Press Releases

29 Tue, 12/29/2009 - 6:00am
For Immediate Release December 29, 2009 Baseline Testing May Aid in Concussion Assessment of Athletes Study finds athletes likely to experience concussion-linked symptoms well after initial injury ROSEMONT, IL - Testing for concussion symptoms before athletic participation may help clinicians...
2 Mon, 03/02/2009 - 12:00am
ROSEMONT, Ill. and DALLAS, March 2, 2009 – To help young female athletes avoid commonly occurring ACL injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will launch a public service announcement (PSA) campaign in March 2009 to...
27 Wed, 06/27/2007 - 12:00am
DALLAS, June 27, 2007 – Over the past seven years, collapse during exercise due to complications from sickle cell trait has killed nine athletes. Of 136 sudden, non-traumatic sports deaths in high school and college athletes over a decade, 5 percent were due to exertional sickling. Today at its...
21 Mon, 05/21/2007 - 12:00am
INDIANAPOLIS, IND., May 22, 2007 – Since 1982 the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have collaborated to create the largest ongoing collegiate sports injury database in the world. In a special spring issue of the Journal of Athletic...
21 Tue, 12/21/2004 - 12:00am
DALLAS, Dec. 21 – Having a “White Christmas” can be a dream come true, but cleaning up after one can be very physically challenging. To help kids and adults alike avoid injury while shoveling snow and ice this winter, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), a not-for-profit organization...
7 Thu, 03/07/2002 - 12:00am
DALLAS (March 7, 2002) - When a life-threatening situation occurs during a collegiate or high school athletic event, certified athletic trainers (ATCs) are often the first of the team medical staff to respond. However, most may not realize ATCs are often the first respondents to everyday life-...
15 Fri, 02/15/2002 - 12:00am
DALLAS (February 15, 2002) - The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) was recently awarded a 2001 Gold Circle Award for Excellence and Innovation in Association Management by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The NATA's winning entry, a scientific paper entitled, "...
13 Thu, 12/13/2001 - 12:00am
DALLAS (December 13, 2001) - The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has announced that injury prevention will be the focus for National Athletic Training Month - March 2002. Certified athletic trainers (ATCs) nationwide will be recognized during the national health event, celebrated...
4 Tue, 12/04/2001 - 12:00am
DALLAS (December 4, 2001) - A new study commissioned by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Research and Education Foundation found that gender specific differences account for the high occurrence of ACL injuries in females. Results of the study were presented at the NATA Annual Meeting and...
25 Mon, 10/25/2021 - 9:39am
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...