A collection of online lessons that use evidence-based strategies to promote the health and well-being of student-athletes. Specific strategies include social norms, behavioral expectancies, behavioral intentions, as well as bystander, decision making, stress management, goal setting, and harm prevention skills.
The core myPlaybook course includes AOD (alcohol and other drug) prevention and sexual violence prevention modules. In addition to the core course, brief booster courses are also available and include such topics as; Prescription and OTC Drugs, Stress Management, Dietary Supplements & Nutrition, Tobacco, Marijuana and Alcohol
Prevention Strategies promotes the adoption, implementation and sustainability of best practices to improve the well-being of athletes and young adults; translating prevention science into effective programs, policies and practices.
Prevention Strategies, LLC is the commercialization partner of The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro. David L. Wyrick, PhD spun the company out of the university in March 2006 with the help of his research partners, Melodie Fearnow-Kenney, PhD and Cheryl Haworth Wyrick, PhD.