Press Releases

29 Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – Younger brains do not appear to be more susceptible to changes due to head impacts than older brains, suggests imaging research of middle school and high school football players. The study, presented today at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 69 th Clinical Symposia...
28 Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – Add daytime sleepiness to the list of risks for students who specialize in one sport and play it year-round, suggests a study being presented today at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 69th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo. To reduce the that risk, coaches, parents and...
28 Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – A young athlete who has a diminished ability to walk and think at the same time after suffering a concussion may not be fully recovered and could risk another injury if he or she returns to play, suggests preliminary new research being presented today at the National Athletic Trainers...
27 Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – Easing into the often hot and humid preseason significantly reduces high school football players’ risk of suffering from potentially deadly exertional heat illness (EHI), suggests a first-of-its-kind study being presented today at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)...
27 Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – Knee pain doesn’t just plague older people – it can slow down college students too. Young adults with patellofemoral pain (PFP) – often called “runner’s knee” or “jumper’s knee” – are less physically active and mentally healthy than those without knee pain, according to research being...
26 Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:00am
NEW ORLEANS – Many parents are so worried about their kids getting hurt and are possibly unaware of important injury prevention steps that they have considered removing them from sport participation. This is according to a nationwide survey of parents commissioned by the National Athletic Trainers...
22 Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00am
DALLAS – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NATA) new president, Tory Lindley MA, ATC, brings more than 20 years of experience in sports medicine, including working with the NCAA Division I and NFL, as well as a passion for youth sports safety and workplace wellness. NATA will welcome...
14 Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:00am
Dallas – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will formally welcome four new board members at its 69th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in New Orleans, June 26-29, 2018. David Gallegos, MA, ATC, Cert. MDT, succeeds NATA’s outgoing District Seven director Chris Mathewson, MSS, ATC, CSCS;...
11 Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00am
Dallas – School is out (or is about to be), and that means it’s time for summer sport camp. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) offers these important safety tips for parents to consider to ensure a great experience for their young athletes: Before they go Make sure your child has...
24 Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:00am
The summer baseball season will soon be in “full swing” and new research published by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) shows that high school pitchers who also play catcher, a common practice in the game, suffer more injuries than pitchers who play other secondary positions. “Rate...