Press Releases

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...
16 Tue, 06/16/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, June 16, 2015 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will formally welcomed two new board members at its 66th annual convention at the America’s Center in St. Louis, June 22-27, 2015. Mark Coberley, MS, ATC, LAT, succeeds NATA’s outgoing District Five Director Eric McDonnell, MEd, ATC, LAT , and AJ Duffy, III, MS, ATC, PT, will replace District Two Director Michael Goldenberg, MS, ATC.
16 Tue, 06/16/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, June 16, 2015 –The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will present new and timely research during its 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo at the America’s Center, 701 Convention Plaza in St. Louis.
11 Thu, 06/11/2015 - 5:00am
DALLAS, June 11, 2015– The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) will welcome Scott R. Sailor, EdD, ATC, as its new president during the association’s 66th Annual Conventionat the America’s Center in St. Louis, June 22-27, 2015. Sailorhas 25yearsof sports medicine experience and a passion and vision for his new role as he succeeds outgoing PresidentJim Thornton, MA, ATC, CES.