NATA Foundation

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The NATA Foundation 5k Fun Run, sponsored by Gatorade, returns in 2014. Bring your running shoes and join us at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 26.  The locale is White River State Park which is a quick walk from the Indiana Convention Center and the downtown hotels. The cost is $20 prior to June 4, 2014 and $25 thereafter, including on-site (it can be added to your general convention registration). Proceeds benefit the NATA Research & Education Foundation.


NATA Foundation Fundraiser with the Indiana Fever

The NATA Research & Education Foundation is hosting an exciting fundraiser during the 2014 NATA convention! Join us as we watch the WNBA’s Indiana Fever take on the Phoenix Mercury on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. Not only will you get to watch WNBA All Stars Tamika Catchings, Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner battle it out on the court, but it will be an excellent opportunity to relax and network with your AT colleagues from across the country. The Fever will donate a portion of each ticket sold to the NATA Foundation. For more information and to buy your tickets, visit the Indiana Fever’s website.



NATA Foundation Booth

Visit our booth in the NATA Connect section of the AT Expo to learn more about the important work your NATA Foundation is doing on behalf of the profession.
Thursday, June 26    10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, June 27          10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 28     10:00 am – 1:00 pm


Silent Auction

Stop by the NATA Foundation’s Silent Auction booth in the NATA Connect section of the AT Expo to browse and bid on an array of items including sports memorabilia, educational materials, hotel packages and much, much more! All proceeds benefit the NATA Research & Education Foundation.
Thursday, June 26     10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, June 27           10:00 am – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm Auction Closes – Winning bidders may pick up items from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friday or 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturday


Free Communications Program

The Free Communication Program provides a forum for researchers and clinicians to disseminate research and clinical case studies. More than 275 abstracts are selected annually for oral, thematic and poster presentations.

Free Comm posters will be displayed throughout the week in a special section of AT Expo. Attendees can view the posters anytime during hours. Don’t forget to stop by again on (TBD) when authors will be on hand to meet attendees and answer questions about their important work.
Thursday, June 26     10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, June 27           10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 28      10:00 am – 1:00 pm


Distinguished Scholar Presentations

Exchange lecturers from the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine will speak about their research. The NATA Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, New Investigator Award and Doctoral Dissertation Award and Free Communications Student Award winners will also be formally recognized at this two-hour session.
Thursday, June 264:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Pinky Newell Scholarship & Leadership Breakfast

Reservations Required

Join the NATA Foundation at this networking event recognizing our 2014 scholarship recipients, Athletic Training Student Challenge winners, and the students chosen for top honors in the Deloss Brubaker Student Writing Contest. Seats will fill up fast, so reserve your space today!
Saturday, June 18     8:00 am – 9:45 am