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July Issue of NATA News Features
College/University Survey Results

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This month's NATA News offers an extensive look at the quality of life survey conducted recently by NATA and the College/University Athletic Trainers' Committee. Find it on pages 10-17. Beginning on page 18, get a recap of National Athletic Training Month. And don't miss this month's Clinical Bottom Line about evaluating meniscal injuries on page 24. More

Resource of the Week…for All Athletic Trainers

NATA, PrivIT Partner on e-PPE
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NATA and PrivIT Healthcare Inc. are working together to provide an electronic pre-participation evaluation that helps ATs collect, securely store and appropriately share athletes' medical information. More

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NATA Info/Events

Skin Disease Guidelines Discussed
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A new Position Statement from NATA outlines the top ways to prevent skin disease in sports. Read the statement, use the handy fact sheet to educate your athletes and listen to experts detail their concerns.  More

ATEC Deadline This Week
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The deadline to turn in proposals for the Athletic Training Educator' Conference is THIS Friday, July 9. ATEC will be held Feb. 25-27, 2011, in Washington, D.C. Take part in "Creating a Culture of Evidence-Based Practice." More

2011 Annual Meeting Speaker Proposals Due
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Proposals for educational programming at the 62nd NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia are due next Friday, July 16. If you want to present your knowledge in 2011 in New Orleans, get your proposals in soon!  More

Webinars Fill Summer Calendar
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NATA has three webinars slated this summer, and the first is just three weeks away. "Electrocardiography in PPEs" is planned July 28, followed by "Key Components in the Acute Management of Cervical Spine-Injured Athletes" on Aug. 4. Then, on Aug. 18, NATA offers its first free webinar addressing heat illnesses. Registration allows for only 50 participants per webinar, so sign up soon.  More


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Athletic Trainers Have Record Turnout at Convention Center
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The annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association was in Philadelphia last week. The event drew a record turnout - 7,200 athletic trainers from all over, including schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, the armed forces, pro sports teams, cultural organizations (ballet corps, the Rockettes, to name a few), private industry, and orthopedic practices.  More

Missouri AT Rides with Blue Angels
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Just ahead of the Blue Angels' appearance at the Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival, a few Missouri residents flew in an F/A-18 Hornet Wednesday in recognition of their work with young people. Rob Bunger, a certified athletic trainer at Saint Francis Medical Center, and Neil Berry, the head principal at Fort Zumwalt West high school in O'Fallon, Mo., were given ride-alongs. More

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Kansas City Publication Focuses on Cramer
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Cramer Products Inc. is a 92-year-old company that never plans to rest on past success. "We're trying to be innovative and out front on product development," said Tom Rogge, CEO of the sports medicine and athletic training supplies company. "We make a commitment to adding new products every year. It's one of the most important things we do." More

Failed ACL Repairs: More Common Than You May Think
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An estimated 400,000 people suffer an ACL injury each year, requiring primary reconstruction surgery to repair the injury. Unfortunately, 18,000 to 35,000 of those repairs will fail and require revisions, which are additional surgeries for reconstruction. Revisions are more complicated, less successful and require a longer rehabilitation period than the first surgery.  More

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Lawsuit Prompts NCAA to Screen Athletes For Sickle Cell
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Dale and Bridgette Lloyd say they didn't sue the NCAA for money. Their son Dale Lloyd II was a freshman cornerback at Rice in September 2006 when he fell unconscious on the practice field after sprinting 100 yards for the 16th consecutive time. Their son died the next day from complications associated with sickle cell trait, a genetic trait that can be detected by a blood test costing $10.  More

Medical: Athletes Suffer Skin Problems From Germy Locker Rooms
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For all the images of healthy, joyous activity competitive athletes may conjure up, sports can be a germy business. Sweat, shared gear and playing surfaces, coupled with the erratic personal hygiene of adolescents, have combined to ramp up the risk from skin infections in sports at the high school and college level. At any given moment, about a third of all people in the United States are carrying some strain of staph germ on their skin or in their nasal passages. Normally, this isn't a concern if you have a healthy immune system and intact skin.  More

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