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By Kim Diggs From a football-loving kid with dreams of being involved in the NFL to four-time Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society president and NATA Political Action Committee (NATAPAC) keynote speaker, Ronnie Barnes, ATC, has come a...
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In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on the NATA 2019 Best Practice Forum...
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After the NATA Hall of Fame Class of 2019 is inducted and President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, provides his state of the association, NATA convention-goers will get the chance to hear a one-of-a-kind keynote address from magician and former NFL long...
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All athletic trainers working in the collegiate setting are invited to the second annual ICSM Summit, an educational event hosted by the NATA Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine. The summit is a two-day event that will take place June 23-24...
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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...
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By Kim Diggs Every year, the NFL hosts the National Invitational Combine in Indianapolis. This gathering is comprised of more than 300 NFL hopefuls preparing for the NFL Draft in April and a medical staff of athletic trainers assessing the physical...
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The NATA Student Leadership Committee will hold its spring webinar “Putting On Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others: From Wanting Life-Work Balance to Living Life-Work Balance,” by Kenneth E. Games, PhD, LAT, ATC, at noon (CST) March 4 at nata...
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The International Sports Science Conference: Diagnosis, Management and Rehabilitation of Injuries in Elite Upper Extremity Athletes was held Jan. 17-19 in London. This international conference was presented by the Professional Baseball Athletic...
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By Kim Diggs ATs are often the first line of defense in cardiovascular emergencies such as cardiac arrest. For ATs aiming to teach their communities about emergency response, pre-conference training courses are offered prior to the 70th NATA...
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By Kim Diggs On the heels of a bipartisan triumph for sports medicine, NATA members will get the opportunity to participate in an annual political tradition. ATs from all over the country will travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual...