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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...
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Dr. Zubin Damania felt a call to medicine—as well as a call to the standup stage. The doctor-comedian, known as ZDoggMD, shared his laugh-inducing journey from frustrated internist to YouTube sensation and proponent of “Health 3.0” during the 2017...
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The July NATA News featured an article about new NATA board members Katie Walsh Flanagan, EdD, ATC, LAT, representing District Three, and Tony Fitzpatrick, MA, ATC, LAT, representing District Ten. In it, they discussed why they wanted to serve on...
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By Beth Sitzler As Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NRAEMT, Director of Sports Medicine with the University of Georgia Athletic Association, took to the stage to give the 2017 NATA Political Action Committee Breakfast keynote address Tuesday, June 27, the room...
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NATA will recognize its national award winners during the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, in George R. Brown Convention Center Hall C. Throughout the 68th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, NATA and its many...