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The January NATA News featured an article by the Transition to Practice Workgroup, detailing its findings in relation to helping athletic trainers successfully transition into the field of their employment. The article discussed various aspects of...
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By Timothy Neal, MS, ATC, CCISM In the past several years, conflicts of interest have arisen from providing quality athletic medical care to student athletes, and the sense of duty or fear of unemployment on the part of athletic trainers and team...
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By Chase Paulson, MS, ATC Are you prepared to be a good host? No, I’m not talking about finger foods or beverages, but rather being prepared for when visitors arrive to your field or stadium with a mutual understanding of what is to come when the...
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By Amanda Donahue, MS, ATC Athletic trainers showed strong representation in Houston for a second time this year during the 27th annual Conference of the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) in October. This four-day...
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Each year, hundreds of NATA members and nonmembers give their time and effort to the association. Without their dedication, NATA could not be successful in everything we do. In 2017, more than 728 members and 36 nonmembers volunteered with NATA...
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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...
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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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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...