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By Kim Diggs From a football-loving kid with dreams of being involved in the NFL to four-time Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society president and NATA Political Action Committee (NATAPAC) keynote speaker, Ronnie Barnes, ATC, has come a...
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After the NATA Hall of Fame Class of 2019 is inducted and President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, provides his state of the association, NATA convention-goers will get the chance to hear a one-of-a-kind keynote address from magician and former NFL long...
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By Kim Diggs In order to move the needle on an issue, it is important to strike a chord with decision-makers. Athletic trainers aiming to be heard on a specific topic can leverage the influence of a media outlet through a well-written essay. Que the...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Get a deeper look at where these inductees hope the profession goes...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Take a walk down memory lane with these inductees as they share...
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By Kim Diggs With a career spanning 22 years, Shelly Jones, ATC, has been able to identify gaps in care and resources within athletic training. Through collaboration and desire for change, Jones has helped usher in major shifts in Oregon’s standards...
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By Kim Diggs Updated April 16, 2019 In celebration of National Athletic Training Month (NATM), the North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association (NCATA) curated a public art exhibition of original photographs and illustrations showcasing patient...
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March is an exciting month for athletic trainers. In addition to being National Athletic Training Month, March is also Women’s History Month. This Women’s History Month, we’d like to celebrate all #ATwomen making a difference in the profession and...
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By Kim Diggs Photo by Bigshots Snapshots As athletic trainers, it’s important to learn about different backgrounds. Views on health care, common health deficiencies and respectful interactions vary based on ethnicity, cultural background, religion,...
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March is an exciting month for athletic trainers. In addition to being National Athletic Training Month, March is also Women’s History Month. This Women’s History Month, we’d like to celebrate all #ATwomen making a difference in the profession and...