Press Releases

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.
20 Wed, 05/20/2015 - 5:00am
Dallas, May 20, 2015 – New research shows that throwing velocity improves following a sport-specific training regimen targeting the muscular endurance and power characteristics of the muscles of the body’s mid-section. “ Sport-Specific Training Targeting the Proximal Segment and Throwing Velocity in Collegiate Throwing Athletes ” will appear in the June Journal of Athletic Training, NATA’s scientific publication.
29 Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:00am
DALLAS, April 29, 2015 –With spring here and summer around the corner, young athletes are stepping onto the playing field with renewed energy and proper preparation and injury prevention are paramount. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) has re-released sports safety tips to ensure parents and others are well educated and that schools have established the best sports medicine practices.