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Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation’s oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization and Go4Ellis, an online platform that connects athletic trainers with sports event operators, announced a partnership for the 2018 season. Kicking off with...
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The July NATA News is all about nutrition and its important role in athlete health and well-being. Often times, there are questions about what to eat prior to, during and after activities. To help answer this question, NATA and SCAN teamed up to...
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While cheerleading once was considered a student activity related to spirit raising, nowadays it falls under many institution’s athletic programs thanks to its popularity and athleticism. As with any other athlete, cheerleaders face injury concerns...
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With May being Mental Health Month, now is a great time to revisit NATA’s many mental health-related resources. The Mental Health section of the website features a bevy of related resources, from position and consensus statements to articles and...
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The May NATA New s features an infographic handout on stress in honor of May being Mental Health Month. While some stress can be good, too much stress can have short- and long-term effects on physical and mental health. The infographic handout...
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Cover letters, résumés and references – oh my! These three simple items can often be intimidating because of the large impact they have during the job hunt. To help students put their best foot forward and guide them as they apply for internships,...
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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In honor of National Facial Protection Month and Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month, the April NATA News features an infographic handout on face and head protection . The infographic details the different types of face and head protective equipment...
compassionate language in health care
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From the editor: This blog is the last entry in the weekly series we’re running during National Athletic Training Month to highlight different aspects athletic trainers should consider as they strive to provide “compassionate care for all.” ATs work...
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From the editor: This blog is part of the weekly series we’re running during National Athletic Training Month to highlight different aspects athletic trainers should consider as they strive to provide “compassionate care for all.” ATs work closely...