Press Releases

14 Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:00am
Dallas – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will formally welcome four new board members at its 69th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in New Orleans, June 26-29, 2018. David Gallegos, MA, ATC, Cert. MDT, succeeds NATA’s outgoing District Seven director Chris Mathewson, MSS, ATC, CSCS;...
11 Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00am
Dallas – School is out (or is about to be), and that means it’s time for summer sport camp. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) offers these important safety tips for parents to consider to ensure a great experience for their young athletes: Before they go Make sure your child has...
24 Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:00am
The summer baseball season will soon be in “full swing” and new research published by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) shows that high school pitchers who also play catcher, a common practice in the game, suffer more injuries than pitchers who play other secondary positions. “Rate...
26 Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – With baseball season well underway and numerous shoulder injuries already reported, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) offers timely recommendations with its newly released position statement, “ Evaluation, Management and Outcomes of and Return-to-Play Criteria for Overhead...
26 Mon, 02/26/2018 - 12:00am
More than 100 members of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) from 30 states will descend on Congress on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, for the organization’s annual Capitol Hill Day in an effort to educate members of Congress about the athletic training profession and request support from...
17 Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published online first its new position statement, “ Prevention of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury .” Created by the NATA Foundation, the statement will appear in the January 2018 Journal of Athletic Training , NATA’s scientific...
20 Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:00am
Dallas – The Journal of Athletic Training has just published online a new study, “ Calling Injury Timeouts for the Medical Evaluation of Concussion: Determinants of Collegiate Football Officials’ Behavior ”: The journal is NATA’s scientific publication. “Concussion education for officials is...
6 Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:00am
DALLAS, October 6, 2017 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published today its new position statement, “ Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active .” Created by the NATA Foundation, the statement appears online in the September 2017 Journal of Athletic Training , NATA’s...
18 Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:00am
DALLAS – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) supports and formally endorses the new “Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention: An Athletics Tool Kit” produced by the NCAA Sports Science Institute. According to NCAA, the kit was developed in collaboration with athletics...
18 Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:00am
DALLAS – With the beat from the drumline, the lead of the band director and the blare of the horn section, marching bands are gearing up for the fall sports season and are well underway mastering new music and routines. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) offers important tips to...