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All athletic trainers working in the collegiate setting are invited to the second annual ICSM Summit, an educational event hosted by the NATA Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine. The summit is a two-day event that will take place June 23-24...
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There are several factors to consider when determining which athletic training program is the right fit for you. It's important to investigate potential programs and weigh how each does or doesn't meet your personal needs. While cost is an important...
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Adjusting your skills from the field or court to the warehouse isn’t always one-size-fits-all. To make an industrial injury prevention plan more attainable, NATA has created an infographic that appears in the March NATA News . This infographic...
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Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common knee problems affecting active individuals, especially young athletes. Despite its commonality, PFP is often misunderstood and can be challenging to manage due to its complex nature. The January...
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The January NATA News features an article about the Prehospital Care Committee of the UPMC Sports Medicine's Athletic Training and Development Program in Pittsburg, which has spent the past 12 years developing and implementing an equipment athlete...
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Here’s the latest student news from the athletic training profession: News From NATA NATA and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) have announced a commitment to greater collaboration in a joint statement . We, as athletic trainers,...
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Athletic trainers and health care providers develop special relationships with their patients. However, concern comes when an athletic trainer crosses that professional boundary with their charges. Many individuals assume this behavior is specific...
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Having a proper job description document for every position on the athletic training team is critical. From job proposals and new hire recruitment to job training and performance evaluations, everything stems from the job description document...
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Anyone can incur a hamstring injury, whether it’s a pull or tear. While they may seem minor, more than 6 percent of hamstring injuries result in a time loss of more than three weeks, with some even requiring surgery. To help educate your athletes,...
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Welcome to the first-ever “For Students; By Students” blog post, a way for you to keep up with the world of athletic training. Here’s what’s going on: News from NATA The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law by President Trump...