Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
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The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness at the University of North Carolina at 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. Find Out More

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RECENT NEWS

Moving On! Helping Student-Athletes After College
When an individual is no longer a student-athlete what does that mean? For the many student-athletes who have been involved in athletics for years, life after sport can be challenging. Dr. Erin Reifsteck, a post-Doctoral fellow with the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, received funding from the NCAA to develop and implement a pro
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The Evolution of an Online AOD Prevention Program
Dr. Wyrick and Dr. Rulison presenting "The evolution of an online AOD prevention program: from conceptual model to scalable intervention with an eye toward optimization."
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NCAA Research Grant Recipients
We are excited to announce that one of the Institute’s very own Erin J. Reifsteck, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Research Fellow is a selected recipient of the NCAA research grant. Development of a physical activity transition program for former college student-athletes is the project's topic. The NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant
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