Press Releases

24 Thu, 06/24/2021 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – New research presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Associations’ 2021 NATA Virtual Clinical Symposia & AT Expo , which is being held virtually this year due to COVID-19, found that middle school sports have an overall higher rate of concussion than reported in high school...
23 Wed, 06/23/2021 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – New research found that in an analysis of more than 26,000 injuries across high school and college that the sports with the most injuries were male football (25.6%), female basketball (8.5%), female soccer (8.1%), male basketball (7.1%) and female volleyball (6.5%). However, even...
22 Tue, 06/22/2021 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) today welcomes Kathy Dieringer, EdD, LAT, ATC as its new president during the associations’ 2021 NATA Virtual Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, held live June 22-24. Dieringer, the 15 th president in NATA’s history, has more than 30...
27 Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:00am
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2021 -- Today, The Shaquille O'Neal Foundation and longtime Shaquille O'Neal partner Icy Hot® announced the 23 U.S. high schools being awarded Get Game Ready grants, closing out the program launched in September 2020 to help high school athletic programs financially burdened by...
15 Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:00am
(DALLAS, TX) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion. The NYSS, released in September 2019, called for a national strategy to increase youth sports...
25 Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:00am
The Shaquille O’Neal Foundation and Icy Hot ® Launch Grant Program to Help Student Athletes Get Game Ready As They Navigate School Sports During COVID-19 In addition to financial assistance, the initiative will provide health care-focused guidance from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (...
14 Mon, 09/14/2020 - 12:00am
BIGGER THAN SPORTS: ATHLETIC TRAINERS URGE COMPLIANCE TO COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS BY COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENT ATHLETES, COACHES AND STAFF TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH Survey Finds that Less Than Half of Collegiate Student Athletes and Sports Staff are Fully Compliant With COVID-...
11 Tue, 08/11/2020 - 12:00am
Contacts: Robin Waxenberg Honey Hamilton Robin Waxenberg & Associates NATA robin@robwax.com honeyh@nata.org 917-301-1350 972-532-8812 August 11, 2020 AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AMERICAN MEDICAL SOCIETY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE, NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION TEAM UP TO HELP PARENTS AND...
16 Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:00am
Contacts: Robin Waxenberg Honey Hamilton Robin Waxenberg & Associates NATA robin@robwax.com honeyh@nata.org 917-301-1350 972-532-8812 July 16, 2020 UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND ARTISTS ARE AT SIGNIFICANT RISK FOR EATING DISORDERS DALLAS, TX – Marching band artists are a physically active population...
16 Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:00am
Contacts: Robin Waxenberg Honey Hamilton Robin Waxenberg & Associates NATA robin@robwax.com honeyh@nata.org 917-301-1350 972-532-8812 July 16, 2020 DANCE-RELATED INJURIES REQUIRING EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS ON THE RISE BEFORE COVID-19 PANDEMIC DALLAS, TX – New research found that dance-related...