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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...
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By Ellen K. Payne, PhD, ATC, EMT, David C. Berry, PhD, AT, ATC, and S. Robert Seitz, MEd, RN, NRP This is an extended version of the article "The Use of Topical Hemostatic Agents in Athletic Training," published in the January NATA News . The...
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It seems as though America’s pastime is on its way to becoming a little safer for those who pitch. There has been a renewed focus on pitch count associated with baseball and softball. The research is skewed toward baseball and the throwing mechanics...
NATA and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine recently hosted “Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport,” a meeting designed to bring key stakeholders together to discuss sports safety in secondary schools across the country.
The Journal of Athletic Training has recently published an important study about AT services in secondary schools that we believe is a valuable advocacy tool.
A snowstorm in Dallas couldn't stop us from having our biggest Athletic Training Educators' Conference of all time last week! The event's 598 registrants was an all-time record.
When we hear about catastrophic injury and death amongst athletes, we typically think about concussion 1 , cardiac arrest 2 and exertional heatstroke 3 . Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is rarely mentioned alongside the “big three”, despite...
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In the results from a study conducted by researchers at George Mason University are finding that outdated patient forms may be hindering the ability of health care providers to monitor or discover medical conditions that can lead to cardiac arrest...
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Thousands of people around the world are celebrating #GivingTuesday today, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014 , charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for...
I can't speak for the rest of the country, but Texas is H-O-T right now. The fall sports seasons are in full swing, and many athletes are practicing and competing in triple digit temperatures.