Publications

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By Kim Diggs From a football-loving kid with dreams of being involved in the NFL to four-time Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society president and NATA Political Action Committee (NATAPAC) keynote speaker, Ronnie Barnes, ATC, has come a...
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In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on the NATA 2019 Best Practice Forum...
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By Kim Diggs In order to move the needle on an issue, it is important to strike a chord with decision-makers. Athletic trainers aiming to be heard on a specific topic can leverage the influence of a media outlet through a well-written essay. Que the...
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In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. Creating a mental health network will be discussed in...
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Sometimes the signs of a developing psychological concern can be hard to notice. To help athletic trainers determine when to address growing concerns and take action, the NATA ATs Care Committee has developed the Mental Health Card . Available in...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Get a deeper look at where these inductees hope the profession goes...
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The May NATA News includes profiles on the seven members who will be inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame during the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in Las Vegas. Take a walk down memory lane with these inductees as they share...
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By Kimberly Hansen ATC, LAT, CES The field of athletic training has evolved significantly in recent years. For some, the focus has shifted from 60-hour work weeks and Friday night lights with the adrenaline rush of an athlete going down, to a place...
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San Antonio firefighter Tim Worley knew something was wrong as soon as he heard the pop. The 16-year San Antonio Fire Department veteran was playing with his dog when he stumbled backwards, twisting his leg and causing a loud pop from his knee. “He...
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In the cover story of the March NATA News , “Caring for Those Who Care for Others,” athletic trainer and Metis Tactical founder Hunt Whitten, ATC, LAT, EMT, discusses his work in the public safety setting, specifically with firefighters in the...