Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association Annual Symposium and Members Meeting

March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019

Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center

Tulsa, OK

Conference Details

Gatorade is proud to support the Annual MAATA Symposium and Members Meeting. We will be offering a variety of opportunities to meet with, recognize and support the continuing education of athletic trainers at the conference, including:

Gatorade Expo Booth 
Stop by the Gatorade booth to sample the newest hydration products, build your own athlete resource toolkit with Gatorade Performance Partner resources, and to connect with local G Force representatives

Managing Post-Exercise Inflammation - From Ibuprofen to Cherries
Presented by: Roberta Anding, MS, RD, LD, CDE, CSSD
March 30: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Salon VI-VII) 
Chronic inflammation in athletes, as a result of training or injury, is often treated with NSAIDS. Although generally recognized as safe, long term use may have deleterious consequences including gastrointestinal and renal complications. This session will examine the alternatives to the management of chronic inflammation—including incorporating anti-inflammatory compounds in the diet such as those found in tart cherries (in addition to many other foods), and inform athletic trainers on how to make the best recommendations for their athletes.

Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award Presentation
March 29: 2:15 p.m. (Salon VI-VII) 
The Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award recognizes a certified athletic trainer from each NATA district who has made outstanding contributions in furthering their high school’s athletic care program and the overall profession of secondary school athletic training. 

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