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Hello students and welcome to the continuation of the SLC’s blog series. In this post, Brian Zeller, PhD, ATC, chair for the NATA International Committee (IC), explains the purpose of the committee and how it has affected himself and those around...
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The Super Bowl is arguably the most important game in football. While strength, strategy and player skillsets are important in reaching the height of their profession, none of it is possible without a healthy team. NATA had the pleasure of speaking...
Excerpt from January 2018 NATA News Since its inception at the end of the 2011-12 season, the NFL's ATC Spotter program has evolved and changed over the years, placing more responsibility in the hands of those "eyes in the sky" and creating more...
Excerpt from February 2013 NATA News After tearing his ACL and MCL at the end of the 2011 season, Adrian Peterson returned to the field to have one of the best seasons in NFL history. Here, the Minnesota Vikings athletic training staff discusses how...
Since it’s inception at the University of Alabama in 2015, we have written several times about the SidelinER medical tent in the Hub section of the NATA News. You can learn more about the tent and it’s evolution by reading the the articles, which...
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Negotiating salary with a new employer can be intimidating. The February NATA News features a salary negotiation infographic handout that offers 10 tips to help members as they discuss compensation with a new employer. Provided by the Business of...
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By Jamie Woodall, MPH, LAT, ATC In the February NATA News , I shared how athletic trainers can own their impact and highlight the value of their role and the profession to their current and potential employers. Once hired, every choice made, every...
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The NATA LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee is working to break down barriers in the athletic training profession. To learn more about the committee, the NATA Student Leadership Committee had a Q&A session with Committee Chair Patricia Aronson, PhD, ATC...
The 2019 National Athletic Training Month theme – ATs Are Health Care – provides an opportunity to shed light on the many contributions athletic trainers have made, and continue to make, in areas such as research, innovation and patient care,...
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In continuation of the NATA’s Student Leadership Committee’s blog series, we start the year off looking at the performing arts setting. Of the many settings athletic trainers are found in, performing arts may be one of the most unique. With various...