Blog Posts in Research

Youth sports specialization is a hot topic for the athletic training profession. Not only is the October Journal of Athletic Training a special thematic issue dedicated to the topic, NATA has released an official statement with health-focused...
Research is at the center of the October NATA News . In addition to detailing some of the latest AT-led research taking place and providing insight from researchers in the profession, the October issue takes a closer look at the Athletic Training...
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By Kim Diggs As the concern with the long-term effects of football in athletes grows, discussions about chronic traumatic encephalopathy have become more highly publicized. During the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, NFL Chief Medical...
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By Kim Diggs The NATA Research & Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization aiming to push the profession forward by providing grants for research projects. “The money helps us further the advancement of the AT profession,” said NATA...
In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on the NATA 2019 Best Practice Forum...
Please “save the date” for the 2019 NATA Foundation Call for Research Abstracts for presentation at the 2019 NATA Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in June in Las Vegas, Nevada. The abstract submission system will open to receive submissions on Oct. 15...
With a greater emphasis placed in recent years on evidence-based medicine and value-based services at reasonable costs, NATA has launched a project to illustrate the value of employing athletic trainers as rehabilitation specialists in the clinical...
Programming Thursday, June 28, is packed with exciting and educational events. Be sure to make your way to Morial Convention Center, Hall E, to see today’s BOC-approved EBP programming, NATA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, General Session (...
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...
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...