Press Releases

27 Thu, 06/27/2019 - 12:00am
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) inducted seven athletic trainers into its prestigious Hall of Fame at the NATA 70th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Las Vegas on Wednesday evening. The NATA Hall of Fame is the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive...
26 Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:00am
Results suggest a need for collegiate athletic programs to evaluate existing model of care to ensure student athlete safety LAS VEGAS, NV – A new survey of college and university athletic trainers shows that 51.73% of their collegiate-level sports programs follow the NCAA-legislated independent...
10 Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:00am
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9 Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX - The member organizations for athletic training and physical therapy are collaborating to promote the health and wellness of individuals as well as to engage in efforts to advance population health. We encourage our members and stakeholder communities to follow our lead by joining...
14 Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – Student athletes who attended high schools with a low availability of athletic trainers (AT) – mostly in rural and inner-city areas – are 50 percent more likely to have a sports-related concussion (SRC) that goes un-identified, un-assessed or mismanaged, according to a study published in...
29 Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common but misunderstood knee problems in active individuals seen by Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine practitioners. It is also one of the most challenging conditions to manage due to its complex nature. To support athletic trainers, as well...
5 Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS, TX – After several years of collaborative work with members of Congress, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) today announced that the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R 302/S. 808) was signed into law by President Trump on Friday, October 5th. The new law...
21 Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS - The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) would like to clarify reports issued today regarding a lawsuit charging James Jensen with multiple cases of sexual abuse. The lawsuit and subsequent media coverage name Jensen as an athletic trainer...
7 Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – The Senate passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017, which provides legal protections for sports medicine professionals, such as athletic trainers, when traveling outside their primary state to care for student athletes. This is a positive step toward reducing barriers when...
4 Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – The National Athletic Trainers ’ Association (NATA) announces relationship with Sidelined USA, a nonprofit organization that supports athletes who have been permanently sidelined due to career-ending injury, health condition, or repeat concussion and inspires them to find a meaningful way...