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2013-05-21 23:23:51

Behind the sponsorship of Senator Mark Grisanti (R-Buffalo) and Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Long Island), two identical bills have been introduced into the NYS legislature — one in the Senate and one in the Assembly — to update the Practice Act for athletic trainers (ATs). Since the inception of their Practice Act over twenty years ago, the AT profession has grown and evolved significantly, and this update is long overdue to ensure that certified athletic trainers can continue...

2013-05-13 16:24:25

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Headfirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care has announced they are now providing concussion care services to the Howard County community at Righttime Medical Care Center located in Columbia, Maryland at 6334 Cedar Lane. Righttime's HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care offers pre- and post-injury cognitive baseline testing, as well as follow-up care, to help students and their families, and other adults, navigate the road to...

2013-05-08 16:25:18

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert G. Graw, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Righttime Medical and founder of HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Centers, shared his expertise at a breakfast meeting with the Board of Directors of the Maryland Association of Parks and Recreations on the subject of Concussion Awareness at their annual conference in Ocean City April 16(th), 17(th), and 18(th). The theme of this year's conference is "Celebrate Maryland;...

2013-03-14 23:00:31

In honor of National Athletic Training Month (NATM), the New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) publicly launched its upgraded and enhanced website on March 1, 2013. Certified athletic trainers (ATs) are well-educated, highly skilled healthcare providers who, among other things, can be a valuable resource in regard to sport-related injury and illness recognition and management, as well as overall health and safety. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 As the statewide...

2013-03-13 23:03:02

Athletic Trainers across the Commonwealth celebrate National Athletic Trainer's Month. Educational programs are planned in the six regions of the state to provide Athletic Trainers with continuing education vital to the treatment of the physically active individuals within the Commonwealth. Lock Haven PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Pennsylvania State Sen. Tommy Tomlinson and State Rep. Mario Scavello recently introduced resolutions declaring March as Athletic Training Month in Pennsylvania with...

2013-03-12 16:23:38

ADDISON, Texas, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is taking part in National Athletic Training Month throughout March by recognizing the talents of athletic trainers in its organization, and the outcomes these skilled professionals help to achieve for its many employer-clients and patients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/MM15008LOGO) As one of the nation's largest providers of employer health care services, Concentra utilizes...

2013-03-07 08:30:23

CHICAGO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Athletic Training Month, Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers--the largest physical therapist owned and managed practice in the U.S.--specially recognizes its team of more than 70 certified athletic trainers (AT). Accelerated appreciates that its ATs are experts in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. In fact, Accelerated is joining the National Athletic Trainers'...

2013-02-28 23:02:45

March is National Athletic Training Month in the state of Pennsylvania and across the country. As such, the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers´ Society is once again organizing a trip to the state´s capitol to discuss pertinent matters and promote the field of Athletic Training with PA´s lawmakers on March 12, 2013. (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Since its inception in 1975, PATS has worked tirelessly to Promote, Advocate, Transact business, and Serve its members to advance the field...

2013-02-21 23:00:09

The New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) had the opportunity to present its annual awards at last month´s regional Eastern Athletic Trainers´ Association (EATA) Conference in Buffalo, NY. Plaques were presented to each of the student scholarship and professional award winners. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 On Saturday, January 5, 2013, NYSATA held an awards ceremony during its state business meeting. Three undergraduate student scholarships and...

2013-02-18 23:04:29

Peduzzi, a Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers´ Society (PATS) member, has recently been named as the Eagles´ Head Athletic Trainer following the departure of long-time Head, Rick Burkholder. While each NFL team handles their business in slightly different ways, Chris was quick to point out, “The Eagles´ ownership has been extremely supportive of us in every way imaginable." Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 On February 23, 300+ men from all over the country will...