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OUR MISSION

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.

2019 Board Elections are open

Posted by: Andrea Kovalsky  | Friday, March 5th, 2019

2019 Board of Directors election applications are now available

William Michael "Sully" Sullivan

Posted by: Andrea Kovalsky, ATC  | Friday, December 5th, 2018

Service and Mass information for Sully

Special Olympics International turns 50!

Posted by: Andrea Kovalsky, ATC  | Thursday, June 4th, 2018

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!

Our Contact Information Has Changed

Posted by: Andrea Kovalsky  | Sunday, November 0th, 2016

With the debut of the new website, all email addresses for board and committee members have changed!

IATA & MOR Partner for Ankles For Life

Posted by: Andrea Kovalsky  | Monday, October 1st, 2016

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.

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