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9 Wed, 12/09/2015 - 6:00am
DALLAS, TEXAS, December 9, 2015 – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing today on the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), which protects athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals who travel to other states with an athletic team to provide care for that team.After years of working with members of Congress, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is excited that the committee has decided to take action on this important legislation.
27 Tue, 10/27/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, October 27, 2015 – As the country continues to address several recent reports of youth sports injuries and catastrophic outcomes, a new study sheds light on the barriers some athletic directors (ADs) face in hiring athletic trainers (ATs), whose job it is to help prevent injuries and manage...
9 Fri, 10/09/2015 - 12:00am
High School Administrators, Teachers, Coaches, and Administrative Directors May Now Apply for Athletic Trainer Grants at www.ATinitiative.com The NFL Foundation, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Gatorade and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) today announced...
21 Mon, 09/21/2015 - 12:00am
DALLAS, September 21, 2015 –The National Athletic Trainers’ Association published today its new position statement on exertional heat illnesses , an update to the original 2002 document. Created by the NATA Research & Education Foundation, the statement appears in the September issue of the...
12 Wed, 08/12/2015 - 5:00am
Dallas, August 12, 2015 – Collegiate women’s gymnastics programs continue to recruit student athletes who began specialized training at an early age. That specialization, combined with high-impact upper and lower extremity movements, places many athletes at increased risk of overuse injury, especially if they avoid early warning signs. Examining the incidence of injuries will help schools develop targeted injury-prevention programs.
6 Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:00am
DALLAS, August 6, 2015 –The National Athletic Trainers’ Association reissued today an executive summary of the forthcoming position statement on exertional heat illnesses, an update to the original 2002 document. The full statement, created by the NATA Research & Education Foundation, will appear in the September issue of the Journal of Athletic Training , NATA’s scientific publication. The executive summary can be accessed online .
29 Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, Texas, July 29, 2015 – With a near-record number of deaths from lightning reported by the National Weather Service this summer, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association has reissued guidelines to ensure a safe outdoor environment.
22 Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:00am
Dallas, July 22, 2015 – World Cup soccer has made international headlines in recent weeks and with fall sports around the corner, a focus on the sport continues. Soccer players use hamstring muscles to provide speed, quickness and power to navigate field position and increase their intensity of...
24 Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:00am
St. Louis, June 24, 2015 – At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 66th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in St. Louis today, the NFL Foundation, NATA, Gatorade and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) announced the expansion of the athletic trainer outreach program...
17 Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, June 17, 2015 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a nonprofit organization representing and supporting members of the athletic training profession, will induct eight individuals into its prestigious Hall of Fame at the NATA 66 th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in St. Louis on...