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Have You Submitted Your NATM 2015 Poster Photo?
NATA
This is the last full week of National Athletic Training Month. You still have time to submit photos and videos for our Social Media Contest, plus there is an additional way you could win! All you need to do is post a photo showing us where you have your NATM 2015 poster displayed using the #NATM2015 hashtag. We have a few examples of photos we have seen so far at the NATA Now blog. And if you want to see all of them, you can go to the NATA Pinterest Page.
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Webinar on Brain Based Learning and AT Education in April
NATA
Jeffery Huston, MS, ATC, FNS, will be presenting "Our Classrooms are Backwards — How Brain Based Learning Should Shape Our Teaching," at 11 a.m. CT on April 22. If instructors want to maximize learning in their courses, they need to understand how the brain works during learning. Brain based learning and brain based research has been discussed, but rarely has it been discussed in terms of Athletic Training education. Athletic Training classrooms and education are perfect for maximizing learning through the principles that brain based learning has presented. This session will focus on examining how the brain learns best and how this knowledge can be translated into sound principles associated with teaching and learning.
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Online Ahead of Print: April NATA News
NATA
The April NATA News is online now, and the printed copy should be landing in your mailbox soon. This issue is primarily focused on athletic training education but also includes recaps from Capitol Hill Day, the Athletic Training Educators' Conference and the Youth Sports Safety Summit.
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Register for Convention and See Videos from Local ATs
NATA
We're already counting down to the 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo! Make sure to register before the end of April for the best rates. You can preview the educational content on our convention website. While you're there, be sure to check out the "Bound for St. Louis" videos that include messages from St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay along with several ATs who work with professional sports teams in St. Louis.
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Join NATA Foundation Research Mentor Program
NATA
The NATA Foundation is accepting applications for the Research Mentor Program. The NATA Foundation Research Mentor Program pairs promising investigators with established researchers who will provide guidance, advice and assistance in navigating both the research and the grant writing processes. Anyone interested in participating in the program beginning in June 2015 should complete a Mentor Program Application and submit it, along with a current CV, to Patsy Brown, NATA Foundation Manager, by April 30. More information is available at the NATA Foundation website.
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Enroll in EBP CE Courses and Support the NATA Foundation!
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Sport Safety International has combined efforts with NATA to offer a series of online continuing education courses focusing on the importance of sport safety and risk management. Five courses: Pediatric Sport Safety, General Medical Management, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Sports Safety and Concussion each contain current, evidence-based information. ATs who successfully complete all five courses can earn up to 10 EBP CEUs. A portion of the proceeds from each course benefit the NATA Research & Education Foundation. Now through March 31: Save money and support the NATA Foundation! Use the discount code "NATM" and save 15 percent on a five-course bundle, plus, Sport Safety International will donate an additional 10 percent to the NATA Foundation. Enroll today!
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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.


Athletic Trainers Cover All Bases for Sports Teams
Baylor College of Medicine
When it comes to the athletic field, winning is fun, but safety is critical. In honor of National Athletic Training Month, an athletic trainer at Baylor College of Medicine discusses the importance of having an athletic trainer on the field and what important questions athletes and parents should be asking about safety.
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Indiana Lawmakers Consider Expanding Concussion Education
WRTV-TV
Indiana lawmakers are considering expanding training and education on concussions to coaches of younger players in more sports. State law currently requires all high school coaches and their assistants to complete specified training and education on concussions. Lawmakers are now looking at extending those requirements for coaches of kids as young as fifth grade.
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    Parents Rethink Youth Football as Safety Fears Drive NFL Player to Retire
    The Guardian
    Dr Steven Fisher has a decision to make. It's an agonizing one. Working in the Emergency Room & Trauma Center of the Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania, he's seen enough concussion victims to last a lifetime. Yet, as the summer begins to edge closer and the football season lurches into view, his 11-year-old son will ask the question: Dad, can I play?
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    We Prepare, You Perform: March is National Athletic Training Month
    Fergus Falls Journal
    During March, athletic trainers across America are being recognized for their commitment to helping people prevent injuries and stay healthy and active. Athletic trainers can be found in high schools and colleges, corporations, professional sports, the military, performing arts, and clinics, hospitals, and physician offices. This year's theme is "We Prepare — You Perform" with a focus on athletic training preparedness for every situation that might arise.
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    Debate About Athletic Trainers Needs to Happen
    Los Angeles Times
    At a time when high schools are receiving lots of attention and acclaim for their sports teams, it would seem only logical that having full-time certified athletic trainers to take care of their athletes would be a priority. But in a 2011-12 survey by the CIF, only 21.2 percent (237 schools) indicated they had a full-time athletic trainer. The schools that said they had no trainer numbered 521 (46.7 percent).
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    Concussion Experts Pick Apart Myth That Cycling is More Dangerous Than Football
    Huffington Post
    The idea that bicycling might be more dangerous than football crept back into the national consciousness after an NFL-affiliated doctor named Joseph Maroon suggested as much during an appearance on the NFL Network. "It's much more dangerous riding a bike or a skateboard than playing youth football," said Maroon, who is a consultant to the NFL's Head, Neck and Spine Committee and the Pittsburgh Steelers' team neurosurgeon.
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    Beatty Bill Boosts Brain-Injury Research
    The Columbus Dispatch
    Chris Borland, a dynamite 24-year-old linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, announced his decision last week to retire from professional football after only one season. The retirement of a player after a single season of professional play is nothing new. The reason for his departure, however, is making waves.
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