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NEW Site Launches This Week!
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Welcome to the all-new NATA website! Our updated platform features fast navigation, enhanced functionality and a sleek look that promotes the NATA brand. We've made it easier to find what you need and more convenient to access the tools and benefits we offer. More



Resource of the Week…for All Members



NATA Announces New CEU Webinars
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Get ready for NATA's new webinars, kicking off in July with "Electrocardiography in PPEs: Challenges, Costs and Controversies." Our webinars offer affordable, convenient CEU credit plus valuable information that will help you improve your practice immediately.  More


Cramer 750 Athletic Trainer's Tape

100% cotton performance at a blend price. The latex free adhesive and the computer calibrated unwind of this tape provides outstanding adhesion and conformability for all of your taping needs.
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NATA Info/Events



Public Safety Workshop Focuses on Fitness Testing
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The careers in public safety workshop at the 61st NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia focuses on the fitness tests given to public safety applicants. It also includes annual readiness and fitness testing for firefighters, EMS and law enforcement. Scheduled on June 22, from 1-5 p.m., the workshop teaches attendees how to administer the tests and how to assist employees in improving their fitness at all levels. Sign up when you register and earn four CEUs!  More

Annual Meeting Tip of the Week
"The most historical square mile in our country is a short 10-minute walk from the Convention Center: you can see the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, The Constitution Center, the U.S. Mint, the Federal Reserve Bank."
-Host City representatives AJ Duffy III, MS, ATC, PT, and Joe Iezzi, MS, ATC, PES




ATrack Summer Discount Continues
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Take advantage of a 50 percent summer special on ATrack! First-time campus users get half off when they sign up this summer for our powerful proficiency tracking software. Visit ATrack's booth in the NATA Pavilion in Philadelphia next week to view a demonstration and be entered in a drawing for an additional $100 off.  More


Need Supplies or Equipment? Visit the ATM!
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Check out the Athletic Training Marketplace, brought to you by NATA and MultiView. This new feature is a searchable, sortable online directory that lets you find specific suppliers for your every need. Quickly identify which companies support the profession as NATA sponsors, and you'll have a wealth of information at your fingertips. Think of the ATM as your own presorted Google garden, full of businesses that offer the things you need in your professional life.  More


THE REVOLUTIONARY COMMERICAL AQUATIC THERAPY & CONDITIONING SWIM SPA

With state of the art features, easy installation and a surprising affordable price, the H2X RX is the perfect addition for your facility’s aquatic needs.
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Former EDAC Members Needed for Anniversary Video
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The NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee is filming a video in Philadelphia to be played during EDAC's 25th anniversary celebration at the 2011 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. EDAC will be recording testimonials of former members from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 23, this year in Philadelphia. If you were involved with EDAC from 1985-95 and are interested in being part of the video, please contact EDAC liaison Jordan Bostic at jordanb@nata.org  More


Grassroots Star of the Week: Gary Vitti, MS, ATC
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Los Angeles Lakers athletic trainer Gary Vitti, MS, ATC, found time during an extremely busy NBA championship run to write two letters to L.A. area congressmen in support of H.R. 1137. His effort shows that even the busiest people will find time to do the things they believe are important. Is athletic training legislation important to you? Prove it!  More




Make Plans for NATAREF's Silent Auction
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The 2010 NATA Foundation Silent Auction will have some great items up for grabs this year. Get footballs signed by top NFL draft pick Sam Bradford and University of Florida football coach Urban Meyer. Bid on basketballs signed by Orlando Magic star J.J. Redick and the TNT broadcasting team, including Charles Barkley. Proceeds from the auction benefit the Foundation's scholarship and research programs. For more information, contact Heather Franklin at heatherf@nata.org More


Cramer Student Lounge Has Much To Offer In Philadelphia
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The Cramer Student Lounge returns to the Annual Meeting with events, giveaways and prizes. Students can get free food, drinks and Cramer bags at the Cramer Student Reception. Other events include the Annual Meeting Olympics, a session with PBATS, and a raffle to win one of Cramer's new Sideline Kits.  More


A Custom-fit mouthguard without the need for a Dentist's impression
•     Precision fit with no speech or breathing impairment.
•    All the protection and shock absorption you would expect from a custom made mouthguard
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Chattanooga
Chattanooga’s Intelect® Transport systems are lightweight, battery or outlet-powered units featuring electrotherapy and ultrasound, or combination therapy. With an innovative compact design that lets you deliver effective, on-the-spot therapy to athletes on the sidelines, the basketball court, baseball diamond, and athletic training facilities, wherever it’s needed. For more information visit www.chattgroup.com
What is the most valuable component of your team?
Make your training facilities and locker rooms free of infectious bacteria. ALL ARGENT 47 products KILL really dangerous germs in less than one hour… continually…24/7.

