The California Athletic Trainers’ Association (CATA) strives to improve the quality of health care for athletes, patients and clients and enhance the profession of Athletic Training, through leadership, education, and cooperative efforts with other organizations and allied health professions.

Letter writing campaign has begun!

Follow this link to write your letter to help pass AB 1890 for athletic training licensure in California! -

For more information on the bill, click here.

AB 1890 Introduced in the Assembly

On February 19, 2014, the California Athletic Trainers’ Association (CATA) with Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), introduced AB 1890 otherwise known as the “Athletic Trainers Practice Act.” Read more…

The timing was great as our Hit the Hill event was Monday February 24, 2014 and we were able to have some very productive conversations with our legislators. Thank you to all the dedicated athletic trainers that showed up to the State Capitol!

Join the Sports Medicine Team for AIDS Lifecyle 2014! June 1-7.

The Sports Medicine Team treats and educates injured Cyclists along the 545 mile route from San Francisco to LA.  Tents, meals, and showers are provided in camp each night! The team is looking for ATs, PTs, PTAs and students in each discipline. Read more…

For further information on volunteering with the Sports Medicine Team, contact Greg Waltner, MS,ATC/R at


Positional Release Therapy Institute

Upper Quarter Educational Session in Riverside, CA

Saturday May 10 – Sunday May 11, 2014

In this session, upper quarter PRT techniques and clinical approaches to specific pathological conditions are addressed, such as impingement syndrome, bicep tendonitis and others.

CATA members get $100 discount, bringing the price to $265 for 10.5 CEUs. Enter catamember in the promotional code box. Click here for more details.


CE Courses in Sports Medicine designed by ATCs for ATCs. Over 350 BOC Approved Units.
Your CEUs are due this year. Get them done in a convenient, cost-effective and easy-to-use format with online courses from Sport Medics


UCSF Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Conference:
‘The Acutely Injured Athlete’

This year’s theme “The Acutely Injured Athlete” will focus on musculoskeletal problems that require urgent referral for physician evaluation. As certified athletic trainers and physical therapists you are on the front lines of orthopaedic care. This course will help you identify red flag athletic injuries in both pediatric and adult athletes.  Register here or read more…

Advocates for Injured Athletes launches “Athletes Saving Athletes”


Advocates for Injured Athletes, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping student athletes, recently launched “Athletes Saving Athletes,” a program which empowers student athletes by teaching them life-saving skills.

Certified athletic trainers deliver the curriculum and teach student athlete leaders to recognize and care for injuries such as concussion, head and neck injuries, sudden cardiac arrest, diabetic emergencies, asthma and heat illness.

Learn more about Athletes Saving Athletes and how you and your school can get involved.











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