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

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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Research on Drinking Games Presented by Dr. Byron L. Zamboanga
On October 15, 2014 Dr. Byron L. Zamboanga, Professor of Psychology at Smith College, presented current research on drinking games at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His presentation provided an in-depth summary and synthesis of the current drinking games research. He specifically touched on the characteristics of drinking games; th
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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Adopted myPlaybook
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has partnered with the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness (IPAHW) and the National Center for Drug Free Sport to deliver myPlaybook to more than 260 schools and 60,000 student-athletes beginning in the 2015/16 academic year.  IPAHW is excited to have the NAIA as a partner
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UPCOMING EVENTS
DR. WYRICK PRESENTING AT NCAA APPLE
April 17 - April 19
Myrtle Beach, SC