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2014-01-31 23:28:47

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to be linked to some newly revealed - and potentially groundbreaking - sports safety programs and proposals related to concussions, sports safety, and appropriate medical coverage in youth athletics. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Super Bowl Media Week 2014 has provided a public platform for some landmark developments in concussion research, legislation and awareness and the New York State Athletic Trainers’...

2014-01-30 23:28:22

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) held its annual awards ceremony during the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Conference earlier this month. Three professional awards, three undergraduate student scholarships, and one school-centered honor are awarded annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On Saturday, January 11, 2014,...

2014-01-08 08:25:18

The Ex-Safety's Facility, The Only One Of Its Kind In The Orlando Area, Focuses On Resistance Speed, Agility, Fitness Goals and Proper Nutritional Choices ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former NFL safety Kim Herring may be the only player in NFL history to appear in two consecutive Super Bowls with two different teams. A second round draft pick in 1997, he had an interception in the Baltimore Ravens' 34-7 win over the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV. Then after...

2013-12-20 23:24:49

Sports-themed film “Best Man Holiday,” out November 15, 2013, was primarily filmed in Toronto but moved to Orchard Park, NY for the live football action scenes at Ralph Wilson Stadium. With the cast, including twenty-five ex-professional and Division I football players, creating a realistic game sequence, two NYS certified athletic trainers (ATs) were hired to be on set during filming for added safety and injury prevention and management. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 In...

2013-12-04 23:32:37

While the inherent risk of injury in athletics has always been understood, research and statistics from the past few decades has revealed the critical need of taking appropriate measures for sports safety – including providing qualified medical and healthcare management, such as a certified athletic trainer. The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) extends their sincere appreciation to all NYS institutions that participated in the inaugural “Athletic Training...

2013-12-03 23:34:07

At the November, 2013 Allied Health Committee meeting the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) leadership met with the Board Administrator for the PA Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA). The group discussed the details of how the professions can work together and define their roles within emergency action plans, as well as the policy and procedures for return to play for athletes with injuries and illness. Harrisburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Athletic trainers (AT)...

2013-11-20 23:27:56

Though the hot summer months have faded, and with them the risk of weather-induced heat illness and dehydration common in fall sports, the winter sports season holds its own unique set of health concerns related to hydration, nutrition, and safe weight loss practices. As the wrestling weight certification process and competition season commences this fall, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) reiterates the importance of maintaining adequate nutrition and hydration...

2013-11-08 12:21:42

The Sports Facilities Advisory, along with Bo Jackson's Elite Sports, is opening youth and amateur sports facilities to develop the character and athleticism of today's increasingly competitive athletes CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amateur athletics have become a highly specialized endeavor and an increasing number of young athletes are dedicating themselves to a single sport by training year-round to become the very best. As a result, children have become...

2013-11-05 23:32:26

For the second consecutive year, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) hosted an educational exhibit booth at the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) conference in Rochester, NY. In addition, NYSATA was part of the general conference program, with two representatives co-presenting on the ‘return to learning, including academic adjustments, following a concussion’ for attendees. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The New York State Athletic...

2013-11-05 23:28:36

Impact Athletic, LLC. (IA), announces the launch of “Impact My Team” (IMT), a revolutionary crowd-funding platform designed to help equip Athletic Training facilities at High Schools, Colleges and Universities nationwide. Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Impact Athletic, manufacturer of world class athletic training equipment designed for the athletic trainer and sports medicine professional, is pleased to announce the launch of Impact My Team; an online crowd-funding...