The NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams have announced a two-year commitment to provide full-time and part-time certified athletic trainers high schools in their areas.The organization’s donated $200,000 over two years to West... more »
The petition was created online after 14-year-old Middleton High School freshman Hezekiah Walters collapsed during summer football conditioning drills and died. Lloyd Knudson, an athletic trainer at Winter Haven High School in Florida, started the petition in Walters’ honor, calling on the Polk County School Board and superintendent to make significant changes.
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The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) inducted seven athletic trainers into its prestigious Hall of Fame at the NATA 70th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Las Vegas on June 26. The NATA Hall of Fame is the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive.
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A new survey of college and university athletic trainers shows that 51.7% of their collegiate-level sports programs follow the NCAA-legislated independent medical model of care. In addition, 76.3% of respondents feel they have medical autonomy... more »
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.The... more »
Lasers and shockwave: While both can be effective to treat soft tissue injuries, how do they work and what conditions they are best suited for each?.. more »
Cutting, sprinting, jumping, landing — athletes rely on their ankles for a lot. In this three-part article, athletic trainers share how they managed a trio of different ankle injuries… more »
Almost 25 years ago, the Female Athlete Triad was identified, and it’s become a well-known concept in sports medicine circles. A new paper has proposed that a similar condition presenting with deficits in nutrition, reduction in sex hormones, and/or impaired bone health may also affect male athletes… more »