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Save Big Bucks! Volunteer at the Convention in Vegas
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Sign up to help behind the scenes this year at the 64th NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled June 24-27, and volunteers can get a portion of their registration fee reimbursed. You must pre-register for the meeting. Lend a hand, and save some cash!


Commotio Cordis Webinar Coming Up in April
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Keith Gorse, EdD, LAT, ATC, will be presenting "Commotio Cordis: Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletics" at noon CT on April 3. The presentation will discuss understanding the mechanism for Commotio Cordis in athletics, identifying the signs and symptoms for Commotio Cordis in athletic competition, understanding the proper evaluation and emergency care for Commotio Cordis and understanding ways to help prevent Commotio Cordis from occurring in athletics.


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National Athletic Training Month Continues
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National Athletic Training Month 2013 got off to a great start last week, with athletic trainers around the country already interacting with the public, the media and other professionals to promote athletic training. Our social media contest is running all month. Post a photo or video of what you're doing to celebrate to our Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ and you could win great prizes! More


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Grassroots Star of the Week
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NATA would like to recognize William Dill, MS, ATC, CSCS, as the Grassroots Star of the Week. His advocacy efforts have successfully convinced Rep. William Enyart to cosponsor H. Res. 72: Secondary School Student Athletes' Bill of Rights. NATA thanks him for his tireless efforts to promote the athletic training profession and the safety of youth athletes. Find out more about how you can do your part at More


Introducing New Partnership with ARTI
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We're continuing to grow internationally! NATA is pleased to announce a joint partnership with Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI) involving our newly revamped Online Quiz Center. Members of ARTI are now able to take courses on our quiz center and use the completed and passed quizzes toward their own continuing education process. More

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Prior to the NATA Conference, this is an opportunity to fulfill CE requirements and learn how to use GT to treat soft tissue lesions with the depth, pressure and specificity necessary to affect challenging musculoskeletal conditions. Discover how a mechanical advantage can save your hands and help your patients. Details

PCORI Seeking Reviewers
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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking scientists, patients, caregivers, clinicians and other stakeholders to review funding applications for research intended to help patients and those who care for them make better-informed healthcare decisions. Reviewers are highly valued members of the PCORI community whose work is essential to helping us support research that will be scientifically rigorous and truly patient-centered. More

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Athletic Trainers are Valuable Resources
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Parents don't want to see these professionals in action at high school sporting events, but licensed athletic trainers are always ready if needed. Jessica Kirby, part of the sports medicine team at Doctors Hospital and the athletic trainer at Georgia's Grovetown High School since it opened, wants to make sure there are no misconceptions about what athletic trainers do. "We do more than tape ankles," she said. More

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Study: Blood Test Could Detect Brain Damage in Active Athletes
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While the central focus of brain injury in football has rested squarely on concussions, a burgeoning body of scientific work suggests that the repetitive, sub-concussive hits that occur every play may be at least as deleterious to the brains of players. Increasing the insidiousness of the problem, that damage has been maddeningly difficult to detect until a former football player displays severe behavioral and neurocognitive impairments, or dies and has his brain dissected. More

Georgia Lawmakers Aim to Make Sports Safer
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It's no secret that football is a violent sport, but now Georgia lawmakers want to help make the popular game safer. House lawmakers passed a bill that would require players suspected of having a concussion to be pulled from the game and be medically examined. More

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Athletic Trainers March On
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With a slogan that reads, "Every Body Needs an Athletic Trainer," the National Athletic Trainers' Association has designated March as National Athletic Training Month. Rather than featuring the profession of athletic training, though, the NATA is focusing on the National Action Plan for Sports Safety, which was released last month by the Youth Sports Safety Alliance. More

Athletes Should Be Wary of Frequent Use of Some Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
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By Alissa Mejia: Last spring, on a stretch of highway between Bastrop and Houston, a friend of mine was supposed to be running. A strong athlete, he had trained for months and planned every leg of the 200-mile Texas Independence Relay that he and nine buddies would run in stages. Instead, though, he lay dizzy and incoherent in a patch of weeds beside the hot pavement. More

Youth Concussion Legislation Advancing Through More States
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With 2013 state legislative sessions now well under way, a number of states are advancing youth concussion bills. In Tennessee, a state which currently has no such law on the books, the state Senate unanimously approved legislation by a 30-0 vote on Feb. 28. And Tennessee isn't the only state currently considering youth concussion legislation. More

Australians Assessing Injuries to the Head
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Concern over sports-related concussions has spread to Australia, where one of the country's former rules football players says he has a degenerative brain disease after having sustained four serious head injuries during his career. Representatives of the four main variations of football in the country — Australian rules, rugby league, rugby union and soccer — will take part in a conference to discuss the long-term effects of brain injuries. More
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