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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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The 10 teams that will compete at the 2017 NATA Quiz Bowl in Houston have been determined. Scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on June 28 at the convention, the Quiz Bowl is now in its ninth year and features teams from each district in a Jeopardy-style...
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All students are invited to the Cramer Student Reception June 27 in Houston. After the conclusion of the academic programming for the day, the reception will start at 4 p.m. in room 320 at the convention center. In addition to free food and drinks,...
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One of the missions of the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee is the promotion of athletic trainers as leaders in issues related to cultural competence and professional diversity within the health care professions. The committee has a long-...
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By Jeremy Hawkins, PhD, ATC Colorado Mesa University This fall I took on some new responsibilities at work. I now serve as the head of the Department of Kinesiology in addition to my role as the athletic training program director. I have enjoyed...
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The 10 teams that will compete at the 2016 NATA Quiz Bowl in Baltimore have been determined. Scheduled for 5 p.m. on June 24 at the convention, the Quiz Bowl is now in its eighth year and features teams from each district in a Jeopardy-style...
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The Cramer Student Lounge is back and will have some great offerings in Baltimore this year! The Cramer Student Reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. on June 23, providing students the opportunity to network, enjoy free food and get the highly sought...
By Jeremy Hawkins, PhD, ATC, ATP Director, Colorado Mesa University Away from my day job I interact fairly regularly with individuals who own cows. Over the course of the last six months I have noticed something interesting about these cows. Last...
By Carlie Mankin and Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo, Phd, ATC, LAT According to the founder of Iota Tau Alpha (ITA), John Anderson, MEd, ATC, the saying "We heal those contending for the prize", is the direct translation of Iota Tau Alpha in Greek (...
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The October NATA News highlighted the accomplishments of University of La Verne athletic training students and sisters Nysa and Hope Allen. The twins, both graduating in May 2016, shared the challenges that came with being student athletes, what...