Visit Booth 114 at the NATA show to see antibacterial solutions for hydroculators, towels, curtains, tape, lockers, benches, shelving and more.

"IT JUST MAKES SENSE"
The RumbleRoller is now available from OPTP!
The RumbleRoller™ surface contains 200 specially designed bumps that are firmer than muscle but softer than bone, making it perfect for deep massage and trigger point therapy. The RumbleRoller was molded with an antimicrobial additive and is 31" x 6", water-proof and latex free. For more information visit us online.



Phys Ed: Can Pickle Juice Stop Muscle Cramps?
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Recently, 10 healthy male college students filed into an exercise laboratory at Brigham Young University in Utah to drink pickle juice. Many people involved in sports are convinced that the briny fluid combats muscle cramping. In a 2008 survey, a quarter of the athletic trainers interviewed said that they regularly dispense pickle juice to cramp-stricken athletes. Many also report that, in their experiences, the stuff quickly brakes the cramping. The athletic trainers have told researchers that they believe the pickle juice must be replenishing the salt and fluids the athletes had lost to sweat. But no laboratory science had verified that theory.  More


Body Checking in Kids' Hockey Triples Serious Injuries
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Kids who play on ice hockey teams where body-checking is allowed are three times more likely to sustain a concussion and other severe injuries than those who play in non-checking leagues. Canadian researchers who analyzed injuries in "Pee Wee" (ages 11 and 12) hockey league players published data in today's Journal of the American Medical Association that suggest youth hockey teams would be better off avoiding play that allows players to knock opponents off the ice or into the boards.  More


Game Ready World Cup Kickoff and Educational Mixer June 24 (6-8pm)

Attend our exclusive educational mixer at NATA. Hear special guests speak on cold and active compression therapy and how it's helping athletes at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and beyond.

Attendance limited to first 50 respondents.  RSVP by June 11 for details.

Visit us during NATA – Booth #1743




More Children Requiring Treatment for Sports Overuse Injuries
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Dr. James Andrews has logged over 40,000 surgeries and become one of the most preeminent sports physicians in the country. But even he wasn't prepared for something like this. Andrews said that he sees four times as many children suffering from overuse injuries in youth sports than he did five years ago, and more children are going under the knife for chronic sports injuries, according to The New York Times.  More




Heiden: Poor Performance, Fatigue May Signal Allergies or Asthma
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A top athlete who is exhausted and underperforming but experiencing no other symptoms will nonetheless be tested for allergies or exercise-induced asthma and offered treatment. As is the case with many advances in sports performance medicine, however, knowledge about these breathing problems and how to treat them rarely makes it down to everyday athletes — people who could possibly benefit the most from it.  More


TRX® Suspension Training®

Experience how the TRX® can improves athlete’s performance and durability with minimal investment and no additional space or time. Visit trxtraining.com or booth #965
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Cramer Products


Established in 1918, Cramer Products is a worldwide leader in sports medicine products and provides sports medicine solutions for athletic trainers, coaches and athletes at all competitive levels.


Borden Perlman Insurance

Serving over 400 colleges nationwide with sports insurance programs and loss control platforms. Call 800-932-4476. More


Introducing G Series from Gatorade

Fuel your team's performance before, during and after each game with 01Prime, 02Perform and 03Recover. More

Safeguard Your Team's Health
Clorox® disinfecting products can kill MRSA in as little as 30 seconds. Partner with Clorox to stop the transmission of
illness-causing germs.

Clorox Commercial Solutions® products provide a multitude of kill claims and fast and effective contact times, providing your team’s first line of defense against harmful pathogens. Learn More.

Visit us at BOOTH #1009
Introducing the Henry Schein unit dose brand of safe and effective OTC pain relievers.
Aspirin
325 mg. per tablet. Compare active ingredient to Bayer®

IBUPROFEN
200 mg. per tablet. Compare active ingredient to Advil® or Motrin®

ACETAMINOPHEN
325 mg. per tablet and 500 mg. per tablet. Compare active ingredient to Tylenol®
Sports Concussion Management for Athletes
CogState Sport is a computerized concussion test and management system used by professional, elite and amateur athletes all over the world. CogState Sport is proven sensitive to mild cognitive changes and helps guide medical decisions about return-to-play and rehabilitation.
Are Your Team Players at Risk for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ?
Sonic Imaging's mobile service can detect HCM through an effective screening test called an Echocardiogram. Our mobile service allows you to have this testing done for all of your team players in your location for a fraction of the usual cost and with minimal inconvenience and down time. Learn More
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