NATA Now

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Each year, hundreds of NATA members and nonmembers give their time and effort to the association. Without their dedication, NATA could not be successful in everything we do. In 2017, more than 728 members and 36 nonmembers volunteered with NATA...
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This year more than 500 NATA members celebrated 25 years of being with the association, while 33 celebrated 50 years of membership. NATA would like to congratulate all of its members who are celebrating a special anniversary with the association as...
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In September, the NATA Board of Directors approved the creation of the new LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee, which will advocate for LGBTQ+ athletic trainers and patients through research, education and community support. The idea for the committee came...
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The cover story of the October NATA News , our annual Research Issue, examined a $4.9 million research project funded by the Department of Defense and U.S. Army to improve safety for warfighters through advanced liner systems and a better...
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After the first quarterly meeting of the Greater Houston Athletic Trainers' Society, President Daniel Young, MAT, ATC, LAT, composed a letter addressing the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. Included in the letter were details on how GHATS is...
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The Texas State Athletic Trainers' Association has started a relief fund for athletic trainers in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey with an initial donation of $1,000. Anyone can donate and contributions are being accepted via check or PayPal...
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On behalf of the ATs Care CISM peer-support team, I want to reach out to those of you dealing with the ongoing effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to express our concerns for your safety and to let you know that the athletic training community has...
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In the August/September NATA News , the NATA 2017 recap issue, we took a closer look at the “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” course held June 25-26 by NATA’s ATs Care Committee. During the two-day course, attendees learned about Critical Incident...
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...
go4Ellis app blog post
The following is a message from Go4Ellis, one of NATA's Exclusive Preferred Providers . The Go4Ellis app matches athletic trainers looking for per diem work directly with the people and organizations who need ATs for practices, games and events. At...