2019 Call for MAATA Student Research Proposals

The 2019 Annual Meeting & Symposium will feature several oral and poster presentations for all Faculty, Staff and Students.

Proposals are now being accepted from those who wish to present at this year’s District – V Student Section MAATA meeting.  Our goal is to provide Student Athletic Trainers with an opportunity to disseminate information through an oral or written forum.  Deadline for all abstract submissions is 5:00 PM (CST) on Friday, November 2, 2018.  Once submitted, each abstract will go through a blinded peer-reviewed process.  Letters of notification will be emailed to the primary/submitting author no later than December 14, 2018.

Oral Presentations:

  • Presentations will be scheduled on Saturday morning.
  • If accepted, author(s) will be notified of the time of their presentation.
  • Each presentation should be 15 minutes in length, followed by a 5-minute question and answer session.

Poster Presentations:

  • Posters will be displayed for a specific amount of time on Saturday.
  • The author(s) are expected to stand next to their poster during the predetermined time.
  • If accepted, author(s) will be notified of the date and time for setting up their poster and the time for which they should be available for question and answers.

Submission Instructions:

Please follow all of the following guidelines to be considered for presentation:

  • Students are expected to have a faculty mentor who has assisted in the review of the abstract being submitted
  • All forms must be typed. No handwritten forms will be accepted
  • The abstract submission process is similar to the NATAREF peer-reviewed track (natafoundation.org).
  • Your page margins must be set at 1 inch on all sides using the standard 8.5 x 11 inch format.
  • Use Times New Romans 12 point Font with single spacing.
  • Provide the title starting at the top left margin.
  • On the next line, indent 3 spaces enter the author(s) last name, then initials (without spaces or periods), followed by a comma, and continue for all additional authors (if any), end with a colon.
  • Following the colon, indicate the institution (including city and state) where the research was conducted (author and institutional information does not count in the word limit).
  • Abstract structured headings must be per NATAREF guidelines (e.g. Context, Objective, Design, Setting, …).
    • Those submitting “Tips from the Field” do not have to follow a structured heading. Submissions should be structured in a logical fashion.
  • There is a 450-word limit for Basic Research, Meta-Analysis Research, Systematic Reviews, and Qualitative or Survey submissions.
  • There is a 600-word limit for Clinical Case Reports, Clinical Case Series, Current Issues, or Tips from the Field.
    • Limit is on words, not characters.  Do not use bullets, italics, bold or underline to emphasize major points.
  • The abstract must be typed using a word processing program and inserted on the next page of this abstract submission form.
  • The primary author submitting the proposal should receive notification of acceptance on or around December 15, 2017
  • Please direct questions to: Rachel Hildebrand, PhD, ATC (rachel-hildebrand@utulsa.edu)

 Submissions must be sent to d5.studentabstracts@gmail.com

Submissions must be made by student presenter

Submissions by faculty on behalf of the student will not be considered for presentation

MAATA Student Call for Proposals 2019