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.



Publication Examines Student-Athletes’ Help-Seeking Behaviors
Researchers from The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness, Prevention Strategies and UNC Greensboro published “A Social Ecological Framework: Counselors' Role in Improving Student Athletes' Help‐Seeking Behaviors” in the Journal of College Counseling. The research’s abstract; “Student athletes' demands increase their ris
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Collaborative Community Launched to Promote Athlete Well-Being
The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro, along with its partner organization Prevention Strategies, has launched the Athlete Well-Being Network. The Athlete Well-Being Network is a free, collaborative online community where collegiate athletics professionals can engage with their peers around the topic of athlete
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