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Athletic trainers and health care providers develop special relationships with their patients. However, concern comes when an athletic trainer crosses that professional boundary with their charges. Many individuals assume this behavior is specific...
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The Athletic Training Education Journal (available at www.natajournals.org ) invites manuscripts for a special thematic issue focusing on Health Care Leadership: Educating the Future Health Care Executive . The mission of this issue is to examine...
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Welcome to Hot Take, where we examine new and challenging topics in athletic training. This month, we are looking at CAATE’s new Curricular Content Standards from 2018, which open up potential questions about the scope of practice for athletic...
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Having a proper job description document for every position on the athletic training team is critical. From job proposals and new hire recruitment to job training and performance evaluations, everything stems from the job description document...
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Anyone can incur a hamstring injury, whether it’s a pull or tear. While they may seem minor, more than 6 percent of hamstring injuries result in a time loss of more than three weeks, with some even requiring surgery. To help educate your athletes,...
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By Kim Diggs It’s registration time! Join educators from around the country for the biennial Athletic Training Educators’ Conference (ATEC) Feb. 15-17 2019, in Grapevine, Texas. This is an opportunity for novice and seasoned educators alike to...
Please “save the date” for the 2019 NATA Foundation Call for Research Abstracts for presentation at the 2019 NATA Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in June in Las Vegas, Nevada. The abstract submission system will open to receive submissions on Oct. 15...
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Welcome to the first-ever “For Students; By Students” blog post, a way for you to keep up with the world of athletic training. Here’s what’s going on: News from NATA The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law by President Trump...
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NATA is conducting its biennial Salary Survey this October and needs your help to ensure the athletic training profession is properly represented. NATA is dedicated to representing, engaging and fostering the continued growth and development of the...
This week At Your Own Risk, NATA’s public awareness campaign, will co-host two Facebook Live events aimed at educating the public on two important sports-related health issues: concussions and athlete mental health, and the ATs role in each...