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The Texas State Athletic Trainers' Association has started a relief fund for athletic trainers in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey with an initial donation of $1,000. Anyone can donate and contributions are being accepted via check or PayPal...
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On behalf of the ATs Care CISM peer-support team, I want to reach out to those of you dealing with the ongoing effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to express our concerns for your safety and to let you know that the athletic training community has...
The NCAA Sports Science Institute recently produced “Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention: An Athletics Tool Kit.” This new resource is supported and endorsed by NATA. According to NCAA, the kit was developed in collaboration with athletics...
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By Murphy Grant, MS, ATC, PES Chair, NATA Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine Research has shown that 2-3 times more injuries occur during preseason practice than in the regular season of play. This increased risk is due to a number of...
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By Larry Cooper MS, ATC, LAT NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Two Representative Everyone wants an athletic training facility that is equipped with all the bells and whistles but rarely do we have the budget to pay for...
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By Jason Cates ATC, LAT NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Six Representative Have you ever found yourself in a dispute with a coach, parent, administrator, co-worker, another healthcare provider or even one of your athletes...
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By Dale Grooms, ATC NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Four Representative This past January, during the opening of NATA Joint Committee Meeting in Dallas, I looked around the room and I was in awe of the how many people are...
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The 10 teams that will compete at the 2017 NATA Quiz Bowl in Houston have been determined. Scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on June 28 at the convention, the Quiz Bowl is now in its ninth year and features teams from each district in a Jeopardy-style...
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All students are invited to the Cramer Student Reception June 27 in Houston. After the conclusion of the academic programming for the day, the reception will start at 4 p.m. in room 320 at the convention center. In addition to free food and drinks,...
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We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 NATA Public Relations Contest. Best Overall Campaign Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Best State Association Effort Winner: North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association Honorable mention:...