Iowa Athletic Trainers' Society
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Posted October 9, 2014
The IAT’s have a long standing relationship with Iowa High School Athletic Association, and one main reason for that is...
Posted July 2, 2014
Please read this joint letter from Alan Beste of the IAHSAA and Dustin Briggs, IATS president.
Posted June 5, 2014
Andy Niemann, ATC, made an appearance on a Mt. Pleasant radio station speaking about his role and the profession. Copy...
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About IATS

The Iowa Athletic Trainers Society is composed of highly skilled health care professionals who are nationally certified and state licensed.  Through research, education and service IATS works to advance, encourage, and improve the profession of athletic training and promote sports health and safety.

Athletic Training 101

Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients.  Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.  Athletic trainers in Iowa must have passed the Board of Certification national examination and be licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health to legally practice in Iowa.

Answers to frequently asked questions about athletic training.

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