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Minnesota AT Recognized as NATA Grassroots Star
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Michael Doyle, MBA, ATC, is the NATA Grassroots Star of the Week. Doyle hosted Sen. Al Franken from Minnesota at his athletic training facility in January. He spoke with Franken about how athletic trainers are utilized and gave him a tour of the facility. Have you done something to promote the athletic training profession lately? Never underestimate the power of grassroots effort! More

Resource of the Week…for All NATA Members

New Think Tank: Treatment and Coding
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The "Treatment and Coding" forum has been added to the Think Tanks. This is a forum for members from all settings to discuss treatments and modalities performed by athletic trainers as described in the CPT book, including best practices and treatment trends. This Think Tank will also be a resource for the AMA/NATA coding group. Check it out. More

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NATA Info/Events

NATA and Korey Stringer Institute Focus on Heat Safety
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NATA's first news release of National Athletic Training Month 2011, issued with the Korey Stringer Institute, offers advice for exercising safely in the heat. More

2012 Call for Proposals
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It's not too early to start thinking about the 2012 Annual Meeting in St. Louis. If you want to present, submit your idea via the Call for Proposals before the July 15 deadline. More

Annual Meeting Registration is Open!
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Registration for the 62nd Annual Meeting is now open! Early-bird discounts are in effect, so sign up before May 1 to get the best pricing. Non-members can bundle Annual Meeting registration into a professional development package that includes member dues. And members can earn additional registration discounts by signing up to volunteer at the event! More

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Latest News

No Two Concussions Are Alike
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The contrasting experiences of Major League Baseball players who have suffered concussions underline the fact that no two concussions are alike, and that recovery times are dependent on whether a player has a concussion history and on other individual factors. More

Cardiac Catastrophe Calls for Calm Amid Chaos
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In the multiplicity of stories surrounding the death of Michigan high school basketball star Wes Leonard, one acronym has stood out, CPR. However, two have been curiously absent, AED and ATC. Without being followed up as soon as possible, preferably within five minutes and no more than 10, by a powerful electrical jolt from an AED (automated external defibrillator), CPR is of little use. More

New Helmet Prototype Introduced to Protect Pitchers
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Easton-Bell Sports CEO Paul Harrington joined representatives from Little League International and the California Interscholastic Federation recently to unveil a new helmet prototype designed to help protect pitchers on the mound. The prototype was developed to protect players like Gunnar Sandberg, the 17-year old high school pitcher who suffered life-threatening injuries last March when he was on the mound and hit in the head by a batted ball. More

Crash Course: Shorter Is Better in CPR Training
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The days of the hours-long office CPR training session may be numbered if the findings of a new study hold true. A 60-second training video may be all it takes to save a life, researchers found in a new study funded by the American Heart Association. Study participants who viewed a one-minute CPR instructional video were more likely to attempt CPR and perform a higher quality of CPR than those who did not watch the video. More

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Can Exercise Help Lower Cancer Risk?
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Whether or not you drop pounds, you can at least get more active. Though the evidence that this will lower your cancer risk is inconclusive so far, there are encouraging signs. For instance, in a study published in 2006, researchers considered the effects of a 12-month program of aerobic exercise. The participants were 100 women and 102 men, ages 40 to 75 years, all healthy and having undergone a colonoscopy within the last three years. More

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Eating Disorders More Prevalent
Than Thought Among American Teens

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Many American adolescents suffer from an eating disorder and struggle with related psychiatric disorders, including suicidal tendencies, new research reveals. "The prevalence of these disorders is higher than previously expected in this age range, and the patterns of [co-existing illnesses], role impairment and suicidality indicate that eating disorders represent a major public health concern," the researchers wrote. More

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