IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF
HEALTHCARE IN SPORTS
The mission of the IATA is to improve the quality of healthcare in the State of Illinois through the advancement, promotion, and improvement of the athletic training profession at all levels, and to promote a better working relationship among those interested in athletic training by providing a means for a free exchange of ideas.
Special Olympics International is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer, and the celebration is right here in Illinois. Read on to learn about athletic trainers' relationship with Special Olympics, and to find out how you can be a part of this celebration!
With the debut of the new website, all email addresses for board and committee members have changed!
Concerned by the rising number of ankle injuries in athletes of all ages, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) have created a prevention program to help stop ankle injuries from occurring. While most common ankle injuries for athletes are usually sprains or fractures, there have been a rising number of patients with Achilles injuries, according to the National Institutes of Health.