Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
Our mission

The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is at the forefront of excellence in health promotion for athletes of all ages and levels of competition. We have a VISION to improve the health and wellness of athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective policies and practices. It is our MISSION to work collaboratively with a variety of organizations to provide educational resources and support through evidence-based programming, training, and research/evaluation to promote athlete health and wellness thereby fostering lifelong athlete development. Find Out More

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RECENT NEWS

APPLE Presentation
When it comes to talking to and supporting student-athletes about life issues, such as mental health, substance abuse, and relationship issues, there are simple but unique strategies coaches can use. The interactive session builds upon the principles of health coaching – a goal oriented style of interacting with and providing ongoing
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Moving On: Staying Physically Active After College Sports
Our very own Dr. Erin Reifsteck's article on staying physically active after college sports is featured in the NCAA Sport Science Institute Newsletter. To read the full article click here.
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2014 NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant
The NCAA CHOICES program provides funding for NCAA member institutions and conferences TO INTEGRATE athletics into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. NCAA CHOICES projects must partner athletics with other campus departments in the development and implementation of effective alcohol-education projects.
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