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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...
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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youths ages 10 to 24, with approximately 4,700 young people dying by suicide annually in the U.S. Suicide is preventable, and NATA has created an infographic handout to bring more awareness to the...
reimbursement, clinical care, transition to practice
Steve Allison, LAT, and his staff at Divine Savior Health Care in Portage, Wisconsin, were featured in the June NATA News as a key clinical site for NATA's Third Party Reimbursement Project. Allison started working on achieving third party...
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With the weather warming up, and more time being spent outside, now is a great time to remind members of your community of the importance of sun safety. To help you in this effort, NATA has created a sun safety infographic handout , which was...
NATA has launched the Sports Medicine Legal Digest , a new quarterly digital magazine focused on legal issues affecting athletic trainers and other sports medicine health care professionals. The first issue contains 12 pages of content related to...
NATA is launching a new digital publication in April focused on legal issues relevant to athletic trainers. The Sports Medicine Legal Digest is a quarterly digital newsletter exclusively for NATA members that has been created to: Keep athletic...
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Sleep is essential to health and function, playing a major role in cognitive performance, physical health and mental health. However, it seems like most people have trouble getting enough sleep. Studies show that one-third of college-aged student...
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The March NATA News features a skin injury infographic handout based on the new NATA position statement “ Management of Acute Skin Trauma .” The handout details the proper way to clean and dress a wound and provides tips for after care and follow-up...
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Although shin splints and stress fractures both affect the lower legs, the two overuse injuries are different. To help you educate members of your community, the NATA has created a shin splint and stress fracture infographic handout featured in the...
By Chris Snoddy MA, LAT, ATC The wise phrase “Practice makes perfect" is used to convey that regular exercise of an activity or skill is the way to become proficient in it according to one internet source. How good would your sports teams be if they...