About JATO


Mission Statement

To develop and promote athletic training in Japan and Asia and contribute to the health of people participating in sports and physical activities at various levels by collaborating with national and international organizations in the area of sports medicine and sciences.


Purpose of JATO

1. In addition to promoting athletic training and educational activities, we aim to promote the official recognition of the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) certified Athletic Trainers(ATs) (BOC Certified ATs) in Japan.


2. We aim to improve academic knowledge and practical skill level on athletic training.


3. We will provide a place for members to freely exchange opinions and ideas on common interests in athletic training in Japan


4. We will create and arrange a cooperative system to efficiently carry out tasks with experts engaged in the athletic training industry.


Operations of JATO

1. Hold an annual symposium 

2. Hold an seminar

3. Publish a newsletter

4. Implement related works