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After the NATA Hall of Fame Class of 2019 is inducted and President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, provides his state of the association, NATA convention-goers will get the chance to hear a one-of-a-kind keynote address from magician and former NFL long...
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By Cari Wood, ATC The story has become all too familiar: a young adult takes their own life and those close to them are shocked because they “didn’t know anything was wrong.” Today, an estimated 32 percent of adolescents have some sort of an anxiety...
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By Kim Diggs In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on the impact of...
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By Kim Diggs In order to move the needle on an issue, it is important to strike a chord with decision-makers. Athletic trainers aiming to be heard on a specific topic can leverage the influence of a media outlet through a well-written essay. Que the...
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In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. Creating a mental health network will be discussed in...
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Sometimes the signs of a developing psychological concern can be hard to notice. To help athletic trainers determine when to address growing concerns and take action, the NATA ATs Care Committee has developed the Mental Health Card . Available in...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Get a deeper look at where these inductees hope the profession goes...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Take a walk down memory lane with these inductees as they share...
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By Kim Diggs With a career spanning 22 years, Shelly Jones, ATC, has been able to identify gaps in care and resources within athletic training. Through collaboration and desire for change, Jones has helped usher in major shifts in Oregon’s standards...
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By Kim Diggs Updated April 16, 2019 In celebration of National Athletic Training Month (NATM), the North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association (NCATA) curated a public art exhibition of original photographs and illustrations showcasing patient...