Press Releases

30 Wed, 10/30/2013 - 5:00am
Date: Oct. 30, 2013 Extensive Study on Concussions in Youth Sports Finds 'Culture of Resistance' for Self-Reporting Injury; Not Enough Evidence to Support Claim That Helmets Reduce Concussion Risk
8 Tue, 10/08/2013 - 5:00am
Leaders in sports medicine, children’s advocacy back USA Football’s Heads Up Football program, supported by NFL Contact: Steve Alic , USA Football, 317/489-4417 The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National PTA and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) have partnered with...
25 Wed, 09/25/2013 - 5:00am
Indianapolis, September 25, 2013 –At a national press conference this morning, leading health care professionals released an inter-association task force consensus statement titled, “ Recommendations for Developing a Plan to Recognize and Refer Student Athletes with Psychological Concerns at the...
13 Tue, 08/13/2013 - 12:00am
DALLAS, August 13, 2013 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association released today an official statement regarding the calling of crown of the helmet violations in an effort to ensure sports safety at every level of football participation and with the start of preseason games and practices soon underway. The statement recognizes the work of the NFL, NCAA and National Federation of State High School Associations, which have studied injury patterns and created rules related to top of the head contact.
16 Tue, 07/16/2013 - 5:00am
DALLAS, July 16, 2013 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association released today inter-association task force recommendations titled “ Best Practices for Sports Medicine Management for Secondary Schools and Colleges .” The statement is believed to be the first of its kind that focuses on specific protocols to ensure effective and efficient sports medicine procedures in these school settings.
31 Fri, 05/31/2013 - 5:00am
DALLAS, May 31, 2013 – During its 64 th Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will formally welcome Patricia Aronson, PhD, ATC, LPTA, and Cari Wood, ATC, to its board of directors. NATA’s convention will take place June 24-27 at the Mandalay Bay South Convention Center in Las Vegas. Aronson succeeds outgoing District 3 director Marty Baker, ATC; and Wood will replace outgoing District 10 director Russ Richardson, EdD, ATC.