Press Releases

26 Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:00am
NEW YORK CITY, March 26, 2015 – Nearly all deaths and serious injuries that have long-term complications can be avoided when proper steps are taken to prevent, recognize and treat the major medical conditions that a high school athlete may experience during practices and competitions.
18 Wed, 03/18/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, March 18, 2015 – After months of working with members of Congress, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) announces the introduction of the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, which protects athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals who travel to other states with an athletic team to provide care for that team.
11 Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:00am
Dallas, March 11, 2015 – According to a new study, just over one third of every high school in the United States has at least one full-time athletic trainer, the gold standard of care recommended by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. “ Athletic Training Services in Public Secondary Schools: A Benchmark Study ,” appears in the February Journal of Athletic Training , NATA’s scientific publication.
2 Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00am
DALLAS, March 2, 2015 – In a continued effort to keep young athletes safe, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance hosted today the sixth annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Dallas, Texas. This year’s forum built on the success of prior summits and addressed...
2 Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00am
NFL Foundation, leading researcher and Dallas Independent School District recognized for significant contributions to youth sports safety DALLAS, March 2, 2015 – At the sixth Youth Sports Safety Summit today, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association presented its inaugural Youth Sports Safety...
10 Tue, 02/10/2015 - 6:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, February 10, 2015 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) announces the introduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act on February 10, 2015.
16 Fri, 01/16/2015 - 6:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, January 16, 2015 -- With the NFL playoffs here and Super Bowl Sunday around the corner, Americans may be inspired to try a new sport or physical activity as they watch elite athletes compete on the playing field. Whether you’re encouraged to toss a football for the first time in months, lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement or return to a weight training regimen after a holiday break, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association offers tips to begin or return to activities with injury prevention and safe participation in mind.
4 Tue, 11/04/2014 - 6:00am
DALLAS, Texas, November 4, 2014 – In recognition of Allied Health Professions Week (November 2-8), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association sheds new light on the occupational health environment and the financial benefits to employers who have athletic training programs on-site.