Press Releases

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...
15 Wed, 07/15/2020 - 12:00am
Contacts: Robin Waxenberg Honey Hamilton Robin Waxenberg & Associates NATA robin@robwax.com honeyh@nata.org 917-301-1350 972-532-8812 July 15, 2020 ADOLESCENT ATHLETES WHO PARTICIPATE IN INDIVIDUAL ENDURANCE SPORTS FACE MORE ANXIETY, FATIGUE AND MOBILITY DIFFICULTIES COMPARED TO PEERS IN TEAM...
14 Tue, 07/14/2020 - 12:00am
A MAJORITY OF YOUTH FOOTBALL HELMETS DO NOT FIT PROPERLY, A RISK FACTOR FOR MORE SEVERE AND LENGTHY CONCUSSIONS DALLAS, TX – New research found that the majority (74%) of football players’ helmets in youth football (7-12 years old) did not meet at least one component of the 13 criteria developed...
13 Mon, 07/13/2020 - 12:00am
SPORT SPECIALIZATION ELEVATES RISK FOR LOWER EXTREMITY STRESS FRACTURES IN FEMALE MILITARY CADETS DALLAS, TX – New research suggests that prior sports specialization is associated with an increased risk of a lower extremity stress fracture in female U.S. Service Academy cadets, but not males during...
24 Wed, 06/24/2020 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – Sports at every level are re-evaluating the safety of play going into this summer and fall. In addition to COVID-19 considerations, the awareness of the critical nature of athlete safety and emergency preparedness is at an all-time high. Sports participation is among the leading causes...
23 Mon, 03/23/2020 - 12:00am
Dallas, TX – National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Go4Ellis , a mobile per-diem job platform, have joined forces to connect thousands of athletic trainers with understaffed hospitals and health care systems throughout the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic Trainers are...
6 Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
DALLAS – While Super Bowl LIV occurs during the NFL’s 100 th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time, three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl. They will join other powerhouse females instrumental to Super Bowl Sunday:...
21 Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – Despite ongoing tragedies in sports as well as research from a host of sources – including the American Academy of Pediatrics – which state schools with athletic trainers (ATs) have lower injury rates, 1 a study released today showed that 34% of public and private high schools, have no...
14 Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – A study published today in the Journal of Athletic Training , the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’ s (NATA) peer-reviewed scientific publication, finds that more than 47 percent of schools in California do not have an athletic trainer (AT), a health care professional who...