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By Kim Diggs After retiring from Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California, following a 38-year career that included time spent as a professor, head athletic trainer and treatment center coordinator, Bobby Boswell, ATC, forged a new path. He...
By Kim Diggs Over the years, schools have taken more interest in proper post-concussion procedures, ensuring return-to-sport protocol is implemented. In addition, a key component to the recovery and adjustment of student athletes is the development...
By Kim Diggs Following the award ceremony and financial report, NATA President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, delivered the State of Association Wednesday, June 26, in Shoreline, Mandalay Bay. Each year, during the NATA convention, the president discusses...
By Kim Diggs Prior to the 70 th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo beginning, six preconference workshops were held on a variety of topics, primarily in the South Seas ballroom. Workshops ranging from three and a half to six hours incorporated...
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By Kim Diggs 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 an initiative...
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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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By Elisabeth Hutchins My experience at Northwestern will never be forgotten. After seeing a Northwestern Sports Medicine Instagram post about welcoming athletic training interns, I inquired about the opportunity with one of the associate athletic...
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As with many of you, NATA has been following the death of Jordan McNair, a 19-year old football player at the University of Maryland. While NATA cannot comment on the specifics of the McNair case, this tragic event has brought a conversation on...
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By Timothy Neal, MS, ATC, CCISM In the past several years, conflicts of interest have arisen from providing quality athletic medical care to student athletes, and the sense of duty or fear of unemployment on the part of athletic trainers and team...
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As part of NCAA requirements and athletic training best practices, athletic trainers in the collegiate setting are tasked with giving educational presentations to their coaching staff and administration on important health and safety issues, such as...