Our mission

To improve the health and wellness of all athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective programs, policies, and practices
  • The Center 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.



What It’s Like to Retire in Your Early 20s - Researcher Interviewed by The Atlantic
Our colleague Dr. Erin Reifsteck was interviewed by The Atlantic for the article “What It’s Like to Retire in Your Early 20s“ on the challenges athletes face when their competitive careers come to an end. Dr. Reifsteck’s research led her to develop Moving On! Developed by former-student athletes and researchers at UNC Greensboro, MovingO
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Research into Esport Athlete Well-being Featured
UNCG News highlighted the research being done by the Center for Athlete Well-being  and Prevention Strategies on esport athletes' well-being. The article discusses TEAMS (The Esport Athlete Mental well-being Study) the largest academic study to date about esports athletes’ perceptions and experiences; including academic experiences, relationship
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