2022 MAATA Meeting Wrap-Up

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2022 MAATA Meeting Wrap-Up

Call for proposals for Free Communications

The Call for proposals for Free Communications is now open. This is a call for free communications presentations for Certified Athletic Trainers who would like to present a poster presentation at MAATA 2022. The submission deadline is 5:00pm Central Time...
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Call for proposals for Free Communications

MAATA CEU Offerings!

The MAATA has partnered with Innovative CEUs to provide online Category A and EBP home study courses. These courses are available to members and non-members of the MAATA. In response to the pandemic, all MAATA courses on ICEU have been drastically reduced until December 31, 2020.
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MAATA CEU Offerings!

District Director’s Update-March 2017

Happy Athletic Training Month!  Thank you to the nearly 900 members of the MAATA who made the journey to Omaha for the MAATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia.  This was one of the most successful district meetings on record with great educational programming, fantastic speakers, and plenty of quality CEUs and EBPs.  A special thank … Read more

MAATA News Update-Kansas

Kansas Athletic Trainers Hit the Hill in Topeka, for the 1st Annual “Hit the Hill Day”.  Led and coordinated by John Burns and the KATS Board of Directors, members were able to visit with 47 Legislators; athletic trainers were able to promote athletic training as a licensed healthcare profession with unique qualifications and expertise which … Read more

YP Rounds-May 2017

D5 YPC will be hosting the “Young Professionals Rounds” on May 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM Central Standard Time. This is an opportunity for YP’s to get together and discuss case and practice questions. In order to participate, you must have a Google account. The conversation will be held on Google Hangouts which is accessible … Read more

MAATA News-Nebraska Update

Sarah “Renee” Craft, University of Nebraska Athletic Training Student, is a recipient of the 2017 NIRSA William N. Wasson Leadership and Academic Award. Renee earned this award due to her hard work and dedication in the Injury Prevention and Care Department at UNL Campus Recreation. She is a first responder for the campus recreation center … Read more

MAATA News-Oklahoma Update

The Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Student Leadership Committee is hosting their Annual Athletic Training Day on February 24th, 2017 on the campus of the University of Tulsa. This event is geared to all individuals that are interested in the athletic training profession. Attendees will be high school and college students along with their parents or … 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

YP Spotlight-December 2016

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Kearney, Nebraska PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Family Physical Therapy. I provide outreach to a few area schools and half to Kearney High School. JOB TITLE: Athletic Trainer FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: This would have to be working with the student athletes. I enjoy building relationships and helping them achieve their athletic goals … Read more

MAATA HOF Member John Baxter Passes Away

MAATA HOF Member John “Doc” Baxter passed away on November 3rd, 2016. “Doc” was a fixture at Emporia Sate, serving as head athletic trainer from 1966-2012. In addition to being inducted into the MAATA Hall of Fame in 1998, he was also a Hall of Fame member of the ESU Athletics Hall of Honor, Emporia State … 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