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Emergency Planning Webinar This Week
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Emergency planning in athletics is the topic of an NATA webinar to be held this week, helping athletic trainers and administrators keep their policies up-to-date. Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NREMT-I, leads the CEU course at 11 a.m. Central this Wednesday. More



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ATEC Abstracts Available in Education Journal
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Abstracts for the upcoming Athletic Training Educators' Conference have been posted to the Athletic Training Education Journal. Posters will be presented in four categories: scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning, scholarship of discovery and scholarship of integration. Read the abstracts before you head to Washington, D.C., this week. More


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EDAC Seeks Graduate Student Representative
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NATA and the Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee is seeking a graduate student representative to take over for Sheena Long, whose term expires in June. Students must be accepted by or enrolled in graduate school as of June 2011. More


Young Professional Call for Volunteers
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NATA is looking for Young Professional volunteers to help with a community service event this summer at the 62nd NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia in New Orleans. Nearly 100 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana will participate in a seven-station clinic called "Piecing Together Sports Health and Safety." Volunteers are needed to help run the stations. To help, e-mail Darrin Scheid at darrins@nata.org. More


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National Athletic Training Month: Ready, Set, Go!
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National Athletic Training Month 2011 kicks off March 1. Use your voice to bring the profession into the spotlight. We've got brochures, e-cards, logos and more in the NATM toolkit. More


Medicare & Medicaid Research Review Call for Papers
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Medicare & Medicaid Research Review is looking for research papers addressing changes in coverage, access, quality, payment for health services, innovative methods and more. The scope is not limited to papers directly involving Medicare, Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Programs, but the results or conclusions should relate at least indirectly to those programs. More


Join the Athletic Training Student Challenge
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Support the NATA Research & Education Foundation by participating in the 2011 Athletic Training Student Challenge. The 2010 participants raised more than $4,500 for the Foundation. Student-led fundraising campaigns are implemented during the spring 2011 semester, and the winning groups will be recognized at the Annual Meeting this summer. More

Latest News



Acupuncture Used to Treat GI Concussions
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The U.S. military is applying an ancient Chinese healing technique to the top modern battlefield injury for American soldiers, with results that doctors here say are "off the charts." "Battlefield acupuncture," developed by Air Force physician Col. Richard Niemtzow, is helping heal soldiers with concussions so they can return more quickly to the front lines. More


Sudden Cardiac Arrest Kills Too Many Young Athletes
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February is designated as American Heart Month to bring awareness to the fact that heart disease is still the number one killer in America. However, no one expects teens, who are athletes no less, to succumb to heart disease. Every year we hear about cases in the media of young athletes collapsing and dying during their sporting events from sudden cardiac death. More


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Ankle Sprains Hit Male Athletes Hardest
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A new study in West Point cadets sheds a bit more light on risk factors for two relatively rare, but severe, types of ankle sprain. So-called "high" and "inner" ankle sprains account for 10 to 15 percent of all ankle sprains, Dr. Brett D. Owens of Keller Army Hospital in West Point, New York, and his colleagues note in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. More


Phys Ed: What Really Causes Runner's High?
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For decades, endorphins have hogged the credit for producing "runner's high," that fleeting sense of euphoria and calm that many people report experiencing after prolonged exercise. Who among us, after an especially satisfying workout, hasn't thought, "ah, my endorphins are kicking in." Endorphins are the world's sole celebrity peptide. More


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Campaign Encourages Physical Activity in School
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A new campaign called "Let's Move in School" heralds the approach of National Physical Education and Sport Week in May. NATA supports the campaign and encourages members to get involved. "Let's Move in School" brings together national education and health leaders to redefine school-based physical activity and offer new leadership opportunities for physical education teachers. More


Report: Energy Drinks Can Be Dangerous for Teens
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VideoBrief Energy drinks are under-studied, overused and can be dangerous for children and teens, warns a report by doctors who say kids shouldn't use the popular products. The potential harms, caused mostly by too much caffeine or similar ingredients, include heart palpitations, seizures, strokes and even sudden death, the authors write in the medical journal Pediatrics. More


Strength Training Does More Than Bulk Up Muscles
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Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding. A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that more lean muscle mass may allow kidney dialysis patients to live longer, give older people better cognitive function, reduce depression, boost good cholesterol, lessen the swelling and discomfort of lymphedema after breast cancer and help lower the risk of diabetes. More
 


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