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First Webinar Debuts Next Week
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NATA kicks off its webinar offerings next Wednesday with "Electrocardiography in PPEs." The 75-minute CEU course is open for registration, along with an Aug. 4, webinar on spine injury management. Plus, registration opens today for the first FREE webinar, Aug. 18, on heat illnesses. Register today!  More

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Hundreds of Convention Photos Available!
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Hundreds of photos taken at the NATA 61st Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia in Philadelphia have been added to NATA's PhotoZone. Photographers took pictures at the Opening Day Reception, the Convention Shuffle, the Johnson & Johnson Keynote Presentation, the Hall of Fame inductions and much more. See what's available here!  More

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NATA Info/Events

It's Almost Time for Recess!
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Congressional August recess is fast approaching, and it is a great time to meet with a member of Congress from your district in support of H.R. 1137. Recess runs from Aug.9-Sept. 10, so take advantage of this time to set up a meeting or invite your local representative to visit your athletic training room. Please report the outcomes of your meetings to Amy Callender at More

Silent Auction Raises Money for Foundation
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The NATA Foundation conducted a silent auction during the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia that raised more than $6,500 for athletic training research and scholarships. The most coveted item was a football signed by New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees, the MVP of Superbowl XLIV. It brought $700.  More

Education Resources Available
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Whether you're a student looking for an accredited program or an educator in need of resources, NATA has you covered. Our educational resources are grouped in one convenient section of the website to make it easy to find what you need.  More


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Skin Disease Statement Gets National Attention
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NATA's position statement on skin diseases, released during a press conference at the Annual Meeting, has garnered attention in the national news media over the past three weeks. Read stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer and on the CBS News website, and watch this video posted by CNN. Find the position statement here on the NATA site.  More

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ACL Injuries Preventable in Female Athletes
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In the past decade, studies have emerged showing females between 14 and 20 are twice as likely to tear an ACL as males from the same age group. In that time, prevention methods also have emerged, and many coaches now incorporate them into their programs. The topic of ACL tears is a hot one among high school girls coaches, especially those who coach soccer and basketball - where most of the knee injuries occur.  More

Being a Perfectionist Can Take Toll on Health
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Perfectionists, by definition, strive for the best, trying to ace exams, be meticulous at their jobs, and raise perfect children. So one might assume this drive for the ideal translates over to their health as well, with perfectionist being models for physical and mental well-being. But new research is revealing the disorder can bring both profits and perils.  More

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Cartilage Knee Repair Surgery Gaining Popularity
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It might be from an accident. Maybe from a sports injury. Or it just happened. Whatever the cause, knee injuries can seriously sideline your life and your activities; that is, until recently. Today, an array procedures for knee repair can give you back your active life. Dr. Gregg Berkowitz, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, with offices in Freehold and Monroe townships, talked about a cutting-edge procedure in repairing knees that has been gaining popularity recently.  More

Earning a Scholarship: Speed Key in Performance Training
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Many high school athletes seeking college scholarships train relentlessly in the hot summer months. Whether a player is conditioning for his first taste of college sports or preparing for what he hopes is a stellar junior or senior high school season, athletes are running and lifting their way into shape. Bethel athlete performance coach Phil Campbell said the manner in which athletes train is as important as the amount they train.  More

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Locker Room Talk: How Male Athletes Portray Female ATs
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A college quarterback coming into the locker room with a dislocated shoulder wouldn't care whether the athletic trainer taking care of him is male or female — or would he? A study from North Carolina State University examining male football players' perceptions of female athletic trainers — and their comfort level in being treated by females — shows that the quarterback would most likely prefer a male, unless the dislocated shoulder made him depressed.  More

The Key to an Athlete's Speed May Be the Body's Center of Gravity
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What makes an athlete fast may have more to do with body type than training. Researchers from Duke University and Howard University think the secret may lie in the body's center of gravity. Their study, released online in the International Journal of Design and Nature and Ecodynamics, may explain why the fastest sprinters are usually black, while the fastest swimmers are usually white, a difference that goes back decades. Though on the face of it this may seem like the differences are racial, the researchers believe they're really biological.  More

Type 1 Diabetes Affects Athletic Performance, New Study Finds
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A new study led by York University researchers finds that young athletes with Type 1 diabetes may experience a marked decrease in performance as a result of their blood sugar levels. The study, published in the International Journal of Pediatrics, reports that participants' athletic prowess was sapped by low blood glucose, a condition known as hypoglycemia. Their cognitive abilities also declined as a result.  More

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