Press Releases

Jan 2017
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DALLAS, TEXAS, January 9, 2017 – The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302), introduced by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), has just been passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, which would protect athletic trainers and other sports medicine...
Jan 2017
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Legislation to Protect Athletes and the Medical Professionals Who Provide Their Care National Athletic Trainers’ Association Leads the Effort DALLAS, TEXAS, January 6, 2017 – The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) has just been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps...
Dec 2016
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DALLAS, December 6, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published today its new position statement, “ Preventing and Managing Sport-Related Dental and Oral Injuries .” Created by the NATA Research & Education Foundation, the statement appears online in the Journal of...
Nov 2016
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DALLAS, October 24, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association International Committee announced that nominations are open for two inaugural awards that will honor athletic trainers and organizations from around the world who have contributed to the advancement of the profession and patient...
Oct 2016
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The NFL Foundation, in collaboration with Gatorade, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS), today announced the launch of a pilot program to provide funding to public high schools with...
Sep 2016
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DALLAS, TEXAS, September 12, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), which protects athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals who travel out-of-state...
Jul 2016
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DALLAS, July 20, 2016 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) has announced that two current board members will take on new leadership roles. The board of directors elected Tory R. Lindley, MA, ATC, as vice president, and Timothy S. Weston, MEd, ATC, was appointed by President Scott...
Jul 2016
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DALLAS, TEXAS, July 14, 2016 – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing late yesterday and passed unanimously 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...
Jun 2016
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Baltimore, June 23, 2016 – At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 67th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Baltimore today, leading health care experts participated in a national press conference, “Reducing Your Risk in Work, Life and Sport” and unveiled protocols and recommendations to...
Jun 2016
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Baltimore, June 23, 2016 – In its continued commitment to reducing risk of injury and ensuring the health and well-being of athletes and physically active individuals, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association announced today the launch of At Your Own Risk (AYOR), a new public awareness campaign...