Erica Albertin, LATE, ATC, PES

  Erica Albertin, LATE, ATC, PES Nerves Have Feelings Too: Neurodynamics of the Upper Extremity Integrating a comprehensive neurological movement assessment and treatment can return patients to optimal function quicker by restoring connection between the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Neurodynamics can be used in the treatment of pathologies including carpal tunnel syndrome or lateral epicondylitis.…

Keynote Speaker Will Bring the Laughs

We are excited to announce that Dr. Zubin Damania (ZDoggMD) will be bringing the house down with his comedic, inspirational message in Houston this summer as the 2017 NATA Keynote Speaker. Let’s just say this: You’ve probably never met a physician like Dr. Z before! During his 10 years as an internist at Stanford, he…

Luke Donovan, PhD, ATC

  Luke Donovan, PhD, ATC Translating Time Loss into Wins and Losses: Strategies for Promoting Injury Prevention Injury prevention is a key component of comprehensive athletic training care. Equipment and training based approaches have been found to be effective in the prevention of musculoskeletal injury; however, implementation of such efforts remains limited in the clinical…

Tom Kaminski, PhD, ATC. FNATA

  Tom Kaminski, PhD, ATC. FNATA Head Impact Sensor Technology: How Will This Impact Athletic Training Care in the Future? Athletic trainers providing care to athletes in lacrosse, ice hockey, and soccer are well aware of the increased risk of trauma to the head and the potential for sport-related concussions. Research now suggests that head…

Theodor Shybut, MD

  Theodor Shybut, MD Latarjet Procedure for Recurrent Glenohumeral Instability   A live interactive cadaveric Latarjet procedure will be demonstrated. Shoulder anatomy will be reviewed, with an emphasis on surgical landmarks and anatomy relevant to shoulder dislocation. The role of the athletic trainer as a surgical assistant and practitioner in clinical sports medicine surgery will…

Kathy Dieringer, EdD, LAT, ATC

  Kathy Dieringer, EdD, LAT, ATC Team Based Health Care: How to Implement Value Strategies for Athletic Trainers This presentation is designed to introduce tools and strategies for ATs across all settings to show their value. All ATs need to be able to understand and demonstrate their value to their patients, administrators, employers, and community…

Monica Lorenzo, MS, ATC, CES

  Monica Lorenzo, MS, ATC, CES The Other Side of the NBA: An Introspective Look at Preventative Athletic Training Programs for Two NBA Entertainment Teams This presentation will examine the creation of the athletic training programs for the New York Knicks Entertainment Teams and the Chicago Bulls Entertainment teams. Both programs objectives are to care…

Deena Kilpatrick, MS, LAT, ATC

Deena Kilpatrick, MS, LAT, ATC Demonstrating Return on Investment Within the Public Safety Setting As Athletic Trainers within the traditional setting, we are not typically forced to justify our position. However, as Athletic Training branches out into new, emerging settings, justification becomes a big part of remaining employed. We will explain the data that we…

Erik Wikstrom PhD, ATC, FACSM

  Erik Wikstrom PhD, ATC, FACSM University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Sensory Reweighting Following Musculoskeletal Injury: Implications for Rehabilitation   Musculoskeletal injuries alter neuromuscular control. Current interventions ignore sensory deficits and alterations in sensory information processing. Lack of knowledge in this area and thus the subsequent inability to treat these neurophysiologic alterations are…