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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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By Kim Diggs Larry Cooper, MS, LAT, ATC, has retired from Penn-Trafford High School in Pennsylvania as a practicing athletic trainer and instructor, but he is still using his expertise and owning his impact as an athletic trainer. Since retiring, he...
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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...
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This year, more than 40 members are celebrating 50 years of NATA membership. Congratulations to them and all of our members celebrating milestones with the association this year. Our 50-year members of 2018 are: Stephen Bartlett Gregg Bautsch Gerald...
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UPDATE: The Senate passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Oct. 3. The bill will now go to the President for signature. UPDATE: The House of Representatives approved language changes made by the Senate and passed the Sports Medicine...
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Our thoughts are with the NATA members and their families who have been affected by Hurricane Florence. NATA’s ATs Care Committee is available to aid ATs in the aftermath of a catastrophic incident or death occurring to one or more of their athletes...