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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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During the 68th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo Tuesday, June 27, leading health care experts participated in a national press conference, “Reducing Your Risk from Osteoarthritis: What You Can Do. What the Research Says,” and unveiled new...
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By Dan Newman, MS, LAT, ATC Do you Tweet? Do you Facebook? Do you Instagram? How about Snapchat? If those four simple questions leave you scratching your head, then you are in the minority. Today, there is more than 2.3 billion, yes billion with a “...
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The January NATA News featured a story on the successful 2016 Safety in Football Campaign held by the Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association toward the beginning of the football season. The multifaceted campaign aimed to demonstrate leadership and...
This past Monday (Sept. 12), was a significant day for NATA and the athletic training profession. For the first time in our history, a piece of legislation championed by NATA was passed by Congress. The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R...
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The Back to Sports Mini-Grant Program, an initiative of the National Football League and American Heart Association, is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year. Established in 2015, Back to Sports promotes physical activity and safe sport...
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During National Athletic Training Month, members embraced the 2016 theme, “A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport,” and helped raise awareness of the profession in creative and impactful ways. The Public Relations Contest recognizes outstanding PR...
It’s almost March, and we have many fun activities planned for National Athletic Training Month. The following are a few of the contests and initiatives we’ll be offering in March. We hope you’ll join the fun and help us promote the profession! #...
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After two decades as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ head athletic trainer, Mike Ryan, ATC, PT, PES, has spent the 2014 football season not behind the sidelines but in front of the camera. As a sports medicine consultant for NBC’s Sunday Night Football,...
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At the conclusion of the 2013-14 school year, the total number of ATs employed by Dallas Independent School District -- ranked 15th largest in the U.S. by enrollment, and the second largest in the state of Texas -- could be counted on two hands. But...