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Save Big Bucks! Volunteer at the Annual Meeting
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Sign up to help behind the scenes this year at the 63rd NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia in St. Louis. The event is scheduled June 26-29, 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! More

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Register Now for Juvenile Osteochodritis Dissecans Webinar
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John Polousky, MD, and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America are presenting "Juvenile Osteochodritis Dissecans" at 11 a.m. CT on April 25. Participants will understand the etiology, diagnosis and treatment options for OCD. The cost is $15 for NATA members, and it is worth one CEU. More

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Grand Prize Drawing Coming Soon In Facebook Contest
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Last week, we gave away another weekly prize for the NATA Annual Meeting Facebook Fan Page Contest. We will be giving one more weekly prize, leading up to a drawing for the Grand Prize, which is a complimentary Annual Meeting package including registration, accommodations and airfare. All you need to do to qualify is share a post from the Annual Meeting fan page and remember to set it for "public" viewing. Each post you share will enter you into a drawing for the weekly prize as well as the Grand Prize, so stop by the Annual Meeting fan page now and start sharing. The more posts you share, the more chances you have to win. More

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Join the Athletic Training Student Challenge
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Support the NATA Research & Education Foundation by participating in the 2012 Athletic Training Student Challenge. The 2011 participants raised more than $7,400 for the Foundation. Student-led fundraising campaigns are implemented during the spring 2012 semester, and the winning groups will be recognized at the Annual Meeting this summer. More

EDAC Call for Abstracts
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The NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee is issuing a call for poster presentation abstracts for the 2012 Annual Meeting& Clinical Symposia. Presented during the EDAC Town Hall Meeting the evening of June 28, the abstracts must reflect the EDAC mission by identifying and addressing issues relevant to an ethnically diverse population. Abstracts are due by April 16. More


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Get Your Annual Meeting Early-Bird Discount
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Early-bird rates are in effect for the 63rd NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia this summer in St. Louis. Sign up by April 30 to get the best pricing. The Preliminary Program is available at the Annual Meeting website so you can start planning your week now. More

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Athletic Trainers: A Routine Job with Life-or-Death Moments
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Cyndi Kelder is still reaping the rewards for her part in a life-saving drama last summer on the Fayetteville-Manlius athletic fields. A self-described Wegmans addict, the F-M assistant athletic trainer often strolls the aisles of the mega-grocery in DeWitt, N.Y. Occasionally, she spots teenager Dan Cochran stocking the shelves. Just seeing the 16-year-old at work is enough of a pat on the back for Kelder, one of four people who helped revive Cochran after he suffered a medical event called commotio cordis last June. More

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Athletic Trainers Play Key Roles for College, High School Athletes
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The big story from BYU's spring football camp has been the number of starting players that have missed time due injury, but the overriding sense has been that the Cougars will be fine when the season rolls around because most of the athletes should be healthy by then. But that wouldn't be the case without the tireless efforts of the athletic training staff. More

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Athletic Trainer Honored for Reviving Middle School Student
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The Fayette County Board of Education in Kentucky honored athletic trainer Jenni Williams for her quick action in reviving a student who collapsed during an athletic drill. Williams was on duty at Lafayette High School on Feb. 6 when Benjamin Highland, an eighth-grader at Jessie Clark Middle School, collapsed during a conditioning drill. Benjamin was preparing to try out for Lafayette's baseball team. More

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UMaine on Leading Edge of Diagnosis, Treatment of Head Injuries
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A head injury can result not only in the abrupt end to an athletic career, but in long-term health problems. At the University of Maine, the athletic training staff works closely with its health care providers to make sure a concussion suffered by a student-athlete is diagnosed quickly and treated thoroughly. The spotlight on head injuries has shone on UMaine this week after men's hockey star Spencer Abbott suffered a concussion during a March 16 game against Boston University. More

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3 Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries While Cycling
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Knee injuries are very common during cycling; especially if an athlete is not taking the precautions he or she needs to before riding. Knee injuries can cause an athlete to experience pain or discomfort, can hinder athletic ability, and can lead to joint problems later in life. Here are three ways that an athlete can prevent some of the most common knee injuries that occur during cycling. More

15 Former Redskins Added to List of Concussion Plaintiffs
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The NFL may be worried about bounties and salary cap penalties right now, but when those stories die down and the long offseason eventually begins, the big story on everybody's plate will undoubtedly be the rapidly growing numbers of former NFL players who have banded together to file several lawsuits against the league, claiming that in their days, the NFL knew about the effects of concussions and did little to protect them. More

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