Our mission

To improve the health and wellness of all athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective programs, policies, and practices
  • IPAHW is at the forefront of excellence in health promotion for athletes of all ages and levels of competition.
  • We work collaboratively with a variety of organizations to provide educational resources and support through evidence-based programming, training, and research/evaluation.

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RECENT NEWS

Workshop for the Illinois Higher Education Center
Dr. David L. Wyrick, Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, and Mary Wilfer, Associate Director of the NCAA Sport Science Institute, conducted a full-day workshop on February 5th for the Illinois Higher Education Center. 30 attendees from across the state of Illinois attended the workshop to learn about effective strate
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Congratulations Dr. Chris Seitz!
Dr. Chris Seitz, a former doctoral graduate research assistant with IPAHW, has been offered a Fullbright U.S. Scholar Program grant. Dr. Seitz's work, "Measuring the transformative impact of in-person and web-based photovoice exhibits on attendees and on a third-level institution's smoking policy," will be conducted during the 2016-17 academic year
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