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Something rather rare happened Thursday, June 28, during the 69th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo: All 13 living NATA presidents came together for the Hall of Fame Breakfast – including outgoing NATA President Scott Sailor, EdD, ATC, and...
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Photo Caption: NATA International Committee Chair Brian Zeller, PhD, ATC, presents Yoshizumi "Happy" Iwasaki, ATC, with the 2018 International Service Award Thursday, June 28. Members from all over the world have made the journey to New Orleans to...
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Photo caption: New District Directors Craig Voll Jr., PhD, LAT, ATC, District Four; Lyn Nakagawa, MS, ATC, CSCS, District Eight; Diane Sartanowicz, MS, LAT, ATC, District One; and David Gallegos, MA, ATC, Cert. MDT, District Seven. The upcoming July...
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While the 69th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo officially begins today, members received a warm welcome from the Big Easy Tuesday, June 26, during a memorable visit to Mardi Gras World – the location of the NATA 2018 Welcome Reception sponsored...
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There are several legends in the athletic training profession, individuals whose impact and contributions are renowned. But what about the person behind the achievements? Have you ever wondered what gets them out of bed in the morning or what makes...
Expanding the reach of stories that highlight the expertise of athletic trainers can have a huge impact on promoting the athletic training profession. For example, did you know that the NATA president is featured in a monthly column on the USA Today...
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The seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 69th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in New Orleans were featured in the May NATA News . In addition to sharing their fondest memories and hopes for the...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 69th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in New Orleans. In addition to discussing their mentors and the value of giving...
Education is an important part of an athletic trainer’s job in the secondary school. ATs are tasked with educating parents, student-athletes, coaches, teachers, counselors, school nurses and administration on a daily basis. One of the most frequent...
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The April NATA News features an article on athletic training in Alaska and the unique challenges and fulfilling rewards the athletic trainers with Orthopedic Physicians Alaska encounter. While transitioning to a new state and job can be difficult,...