Research study published in Journal of Adolescent Health
The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness’s Jeff Milroy DrPH, Managing Director, and David Wyrick PhD, Founding Director and Chief Prevention Officer, were part of a research team, along with Kelly L. Rulison PhD, Lindsey Sanders MSW, LCSW and Brandon Mendenhall MPH, studying the critical factors that influence concussion reporting
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Coaches Assist Featured in Athletics and the Law Article
IPAHW Managing Director Dr. Jeff Milory was recently featured in the Athletics and the Law article “Boost overall student‐athlete success by establishing a more supportive athletics department.” Dr. Milroy is one of the creators of Coaches Assist, a training program that coaches and staff can work through to practice having supportiv
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Presenting Research - Virtually
Managing Director Dr. Jeff Milroy and Graduate Research Assistant Dr. Lindsey Oakes recently presented preliminary findings of their research on campus recreation and sport needs of college students with intellectual and development disabilities to members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports Virtual College Leadership Network via virtual techno
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Work on Concussion Reporting Featured in UNCG Research Magazine
APC (Athletes, Parents and Coaches) was featured in the Spring 2020 edition of UNCG Research Magazine. The work, led by Dr Jeff Milroy, builds off of a study funded by the NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense, in which Dr. Milroy and Dr. David Wyrick explored the impact of athlete-coach relationships on concussion disclosure in college athletics.
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Publication looks at coaches role in promoting athlete mental well-being
A coach’s role should include fostering a team culture that supports athlete’s mental health, encouraging care-seeking and supporting athletes currently receiving mental healthcare. That conclusion is supporting in the paper “Determining the role of sport coaches in promoting athlete mental health: a narrative review and Delphi approach” wh
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