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2014-03-25 23:29:36

Dangers associated with concussions are gaining unprecedented levels of respect by the athletic training community, according to cognitive neurologist Harry Kerasidis, M.D. who also gives his "Top 3 Keys For Concussion Management to Increase Compliance, Reduce Dangers." National Harbor, Maryland (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Dangers associated with concussions are gaining unprecedented levels of respect by the athletic training community, according to cognitive neurologist Harry...

2014-03-25 23:28:29

October 2013 & January 2014 courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation. The second presentation of the course started on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced level of training in...

2014-03-15 23:04:08

The Youth Sports Safety Alliance, founded by the National Athletic Trainers' Association held its fifth annual summit in Washington DC this week with Dr. Jay Greenstein representing the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Greenstein's Sport and Spine Rehab organization will also present safety awareness workshops at its locations beginning this month. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 The Youth Sports Safety Alliance is comprised of a group of organizations committed to...

2014-03-11 12:26:18

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, is providing an educational grant to support a continuing medical education program for certified athletic trainers that has been developed by The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge Health (BSI) in Baltimore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO The brainchild of Dennis Rivenburgh, MS,...

2014-02-27 23:34:01

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) continues to develop a supportive professional relationship with the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP). NYSATA was again part of the sports medicine planning and presentation at the NYSAFP Winter Weekend Conference in January and had a member athletic trainer’s concussion management article featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Family Doctor, the NYSAFP’s professional journal. Lake Placid, NY (PRWEB)...

2014-02-26 23:34:54

Athletic trainers and athletic training students will be at the Today Show plaza on the morning of Friday, February 28th to celebrate the launch of the 14th annual National Athletic Training Month. This year’s theme is: “We’ve Got Your Back.” New York, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 ATHLETIC TRAINERS KICK OFF NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH AT THE TODAY SHOW PLAZA ON FEBRUARY 28TH The theme of 2014 National Athletic Training Month is “We’ve Got Your Back” WHO: Over 200...

2014-02-24 16:25:17

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three certified athletic trainers at HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Center have just completed specialized training with the ImPACT baseline concussion testing program. HeadFirst Director of Sports Medicine Eric Hansen, ATC/L, Program Administrator Daniel Pokrifka, ATC, and Educator Victoria Simonette, ATC, are now ITAT (ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer) certified. This certification designates them as leaders in administering...

2014-02-14 12:24:29

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, has hired Eric Hansen, ATC/L, as Director of Sports Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Mr. Hansen's extensive background as a certified athletic trainer makes him especially suited to integrating Righttime's sports medicine initiatives. The HeadFirst program focuses on education, evaluation and treatment of...

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,...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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