 2018 NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo and will serve a three-year term...
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By: Shelly Jones, ATC When I first joined the state high school athletic association medical advisory committee, the Catastrophic Sports Injury Research Annual Report was on the agenda. Being a brand-new member to the committee, I read it cover to...
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In September, the NATA Board of Directors approved the creation of the new LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee, which will advocate for LGBTQ+ athletic trainers and patients through research, education and community support. The idea for the committee came...
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Helmet safety was a hot topic in the October NATA News . In addition to the cover story on research being conducted at the University of Southern Mississippi related to football and warfighter helmets, the edition features a new infographic handout...
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The cover story of the October NATA News , our annual Research Issue, examined a $4.9 million research project funded by the Department of Defense and U.S. Army to improve safety for warfighters through advanced liner systems and a better...
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After the first quarterly meeting of the Greater Houston Athletic Trainers' Society, President Daniel Young, MAT, ATC, LAT, composed a letter addressing the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. Included in the letter were details on how GHATS is...