Press Releases & ATs in the News

NYSATA ATs Provide Expert Testimony at NYC Youth Concussion & Sports Safety Hearing

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) was invited to attend and provide expert testimony at a hearing in NYC to consider two introductory bills regarding youth sports safety, including appropriate medical coverage in youth football leagues. Joining a long list of various medical professionals, researchers, school officials, and athletic personnel, NYSATA President, Aimee...

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NYSATA Interacts with NYS Family Physicians

For the third consecutive year, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) took part in the New York State Academy of Family Physicians Winter Weekend Conference.  NYSATA hosted an exhibit booth to offer information about the educational background, knowledge and skill-set of certified athletic trainers (ATs) and how they can work hand-in-hand with family physicians to provide...

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NYS Athletic Trainers Network with NYS School Nurses

In the name of promoting quality healthcare in the school population, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) participated in the NYS Association of School Nurses (NYSASN) conference for the first time this past November.  NYSATA representatives hosted an exhibit booth to open dialogue on sports safety, concussion management, and how the certified athletic trainer (AT) and...

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NYSATA’s 2nd Annual “AT Recognition Week” Goes Viral

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) extends their sincere appreciation to all NYS institutions that participated in “Athletic Training Recognition Week” earlier this fall to promote sports safety at all levels of athletic participation.  The 2nd annual event was a social media sensation drawing participation from a handful of other states and reach of nearly 300 million!...

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Ray Ciancaglini Featured on Concussion TV Special and Receives Courage Award

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to promote efforts that provide public awareness about important sports safety topics, including concussion.  Recently, a NYSATA-endorsed concussion awareness advocate, Ray Ciancaglini of The Second Impact, was featured on a local television special focused on sports concussion (Rochester’s WXXI “Need to Know”)...

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2014 NYSATA AT Week #Who’sYourAT reaches > 2 Million!

Phenomenal work NYSATA members and athletic trainer (AT) supporters for helping to make the 2nd Annual AT Recognition Week in NYS (10/17-10/26/14) a resounding success! #WhosYourAT initiative and contest tallied 5,900 tweets, 20,800 re-tweets (RTs), and a 2.83 million reach!  What a great example of the power of social media – and the appreciation of ATs in NYS! The winner of...

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