Press Releases

Jun 2014
Indianapolis, June 27, 2014 –At NATA’s 65th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Indianapolis today, leading health care professionals advance released an executive summary of the association’s exertional heat illnesses position statement . This is an update to the original 2002 guidelines and will be published in its entirety in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Athletic Training , NATA’s scientific publication.
Jun 2014
Indianapolis, June 26, 2014 – During its 65 th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Indianapolis today, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association advance-released three papers online to appear in its July-August Journal of Athletic Training , all to reinforce the vital need for student athlete...
Jun 2014
DALLAS, June 16, 2014 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a nonprofit organization representing and supporting members of the athletic training profession, will induct six individuals into its prestigious Hall of Fame at the NATA 65 th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Indianapolis on...
Jun 2014
DALLAS, June 5, 2014 –The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will present new and timely research during its 65th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo at the Indianapolis Convention Center (100 South Capitol Avenue).
May 2014
WASHINGTON, DC, May 29, 2014 –The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, in collaboration with the Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society, will support a national initiative to place athletic trainers (ATs) in underserved high schools in NFL markets during the 2014 football season. The...
May 2014
DALLAS, May 8, 2014 –As young athletes step onto the playing field and spring into action on school teams or youth leagues, sports safety and injury prevention are paramount. On the heels of its fifth Youth Sports Safety Summit in March, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is asking parents to ensure their children’s schools have the best sports medicine practices in place and can answer the universal question: “just who is taking care of our kids on the playing field?”
Apr 2014
DALLAS, April 11, 2014 – With the warm weather now stretching across the country, outdoor physical activity enthusiasts of all ages will be swinging clubs and racquets, lacing up sneakers or walking shoes and brushing off gardening tools to make the most of the season.
Mar 2014
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 – In its continued effort to address appropriate safety measures for youth athletes, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association hosted today the fifth annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Washington, D.C. The event built upon the success of the NATA-founded Youth Sports Safety Alliance and its prior summits. The Alliance, comprising nearly 150 organizations, is committed to preventing catastrophic injury and illness in youth athletes. The program will culminate with visits to legislators on Capitol Hill on March 11.