myPlaybook: The Freshman Experience
The NCAA Sport Science Institute has extended is partnership with Prevention Strategies an The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness to provide myPlaybook: The Freshman Experience; an online health and wellness resource for freshman student-athletes.
myPlaybook: The Freshman Experience, an online, evidence-based program designed to promote student-athlete well-being through healthy behavioral strategies, provides a curriculum of interactive educational modules that support the student-athlete wellness efforts of member schools.
The curriculum includes core modules for alcohol, banned and recreational drugs and sexual violence prevention as well as supplemental modules for mental health, time management, sleep wellness sport nutrition and hazing prevention; and is available at no cost to freshman student-athletes at NCAA member institutions.
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.