Press Releases

25 Fri, 03/25/2022 - 12:00am
Published in March Special Issue of the Journal of Athletic Training DALLAS, TX – A new study , “Work and Life in the Sports Industry - A Comparison of Work-Life Interface Experiences Among Athletic Employees” – appears today in the March issue of the Journal of Athletic Training, the National...
2 Wed, 03/02/2022 - 12:00am
Statement is an update to 2004 Recommendations DALLAS, TX – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published its position statement, “Reducing Intentional Head-first Contact Behavior in American Football Players” today in the Journal of Athletic Training, NATA’s scientific publication...
21 Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) celebrates the induction of six athletic trainers into its prestigious Hall of Fame, the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive. Commemoration of the 2020 NATA Hall of Fame class, traditionally held during the annual NATA...
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-...