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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...
The NCAA Sports Science Institute recently produced “Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention: An Athletics Tool Kit.” This new resource is supported and endorsed by NATA. According to NCAA, the kit was developed in collaboration with athletics...
Call for Applications Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Athletic Training The Journal of Athletic Training (JAT) Editor-in-Chief (EIC) position becomes available in June 2018. The term of appointment is two years and can be renewed twice, with agreement...
Since its inception, the athletic training profession has upheld a tradition whereby aspiring ATs acquire knowledge from professionals already in the field. In the current model of athletic training, it has become essential to blend a challenging...
The NATA Board of Directors and the members of the AT Strategic Alliance approved the adoption or endorsement of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) with the Children and Youth (...
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The Athletic Training Education Journal ( ATEJ ) Editor-in-Chief (EIC) position becomes available in June 2017. The term of appointment is three years and can be renewed once, with agreement between the EIC and NATA, for a total of six years of...
By Jeremy Hawkins, PhD, ATC, ATP Director, Colorado Mesa University Away from my day job I interact fairly regularly with individuals who own cows. Over the course of the last six months I have noticed something interesting about these cows. Last...
By Carlie Mankin and Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo, Phd, ATC, LAT According to the founder of Iota Tau Alpha (ITA), John Anderson, MEd, ATC, the saying "We heal those contending for the prize", is the direct translation of Iota Tau Alpha in Greek (...
The NATA Professional Education Committee is producing a video series to recognize and share innovative teaching and learning ideas by academic professionals in the field of athletic training through the distribution of pedagogical tips that can be...