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November 18, 2019

Editorial: Full-time athletic trainers can no longer be optional

[caption id="attachment_28416" align="aligncenter" width="490"] David Koch, an embedded athletic trainer with the U.S. Air Force 59th Medical Wing’s VIPER Clinic, works with a trainee in a program examining the effectiveness of embedding athletic t...


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November 16, 2018

Researchers examine how availability of ATs affects athletes

From the University of Wisconsin Student-athletes attending high schools with limited access to athletic trainers are far less likely to have a sport-related concussion identified, assessed and managed properly, compared to schools with athletic...


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October 8, 2018

New law reduces barriers to athletic trainers

After several years of collaborative work with members of Congress, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) announced Friday that the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law. The new law significantly improves legal ...


August 15, 2018

Pop Warner partners with Go4Ellis to increase presence of athletic trainers

Langhorne, PA — Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation’s oldest youth football, cheer and dance organization, and Go4Ellis, an online platform that connects athletic trainers with sports event operators, on Tuesday announced a partnership for...


August 22, 2017

Asthma response training now required for all Minn. coaches

The Minnesota State High School League has joined the Minnesota Department of Health’s asthma program to launch an online training program that teaches coaches about asthma symptoms and how to respond if a student-athlete has an asthma attack. T...


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October 27, 2016

Grant program offers prep football teams access to athletic trainers

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), announced the launch of a pilot program to p...


September 13, 2016

U.S. House approves legislation protecting athletic trainers

From NATA 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...


August 15, 2016

Seattle Seahawks help fund AT programs at local schools

Via Seahawks.com The Seattle Seahawks and NFL Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Children’s and their Athletic Trainers program (AT). The grant will provide expanded coverage of ce...