Educational Resources Please refer to the below links for educational support provided by the Educational Resources Committee (ERC) on various topics: “Research to Clinical Practice” Newsletter The ERC has prepared timely and helpful compilations of resources to make the latest science behind EBP easily accessible for athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. View past newsletters via the links below. February 2024: ACL and Return to Play January 2024: Sleep and Athletic Performance November 2023: Telehealth October 2023: Management of Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injuries September 2023: Blood Flow Restriction August 2023: Quality Improvement July 2023: Emergency Action Plans June 2023: Transgender Patient Care May 2023: The Athletic Trainer’s Role in Mental Health April 2023: Use of Tracking Technology March 2023: Documentation of Patient Care February 2023: Sudden Cardiac Arrest January 2023: Patient Reported Outcome Measures November 2022: Syndesmotic/High Ankle Sprains October 2022: Hamstring Strain Injuries September 2022: Concussion Management & Return to Play August 2022: Exertional Heat Illness Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation Are you being asked to write a letter or recommendation but not sure where to begin? The ERC, along with the scholarship committee, created this one-page infographic. It helps you structure your letter, steer clear of biases, and maintain consistency. This guide links you directly to various resources offering tips for writing an effective letter of recommendation. Video Series: Tips for submitting a Free Communications Abstract The Free Communications Committee, with support from the ERC, presents a new video series to assist individuals with submitting an abstract. Join Free Communications Committee members as they share tips and tricks for submitting a Mixed Methods, Survey or Qualitative Abstract. The videos will cover topics such as abstract guidelines, submission elements, and common reasons for rejection. Presentations are available on the Free Communications Page. September 2021 Timely Topics Series: The AT and Research & Education In collaboration with NATA, the NATA Foundation ERC has organized the September’s NATA Timely Topics Series event, “The AT and Research & Education”. Watch the series on demand on the NATA Timely Topics Series webpage Learn more about each session here. Infographics Vestibular-Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) VOMS Information Submitted by the ERC VOMS Infographic Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV Information Submitted by the ERC BPPV Infographic Webinars Examining the NATA Position Statements The NATA Foundation ERC and NATA Knowledge Initiatives Department created webinars to provide more resources and specific information to assist practicing clinicians, educators and future professionals with incorporating the position statements into practice. In 2019, the webinars focused on ACL injury, management of SLAP lesions and management of patellofemoral pain. View these webinars on the NATA PDC website. View and download the Positions Statements here.