The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is a professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. The majority of certified athletic trainers choose to be members of the NATA – to support their profession, and to receive a broad array of membership benefits. Find out more.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
The NCAA represents 1,024 active member institutions categorized into three divisions. The NCAA provides resources and programs for its membership to develop policy and practices that help student-athletes make the proper choices for healthy lifestyles. Resources specific to the areas of sports medicine, exercise, and safety are provided on the NCAA Health and Safety website. Find out more.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
The NAIA is home to nearly 300 member institutions, each dedicated to displaying character and respect in both athletics and academics. NAIA colleges and universities can be found throughout the United States and Canada. The Athletic Trainers Association (ATA) works in coordination with the NAIA to ensure that member institutions will have a safe environment to compete in. Find out more.
National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
The purpose of the NJCAA is to promote and foster junior college athletics on intersectional and national levels so that results will be consistent with the total educational program of its members. Find out more.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life. Find out more.
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is a multi-disciplinary organization of physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, collaboration and fellowship within the field of Sports Medicine. Find out more.
The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Founded in 1972, AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine. Find out more.
United State Olympic Committee (USOC)
The official site of the U.S. Olympic Team. To find information related to sports medicine and guidelines on dietary supplementation visit the education center for sports medicine. Athletic trainers and team physicians interested in the USOC volunteer program. Find out more.
National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)
The largest association of collegiate athletics administrators, NACDA boasts a membership of more than 6,100 individuals and more than 1,600 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Members include athletics directors, associate and assistant athletics directors, conference commissioners and affiliate individuals or corporations. Find out more.
American College Health Association
The American College Health Association (ACHA) is a professional
organization dedicated to the health needs of students at colleges and
universities. The ACHA represents healthcare providers including
physicians, physician assistants, administrators, nurses, nurse
practitioners, mental health professionals, health educators,
dietitians, pharmacists and other professionals dedicated to health
promotion on their campuses. Find out more.
American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM)
The AOASM is the oldest primary care based sports medicine specialty.
It was formed in 1984 to fulfill the mission of a branch of the healing arts profession which utilizes a
holistic, comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of sport and exercise-related
injuries, disorders, dysfunctions and disease processes. The founders, pioneers and expert sports medicine
specialists, realized that while there were several physician organizations that support sports medicine,
there was not a forum specific for Osteopathic sports medicine physicians.
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