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March 29, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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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...
March 27, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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...
March 27, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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March is an exciting month for athletic trainers. In addition to being National Athletic Training Month, March is also Women’s History Month. This Women’s History Month, we’d like to celebrate all #ATwomen making a difference in the profession and...
March 26, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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By Kim Diggs In honor of National Volunteer Month this April, we’re zooming in on the moments that have moved NATA members most since becoming active in their prospective committees and discovering what gaps these volunteer initiatives bridge. This...
March 26, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
By Paul Geisler, EdD, ATC Editor’s Note: This is an extended version of “The Role of Basic Science in Athletic Training Education” article in the April NATA News . As most program administrators are undoubtedly aware, Standard 54 of the 2020...
March 22, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
By Kim Diggs Photo by Bigshots Snapshots As athletic trainers, it’s important to learn about different backgrounds. Views on health care, common health deficiencies and respectful interactions vary based on ethnicity, cultural background, religion,...
March 20, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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March is an exciting month for athletic trainers. In addition to being National Athletic Training Month, March is also Women’s History Month. This Women’s History Month, we’d like to celebrate all #ATwomen making a difference in the profession and...
March 15, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
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By Kim Diggs Between the summers of 2005 and 2006, seven farmers died in eastern North Carolina due to heat stroke. The majority of farmers in North Carolina are undocumented citizens from Latin-American countries with limited access to health care...