Call for Proposals – 42nd Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium

The Mid America Athletic Trainers Association (MAATA) Education Committee is inviting proposals for professional presentations at the 2021 Annual Meeting and Symposium in La Vista, NE, March 18- 20, 2021. Athletic  Trainers and other healthcare professionals are encouraged to submit proposals for the following: – Priority Topic Proposals – Due by August 31, 2020 (Emergency … Read more

2020 Free Communication Poster Presentations

Below are the virtual poster presentations that were slotted to display at the 2020 MAATA Annual Meeting and Symposium. Questions can be directed to the presenters at the contact info within their presentation. Perceived Stress and Coping Skills in Professional Master’s Level Athletic Training Students Emily Madrak, PhD(c), LAT, ATC | Jennifer L. Volberding, PhD, … Read more

NATAPAC Fundraiser at MAATA Meeting

  NATAPAC would like to announce a new way to support the PAC!!  You are now able to purchase this beautiful glass stein at MAATA registration ($30), it will allow you to drink free beer at all the MAATA social events all weekend!! Please join us March 28-30 in Tulsa for MAATA and have a … Read more

District 5 Announces Hall of Fame class of 2019

The MAATA would like to congratulate the Hall of Fame class of 2019: Ron Dunn Rusty McKune Mark Coberley Through their service and leadership, these three certified athletic trainers  have made a resounding impact on the profession and the members of District 5.  The District is fortunate to benefit from the contributions of these three … Read more

IMPORTANT-Proposed Changes to MAATA By-Laws

  MAATA members, The MAATA Board of Directors (BOD) has been closely evaluating how and when the elected members take office. The BOD voted to change the Policies and Procedures so that all officer elections take place in late fall, instead of running some elections in the spring and others in the fall.  This gives newly … Read more

2017 MAATA Honors and Awards Recipients

The MAATA Honors and Awards Committee is proud to present this year’s awards recipients. Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Steve Barrett Stephen Knoche Athletic Training Service Award – Rusty McKune Educator of the Year Award – Karla Bruntzel Dr. Denis Izzy Isrow Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award – Evan Craft Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer – … Read more

2017 MAATA Free Communications Call for Proposals

Proposals are now being accepted from those who wish to present at 2017 District V (MAATA) meeting. Our goal is to provide Athletic Trainers and other Allied Health Care Professionals from all settings with an opportunity to disseminate information through an oral or written forum. Deadline for all abstract submissions is 5:00 PM (CST) on … Read more

2017 Research Grant Call for Proposals

The MAATA Research and Education Grants Committee would like to announce that the application period for the 2017 is now open. For more information on the grants, application process and any other information, please follow the link below: MAATA RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATION INFORMATION Phillip Vardiman, PhD, LAT, ATC Research and Education Grants Comittee Chair pvardiman@ksu.edu