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Introducing the New and Improved NATA Career Center!
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The NATA Career Center has just re-launched with a new, easy-to-navigate site. Visit and log in to the Job Seeker section using your member login.

The new NATA Career Center enables you to:
  • Post a resume by uploading a Word document, PDF or import from LinkedIn
  • Search relevant job postings by keyword, category and location
  • Create customized job alerts to be sent directly to your inbox based on your search criteria
Questions? Contact customer service at 1-888-575-WORK (9675) or


Register Now: Medical Therapeutic Yoga Webinar
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Ginger Garner, MPT, ATC, will present "Module 10.5 Holistic Rehabilitation: Medical Therapeutic Yoga for the Foot" at 11 a.m. CT on Sept. 20. Participants will examine five common mechanical dysfunctions that affect foot health and learn five medical therapeutic yoga methods for utilizing the conceptual model for evaluation and management of the foot. The cost is $15 for NATA members, and it is worth one CEU. Sign up now!

Kestrel 4400 Heat Stress Tracker

Prevent heat stress injuries in athletes with the Kestrel 4400. Supported by Korey Stringer Institute, the Kestrel 4400 is waterless, lightweight, easy-to-use and measures Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, the recognized parameter of NATA’s Position Statement: Exertional Heat Illnesses. Rugged, Accurate, Affordable. Offers Bluetooth® wireless data transfer and a five-year warranty. MORE


NATA Study Guide for BOC Exam
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Are you studying for the BOC Exam? Take advantage of the NATA Study Guide, brought to you by ACES Preparatory Workshop. The NATA Study Guide for the BOC Exam consists of two mock exams that will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and will give you a better understanding of what to expect on the certification exam. More


Cramer Power Mister Portable
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Transform your portable Cramer water system into a cool mist station. All-in-one, easy to install design with no additional water or power hookups needed. Installs in less than 20 minutes.

ATrack Users: Time to Renew!
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Your ATrack subscription will expire Aug. 31, so renew now! You don't want to miss the benefits, including the Edition 5 competencies, an expandable course matrix, a free freshman program and the ability to customize your own grading/scoring scale. NATA has created an online order form to make renewal easy. If you need more information about ATrack, click here. More


NATA Foundation Accepting Nominations for Research Awards
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The NATA Research & Education Foundation is committed to encouraging research among athletic trainers who can contribute to the athletic training knowledge base and has established an awards program to recognize and reward those individuals whose work helps fulfill that goal. Nominations are being accepted until Oct. 1 for the Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, New Investigator Award and the David H. Perrin Doctoral Dissertation Award. To nominate a researcher for one of these prestigious honors, review the criteria and process here. More

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Still Time for Suspended Members to Renew
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If you haven't renewed your 2012 membership, renew today and continue receiving the benefits and services offered by NATA. We're expanding our affinity partners program and increasing the ways you can earn CEUs through our new webinars. Take advantage of our new membership monthly newsletter next month as well. If you are experiencing financial hardship, contact member services to learn about payment options. More

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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.

As the South Bakes, Is it Too Hot for High School Football?
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Scaling back the intensity of a football practice due to hot weather was once laughable in South Georgia, where heat, gnats and hard-hitting high school football are facts of life. But this year Georgia became the latest state to enact new rules to prevent heat-related deaths of high school football players, a category in which the state leads the nation. More

Action Arch Prefab Orthoses

Foot Management is now offering the Action Arch prefab orthoses. Its semi rigid, urethane base, full length design offer superior cushioning while supporting the longitudinal arch.
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Dartmouth Bolsters Sports Medicine Staff, Looks to Expand Space
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Dartmouth has recently added two medical personnel and two athletic trainers to its sports medicine staff in accordance with the recommendations of last year's external review of the College's health services, according to Drew Galbraith, senior associate athletic director for peak performance. The College is also identifying ways to centralize and expand the physical space for sports medicine as the second major outcome of the review, Galbraith said. More


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
Don't Take Chances with Safety
Protect yourself and your athletes with CARE: Sport Version, a new app for Apple® or Android™ devices that helps you quickly assess, respond to, and document a possible concussion on the playing field and later guide the injured athlete through the recovery process. MORE
Cold and Compression Therapy
Whether you are an athlete, athletic trainer, or physical therapist, the POWERPLAY offers benfits by combining cold and compression therapy for joint relief and muscle recovery.Power Play's form-fitting, gel-filled, re-freezable joint wraps are better than ice. The non-toxic gel is malleable direct from the freezer, bringing instant pain relief with no risk of tissue damage due to overexposure to cold.
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Athletic Trainer's Actions Have Football Player Back on Feet
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A Catawba College football player who broke two vertebrae in his neck during practice is walking again thanks to a quick response by medical personnel. Head athletic trainer Bob Casmus was on the field when the collision occurred between Tyrone Johnson, a defensive back, and his teammates as they leapt for the ball. More


Sociologist Examines Challenges of Women in Pro Football
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Women playing full-contact tackle football face challenges beyond the playing field — yet there's little research about this niche in athletics. Jennifer Carter, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in the UC Department of Sociology, will present her research on body maintenance in women's professional football at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. More

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Massachusetts High School to host 'Concussion Information Night'
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To educate the public about concussions and how they are treated and managed, Massachusetts' Milford High School will host a "Concussion Information Night." The presentation will be led by Dr. Neal McGrath, a neuropsychologist from Sports Concussions New England specializing in the evaluation of and rehabilitation from traumatic brain injuries. More

Earn your masters degree online.

What if you could earn your MS in Human Movement when you’re off work and online? You can, through ATSU Arizona School of Health Sciences’ online distance-learning program. Just click the blue button for details.

K-State Offers Services to Help Students Overcome Injuries, Disabilities
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While college is filled with new experiences for students, injuries and pain can make the transition more difficult. Knowing a few simple steps to prevent common injuries and learning what to do when an injury occurs can help students perform better. "We see many different types of injuries here at Lafene," said Jeff Kreuser, certified athletic trainer at Lafene Health Center. "The students here at K-State are generally very physically active, so naturally some injuries will occur." More

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PBR Implements Concussion Evaluation System
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The Professional Bull Riders announced that it will begin using VSR Sport, a computerized evaluation system, to assist in the assessment of a bull rider's ability to compete after suffering a concussion. It is the latest step in the PBR creating a more comprehensive concussion-management program. The goal is to improve concussion care, while also making safer decisions on a bull rider's ability to continue to compete, and the ability to return to competition. More

Are You Drinking Enough Water?
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Water is essential for all of life. In the South Texas heat, it cools us off; but if you are active and in the sun, are you drinking enough? Strength and Conditioning Camp at Corpus Christi's Island University is not for everyone. For the spirit squad, the August heat can test the pep of even the most cheerful. More
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