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.



Researchers Receive Grant to Study Esport Student-Athletes
IPAHW Founding Director and Chief Prevention Officer David Wyrick Ph.D. and Managing Director Jeff Milroy MPH, DrPH., have been selected to receive a UNC Greensboro School of Health and Human Sciences' Faculty Research Grant for The Esport Athlete Mental health Study (TEAMS) study. The study will examine a national sample of esp
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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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