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With football season underway, now is a great time to educated parents, student athletes and administrators on the important role athletic trainers play in the sport. To help with this, NATA and At Your Own Risk have created a “What to Know About...
The Performing Arts Workshop took place June 25 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas prior to the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo. More than 40 athletic trainers attended the workshop, participating in dialogue and offering...
By Josh Euten, ATC, MAE, Eva Frank, PhD, ATC, and Erin Ulrich, MS, ATC, LAT Globally elevating the athletic training profession is done through grassroots efforts and, in part, by the efforts of the athletic trainers who work abroad. To complete...
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By Kim Diggs As the concern with the long-term effects of football in athletes grows, discussions about chronic traumatic encephalopathy have become more highly publicized. During the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, NFL Chief Medical...
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As temperatures around the country continue to reach record-breaking highs, the concern of heat-related illnesses remains at the forefront. However, as medical volunteers at this year’s Buffalo Marathon learned, under the right circumstances,...
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By Kim Diggs After retiring from Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California, following a 38-year career that included time spent as a professor, head athletic trainer and treatment center coordinator, Bobby Boswell, ATC, forged a new path. He...
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By Kim Diggs Over the years, schools have taken more interest in proper post-concussion procedures, ensuring return-to-sport protocol is implemented. In addition, a key component to the recovery and adjustment of student athletes is the development...
Advancing its intentional strategy to meet members where they are, NATA is pleased to announce the AT EducATionalist Community. The dynamic and progressive evolution of athletic training provides unique opportunities and challenges for the numerous...