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Honors & Awards Nominations Open This Week
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Nominations for 2011 honors and awards will open Sept. 1, and we've made the online application process easier and faster this year. Now's the time to make sure your colleagues' good work does not go unnoticed! More

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Protect Your Athletes from Eating Disorders
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Reserve your spot now in our upcoming webinar, "Detecting, Managing & Preventing Disordered Eating in Athletes." Spend just more than an hour on Wednesday, Oct. 6, reviewing the subtle signs and dangerous behaviors that could threaten your athletes' health. Registration is now open! More

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NATA Info/Events

New Rules for ATs Traveling to Michigan
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Athletic trainers traveling to Michigan this year need to be aware of the new regulations instituted by the state. Read this question and answer document that explains the new rules.  More

Concussion, Safety Tips Available on the Website
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NATA recently released back-to-school safety tips just in time for the fall sports seasons. But don't forget about the research and news articles added to the website's concussion resource area. This includes a multi-story series on concussions by a Dallas newspaper and the popular "Concussions in Hockey" DVD.  More

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ATEC Registration Opens Next Month
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Don't miss the Eighth Biennial Athletic Training Educators' Conference scheduled for Feb. 25-27 in conjunction with Capitol Hill Day. This year's theme is "Creating a Culture of Evidence-Based Practice." Registration and housing in Washington, D.C., open next month.  More

Latest News

Disclaimer: These articles do not reflect NATA endorsement but are being provided as a way to ensure members remain informed about trending topics.

WATA Conference Focuses on Revenue
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Online registration opens Wednesday for the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers' Association's 2010 National Conference on Revenue & the Business of Athletic Training. Scheduled from Nov. 11-13 in Milwaukee, the conference focuses on demonstrating value, the reimbursement model, billing, documentation and much more! See the entire schedule and speaker list. More

Study Links Chronic Fatigue to Virus Class
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When the journal Science published an attention-grabbing study last fall linking chronic fatigue syndrome to a recently discovered retrovirus, many experts remained skeptical — especially after four other studies found no such association. Now a second research team has reported a link between the fatigue syndrome and the same class of virus, a category known as MLV-related viruses.  More

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Special Series: The Role and Need for Athletic Trainers in Our Schools
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Editor's Note: NATA has contacted this news source to thank them for the important coverage and remind them of appropriate terminology to describe athletic trainers.

A four-month Scripps Howard News Service review found that for every high school that has one or more athletic trainers regularly assigned to the training room, two other schools rely on a patchwork of coaches trained in first aid and part-time athletic trainers, nurses, emergency medical technicians or team doctors. This series examined the roles that trainers play in our school systems across the country, as well as what the parents of athletes should look for. 

CNN Posts Video About AT Value
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VideoBrief Headline New's Christi Paul reports on the role athletic trainers have in keeping athletes healthy.  More

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Muscle Strains Seem More Prevalent Despite Training Gains
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There isn't any hard data on whether today's athletes are more injury prone than their predecessors. But there is ample anecdotal evidence that athletes go down at an alarming rate from muscle-related injuries despite the benefits of working out year round, advancements in training techniques and better understanding of the human body.  More

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Jacksonville, Fla., High Schools To Get Athletic Trainers
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More money is now being allotted to pay for licensed athletic trainers to work in Duval County, Fla., schools. The extra dollars are coming from Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio's foundation. It means that student athletes who get hurt can get help from someone with medical training — something coaches don't have. 

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