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The LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee (LGBTQ+AC) has received funding from NATA to offer a grant to fund one professional level athletic training student to attend the upcoming 2019 iLead conference Jan. 25-26, 2019. This grant will cover iLead attendance...
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By David Stricklin MS, LAT, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Seattle Seahawks It is that time of year. Many athletic training students across the nation will start the process of building a cover letter and tweaking résumés, getting them ready...
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Hello! My name is Savannah Knighton and I’m currently serving as the chair of NATA Student Leadership Committee. I’m a senior athletic training student at Louisiana State University. This is my second year serving on the committee, as last year I...
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As with many of you, NATA has been following the death of Jordan McNair, a 19-year old football player at the University of Maryland. While NATA cannot comment on the specifics of the McNair case, this tragic event has brought a conversation on...
Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation’s oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization and Go4Ellis, an online platform that connects athletic trainers with sports event operators, announced a partnership for the 2018 season. Kicking off with...
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With a greater emphasis placed in recent years on evidence-based medicine and value-based services at reasonable costs, NATA has launched a project to illustrate the value of employing athletic trainers as rehabilitation specialists in the clinical...
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Athletic training is not a stagnant profession. The people drawn into the profession are naturally movers, innovators and forward thinkers – so it’s no surprise that a profession full of people on the move is constantly moving. As athletic trainers...