Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
Our mission

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

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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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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