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2014 Salary Survey Results Available Now
NATA
The 2014 NATA Salary Survey results are now available for NATA members. Once logged in to the website, NATA members can view the executive summary or access the online database for more tailored information. After listening to member feedback, NATA will now conduct this survey every two years to provide its members with more current information. Make sure to take advantage of this valuable resource.
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First Webinar of 2015 Next Week
NATA
Linda Mazzoli, MS, ATC, PTA, will be presenting "Creating Business Opportunities – Documentation & Marketing," at 11 a.m. CT on Jan. 15. The Business of Athletic Training Workshops are designed to incorporate basic business concepts into the tool kit of all athletic trainers. These tools, though unique to some athletic trainers, are as necessary as learning how to tape. As such, all athletic trainers should have these tools. Focusing on such business concepts as marketing, growing a business, leadership, networking, and how to create and build your "business" strategy, the workshop will assist the athletic trainer of any setting to incorporate these concepts into their place of employment.
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Installment Option Deadline Jan. 14
NATA
Next week is the last chance to take advantage of the renewal installment option. If you renew your membership by Jan. 14, you will have the opportunity to pay in two installments.
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Hot Off the Presses: January 2015 NATA News
NATA
The latest issue of the NATA News is all about value, and it begins with the executive summary of the 2014 NATA Salary Survey. Keep reading for more perspectives on the value of athletic trainers, including an article explaining NATA's online revenue resources and a feature story about how the input of risk management professionals could positively impact the profession. All that and more in this month's NATA News!
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  New RapidForce Shapes Go Beyond Tape!

The patented layering system makes this unlike anything in your training room or clinic. Referred to as “Tape 2.0”, the pre-cut shapes are 15x stronger than kinesiology tapes and stretch in any direction! Offer your athletes and patients the revolutionary strength and versatility of RapidForce! Go Beyond Tape!
 


AAOS/POSNA Webinar: Caring for the Skeletally Immature Athlete's Knee
NATA
Learn modified surgical approaches for skeletally immature patients with ACL, tibial spine and patella instability injuries. Focus on preferred procedures to avoid growth plate injuries in different age groups. On Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 8:15 p.m. EST, Dr. Shea and his team will discuss the controversies of the following treatment options: selection of ACL reconstruction technique, graft placement during MPFL reconstruction in the skeletally immature and avoiding arthrofibrosis after treatment of tibial spine avulsion.
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Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society Meeting
NATA
The 2nd Annual Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine organization meeting is to be held Feb. 20-21, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The meeting will provide the opportunity for all allied health care workers to come together to learn and discuss issues related to the pediatric athlete. This meeting will have instructional course lectures, free papers, posters, and research breakout sessions. Please contact Hank Chambers at prismsport@gmail.com for further information about attending and Jay Albright at jay.albright@childrenscolorado.com for abstract submission guidelines.
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Disclaimer: Headlines include recent stories in the media on athletic training and sports medicine and do not reflect NATA statements, views or endorsements. Headlines are meant to inform members on what the public is reading and hearing about the field.


Cop, Athletic Trainer Save 16-Year-Old Who Went Into Cardiac Arrest
NJ.com
Quick action by a township police officer and an athletic trainer helped save the life of a 16-year-old who went into cardiac arrest during a high school basketball game in East Hanover, New Jersey. It was while Morris Knolls boys' basketball team was away at Hanover Park High School when a 16-year-old boy passed out on the court, East Hanover Sgt. Jack Ambrose said.
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  Cardiac Arrest in Athletes: Identifying Risks

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Limiting Rest Is Found to Help Young Concussion Patients
The New York Times
Experts recommend that young people who have suffered a concussion get one or two days of rest at home, until symptoms start resolving, before gradually returning to school and physical activity. But scientific evidence to support this approach is sparse, and some doctors have recommended that young patients remain inactive for even longer periods after a concussion.
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Helping Student Athletes Succeed is Best Job Perk for Athletic Trainer
Chicago Tribune
As teens get out of school and get ready to play, Brad Kleine prepares to go to work. An athletic trainer for Athletico Physical Therapy, Kleine, 36, works with student athletes at Homewood Flossmoor (Illinois) High School. This means he often starts his day at 2:30 p.m., when many students are done with classes, and remains on campus until the last sporting event is complete.
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Want to Avoid Injury? NBA Teams Looking to Marcus Elliott for Answers
Sports Illustrated
In general, sports analytics focus on what has already happened. SportVu cameras track every NBA player's in-game movement. Inertial sensors embedded in NFL practice jerseys track acceleration. Meanwhile, caffeine-fueled young men in front offices across the land race to crunch the data in hopes of gaining their employers an edge.
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Examining Common Sports Injury Myths
The Arizona Republic
A new year often means recommitting to resolutions such as eating better and working out more. Just as soon as the holidays are over, of course. However, like overindulging on holiday desserts, it is possible to get a little too enthusiastic with a new workout plan. This can lead to injuries that set you back or discourage you from continuing.
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Participation in High School Football Increases Despite Concussion Risk
Charlotte Observer
Justin Moore wanted to play high school football after his sophomore year at Apex (North Carolina) High School two years ago, but his parents preferred that he play basketball. His father, Wes Moore, thought the risk of injury was too high to allow the 5-foot-8, 185-pound rising junior to play football for the first time. But last fall, Justin joined the Apex High football team and loved it.
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What Made College Football More Like the Pros? $7.3 Billion, for a Start
The New York Times
There may be an irresistible financial incentive to expand the college football playoff, but critics worry that such a move would further compromise the athletes' academic obligations. The extra games could also prove physically trying to college players. The two teams that reach this season's final will have played a total of 15 games.
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Center Foundation Provides Athletic Support in Bend, Oregon
Bend Bulletin
Being the best-kept secret in Central Oregon is not as complimentary as it sounds, Carol Stiles assures. Stiles is executive director for The Center Foundation, a nonprofit whose services she frequently refers to as "a gift." And with good reason. At each of the three Bend (Oregon) high schools, as well as at Sisters and La Pine high schools, a certified athletic trainer can be found tending to athletes in training rooms, monitoring practices or roaming the sidelines.
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