Blog Posts in Resources

March 21, 2017 by Beth Sitzler
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...
February 22, 2017 by Beth Sitzler
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...
October 31, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
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...
September 30, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
The November NATA News features an article about concussion research being conducted by Eric Swartz, PhD, ATC, FNATA, chair of the Kinesiology Department at the University of New Hampshire. Swartz received a $500,000 Head Health II grant from the...
September 27, 2016 by Todd Christman
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...
September 27, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
Sometimes, an athlete will associate their weight and appearance with their athletic performance. They might feel pressure to look a certain way in order to perform at their best. Unsafe weight-control behaviors can threaten the athlete’s health,...
September 13, 2016 by Todd Christman
By Karen Fennell, MS, ATC NATA Representative to the AMA CPT Coding Panel Since 2012, the NATA has been actively working with physicians and other health care professionals on a new structure to the American Medical Association (AMA) Current...