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This social media sensation experienced his first NATA convention in Houston and sat down with the NATA News all about his memorable experience. You can follow the LEGO AT’s hilarious adventures on Twitter ( @LEGO_­ATC ), Facebook ( @LEGOATC ),...
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As part of NCAA requirements and athletic training best practices, athletic trainers in the collegiate setting are tasked with giving educational presentations to their coaching staff and administration on important health and safety issues, such as...
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In the August/September NATA News , the NATA 2017 recap issue, we took a closer look at the “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” course held June 25-26 by NATA’s ATs Care Committee. During the two-day course, attendees learned about Critical Incident...
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...
go4Ellis app blog post
The following is a message from Go4Ellis, one of NATA's Exclusive Preferred Providers . The Go4Ellis app matches athletic trainers looking for per diem work directly with the people and organizations who need ATs for practices, games and events. At...
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By Murphy Grant, MS, ATC, PES Chair, NATA Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine Research has shown that 2-3 times more injuries occur during preseason practice than in the regular season of play. This increased risk is due to a number of...
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The NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) invites candidates to apply to be the EDAC graduate representative to fulfill a one-year term (renewable once). EDAC strives to identify and address issues relevant to our ethnically diverse...
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By Larry Cooper MS, ATC, LAT NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Two Representative Everyone wants an athletic training facility that is equipped with all the bells and whistles but rarely do we have the budget to pay for...
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By Jason Cates ATC, LAT NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Six Representative Have you ever found yourself in a dispute with a coach, parent, administrator, co-worker, another healthcare provider or even one of your athletes...
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By Dale Grooms, ATC NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee District Four Representative This past January, during the opening of NATA Joint Committee Meeting in Dallas, I looked around the room and I was in awe of the how many people are...