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evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries.

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While you're taking advantage of all the great Black Friday deals that will be available later this week, consider supporting the NATA Foundation through AmazonSmile. When you go to the site, search "National Athletic Trainers Assn Research & Education Foundation," press "Select" and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the NATA Foundation.  READ MORE

NATA has developed a public awareness campaign, At Your Own Risk, aimed specifically at educating parents, student athletes, school administrators, legislators and employers on the athletic trainer's role as an expert in prevention and safety. A recently produced video provides an overview of this initiative and information on how you can help support it. Help us spread the word! READ MORE

Congratulations Anna Harvley!

Anna Harvley, ATC, SCAT (center), Head Athletic Trainer at Lugoff-Elgin High School, receiving her Red Blazer and signifying her  selection to represent the state of South Carolina as the Head Athletic Trainer for the SC Team in the 2016 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in December, 2016.  Congratulations Anna!

Capitol Hill Day with Director Aronson and
Athletic Trainer Representatives from Virginia and West Virginia.

Director Aronson with NATA Keynote Speaker and
Olympic Champion,Scott Hamilton

MAATA state leaders and volunteers with Director Pat Aronson and District Secretary Jim Berry at the NATA Foundation Gala in Baltimore.

Seven NATA Hall of Fame Members appeared together at the recent SCATA Clinical Symposium in Columbia, SC to offer their words of wisdom and opinions on the current state of the profession.  Representing over 300 years of combined athletic training experience were (L-R) Andy Clawson, ATC, Kent Falb, ATC, Bobby Barton, ATC, John Lopez, ATC, Fred Hoover, ATC, Chris Patrick, ATC, and Jerry Robertson, ATC.

Football and the Brain
Steve Kroft examines the state of concussion safety and science in football, especially in the NFL More HERE
  NATA Student Aide: Statement and
Questions and Answers

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