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2014-04-01 23:29:36

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) has been hard at work trying to develop and expand legislative awareness and gain legislative recognition as part of its National Athletic Training Month efforts. In addition to securing a NYS resolution for March 2014 as Athletic Training Month, local proclamations have also been established this year on Long Island and a Legislative Letter Writing Campaign has added more than five co-sponsors to the AT bills (A6678 and S4465)...

2014-03-31 23:00:38

Sports Brain has debuted its baseline concussion testing programs at KEVA Sports Center in Middleton, Wisconsin. “We are very excited to get this testing center open,” said Roy Kessel, one of the Founders of Sports Brain. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “Sports Brain’s testing model does not rely solely on a computerized neurocognitive test,” said Kessel. “We have strongly advocated for a multi-faceted testing approach for a long time and recent studies have...

2014-03-31 23:00:09

Sports Brain has debuted its baseline concussion testing programs at multiple locations around the Metro Chicago area. Sports Brain has launched testing locations at Players U. in Mt. Prospect, IL, Albany Park Community Center on the north side of the City of Chicago and at its Sports Brain Concussion Lab in Northbrook, Illinois. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “We are very excited to get these testing centers open,” said Roy Kessel, one of the Founders of Sports Brain....

2014-03-26 23:29:27

In honor of National Athletic Training Month (NATM) and to promote awareness to a national audience, certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and student-athletes from four states, including New York, convened at The Today Show plaza to kick off the month-long event. In addition, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA), has organized a variety of other state-wide initiatives to bring sport-related health and safety into the spotlight. New York, NY...

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...

2014-03-15 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,...

2014-02-28 23:30:55

Sports Brain has announced the launch of a national survey about the baseline concussion testing practices being implemented at all level of sports. The survey is designed to gather information which will allow colleges, high schools, youth sports organizations and professional sports franchises to benchmark themselves against the practices of their peers. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 “We are very excited about the launch of this survey because we believe that it will...

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...


Latest Athletic training Reference Libraries

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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