2016 Call for Abstracts – DEADLINE EXTENDED until November 18th, 2015

Submission Fee: $30.00 for Peer Reviewed Track Submissions $25.00 for Student Exchange Track Submissions

Due to technical difficulties we have extended the deadline for submissions until midnight on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015.

Thank you for your interest in the NATA Research and Education Foundation Free Communications Program. Our goal is to provide a forum where researchers and clinicians can disseminate research and clinical case studies. However, NATA Research and Education Foundation expects abstracts to meet a minimum level of scholarly and academic rigor and only accepts high quality submissions for oral or poster presentation.  Please click here for more information.

NATA Foundation is pleased to welcome the following individuals to the Board of Directors with terms beginning June 2016

Timothy Sensor, ATC, LAT  – District 2 Chair (elected for first 3-year term)

Jill Manners, MS, ATC, PT – District 3 Chair (re-elected for second 3-year term)

Scott T. Richter, EdM, ATC/L – District 10 Chair  (elected for first 3-year term)

Brian Conway, ATC – Vice President, Finance (elected for first 2-year term)

Robert Kersey, PhD, ATC – Vice President of Governance (re-elected for second 2-year term)

Tom Abdenour, DHSc, ATC, CES, PES – At-Large Director (elected for first 3-year term)

With Brian Conway joining the Board as VP, Finance, we will be accepting District 6 Director applications until December 15th.  Please submit a Nomination Form , a Commitment to Serve Form, as well as a current CV or resume to Robert Kersey, PhD, ATC – Vice President of Governance (rkersey@fullerton.edu).

Aurora resizedCongratulations to the 2015 Athletic Training Student Challenge Winner…

Aurora University – Aurora, Illinois

Thru their 5k run, this group raised $2,552.70 for the NATA Foundation!

A special thank you to ALL schools who participated in this year’s Challenge:

Aurora University – Florida International University – Indiana University – Oregon State University – University of Florida – University of Montana – University of Wisconsin – Western Carolina University

The NATA Foundation Announces Request for Proposals – Advancing Research in Education

The NATA Research and Education Foundation announces funding available to support research grant proposals designed to produce educational research in athletic training.  In a collaborative effort, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the NATA Research and Education Foundation have dedicated funds for this initiative.  The direct costs over the study period must not exceed $10,000.
Read the complete Advancing Research in Education RFP. All proposals will be submitted to the NATA Research and Education Foundation under the General Grant Program.