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One Week to St. Louis!
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When making your last-minute list of things to do before the 63rd NATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia, jot down NATA's New Mobile Application. Use this tool to find information about the June 26-29 event in St. Louis on your mobile device. Get schedules, session details, instant alerts and much more! This application works with your web-enabled phone, Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Use this technology to make your Annual Meeting even better. More


Don't Miss the Convention Daily News in St. Louis
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Each day at this year's Annual Meeting, look for newsstands filled with the Convention Daily News. Compiled on site by the NATA staff, the CDN is filled with images and stories from the day before and previews of what to expect in St. Louis. Get news about sessions, the keynote, award winners, the Trade Show, student programming, young professional events and much, much more. Pick up this free publication when you enter the convention center.

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WANTED: Job Seekers!
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If you're attending the 2012 NATA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, be sure to stop by our Career Center. Employers from around the country will be on-site to interview for more than 120 positions! These jobs are varied and range from entry-level positions up to management level. If you will be attending and ready to interview, be sure to go online and get started. More


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Visit NATA's Revenue/Reimbursement Consultant in St. Louis
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Do you have questions about commercial insurance reimbursement and revenue issues? Please visit NATA Connect to schedule a personal consultation with NATA's National Manager of Strategic Business Development. Clark Simpson, MBA, MEd, ATC, will be available during limited times June 27-29 in St. Louis. NATA Connect is at the end of the 1100-1200 aisles on the trade show floor. More

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Register for Webinar: Preventing Sudden Death During Collegiate Conditioning
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Doug Casa, PhD, ATC, FACSM, is presenting "Preventing Sudden Death During Collegiate Conditioning Sessions: The 2012 Task Force Recommendations" at 11 a.m. CT on July 11. Participants will learn the common causes of sudden death in sport and common systematic problems that lead to health and safety risks. The cost is $15 for NATA members, and it is worth one CEU. Space is limited — sign up now! 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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ATEC 2013 Proposal Deadline is June 30
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ATEC is returning to Texas in early 2013, and now is the time to submit programming proposals and poster abstracts. The theme is "Athletic Training Education: Model Practice and Future Directions," and further details about the date and location are coming soon. Submissions are requested for the following areas: plenary presentation, breakout sessions, model practice showcase and poster presentations. More


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.

Athletic trainers eyed for infantry battalions
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Sprained ankles, busted knees, torn ligaments and backaches are no strangers to infantrymen, whether they're downrange or training in garrison. Long humps hauling heavy gear over rough terrain can tax and sideline even the toughest grunts. With hopes of reducing such injuries, and keeping combat Marines fit and ready to roll, the Marine Corps wants to assign professional athletic trainers to each of its infantry battalions. More


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Track Injury and Recovery
The CARE: Sport Version app (for Apple® or Android™ devices) 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. Questions and activities help you evaluate concussion signs and symptoms and record essential information about the incident. MORE
Dynamic Tape - the Biomechanical Tape
Dynamic Tape is a highly specialised tape designed to contribute genuine mechanical force into the kinetic chain. In this way, the 4-way elastic Dynamic Tape aims to mimic muscle action, absorb load, improve biomechanical efficiency and modify faulty movement patterns. Reduced load combined with powerful neurophysiological effects aim to provide prompt pain relief, reduce metabolic demand, facilitate recovery and improve performance.

Concussion bill may sideline injured athletes in Ohio
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Coaches and referees will be required to pull young athletes out of practices or games if it appears they might have suffered a concussion or brain injury and not allow them to play until they've been cleared by a physician or certified athletic trainer, under a bill that was expected to get a floor vote in the Ohio House. More

ZAMST Thermo-plastic Thumb Guard

The ZAMST Thumb Guard is made of a unique, washable Thermo-plastic material that conforms to the thumb shape for perfect support and can be reshaped up to 30 times for multiple users or different hands. Its short length and low-profile, compact design enables natural movements and flexibility.


Parents lobby for better tests to save student-athletes' lives
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Dominic Duran, Kendall Tapley, Paul Simmons and Tom Schuman likely didn't know each other, but they had a lot in common. They all were Southland Chicago high school athletes. All played multiple sports and appeared to be strong and healthy. All died suddenly of an undiagnosed heart condition. None showed any symptoms. More


New focus on brain injuries in youngest athletes
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The decision by Pop Warner football to impose new limits on full-speed blocking and contact at practices underscores how concern over long-term effects of concussions has now reached the sport's youngest players. It was the latest sign of the shifting culture for football, coming after thousands of lawsuits by retired NFL players, practice changes at Ivy League colleges and the adoption of new laws in several states intended to protect high-school athletes from concussion-related brain injuries. More

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Sleepiness is a career killer for pro athletes
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Two new studies of excessive daytime sleepiness, presented by W. Christopher Winter, MD, at a conference of sleep researchers in Boston, looked at how a lack of sleep impacts the athletic careers of NFL and MLB players. In the first study, Winter and his colleagues surveyed 55 randomly selected college football players who were later drafted by the NFL. More

SIDELINER- Sideline Response System

The SIDELINER Sideline Response System is a rolling all-aluminum cabinet on pneumatic wheels with a sliding bandage center and 14 tape spools. Multiple 24" deep compartments with removable bins hold splints and supplies. The two sided folding white powder coated aluminum table opens to over 7' in length.

NOCSAE warns athletes, parents about protective equipment concussion claims
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The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment issued a warning to athletes and parents of athletes to thoroughly understand the extent of protection provided by — or not provided by — athletic equipment worn while playing sports. This warning follows claims made by several companies that products such as head bands, supplements or mouth guards reduce the incident of concussion. More

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Summer weather can cause asthma issues
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If you're an asthma sufferer, the summer weather might already be giving you problems. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways of your lungs, and people who suffer from asthma can have severe trouble breathing. A number of things can trigger asthma symptoms, including pollen, dust, smoke and chemicals in the air. More

What is overtraining and how does it affect runners?
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Dr. Bradley Weiss' advice for preventing overtraining is straightforward. "Pain is your body's way of saying something's not right," says Weiss, a chiropractor at Performance Health Center in Natick, who has more than 20 years of experience in working with athletes. "Not listening to your body ... is the most dangerous thing a runner can do." More
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