June 19, 2019
  Exertional heat stress poses a serious risk to people expected to practice or perform in environments where hot and humid conditions exist.
Sports Medicine
June 12, 2019
One of the core themes for the seminars at the 2019 NATA Convention is on the topic of Manual Therapy. There are eigh sessions specifically on this topic among the worships scheduled during the convention.
June 11, 2019
  This year's keynot address at the NATA Convention is likely to be one of the most unique, entertaining presentations ever provided to convention attendees. Jon Dorenbos, a former NFL long snapper, a motivational speaker and a magician, was selected at the 2019 keynote speaker because of his unique background, experience in motivational speaking, and ability to add humor and magic to his presentation. Dorenbos will present the NATA Keynote at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 in the Mandalay Bay Shoreline.
June 11, 2019
  This year's keynot address at the NATA Convention is likely to be one of the most unique, entertaining presentations ever provided to convention attendees. Jon Dorenbos, a former NFL long snapper, a motivational speaker and a magician, was selected at the 2019 keynote speaker because of his unique background, experience in motivational speaking, and ability to add humor and magic to his presentation. Dorenbos will present the NATA Keynote at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 in the Mandalay Bay Shoreline.
June 5, 2019
  Chinese medicine techniques are being used by many sports medicine professionals to treat muscle pain. One of the techniques, called “gua sha,” is better known in the U.S. as Scraping. It's the practice of scraping the skin with a hard, thin tool for a range of purposes. Chiropractors and physical therapists have been using this technique to break up scar tissue, smooth out connective tissue, encourage blood flow and promote better movement of the joints and muscles.
Nutrition
June 3, 2019
Note: This is an adapted version of an article that ran earlier in Training & Conditioning.   By Amy Bragg Amy Bragg, RD, CSSD, LD, is the Director of Performance Nutrition at the University of Alabama.  She previously served in this position at Texas A&M University. Whether they're on the field, court, or track, coaches use a mix of art and science to measure their team's gains. They combine observations with game statistics to figure out where the team needs to improve.

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