Sport Science Institute

Mind, Body and Sport: Mood disorders and depression

An excerpt from the Sport Science Institute’s guide to understanding and supporting student-athlete mental wellness that details how to identify and treat mood disorders and depression.

Mind, Body and Sport: Depression and anxiety prevalence in student-athletes

An excerpt from the Sport Science Institute’s guide to understanding and supporting student-athlete mental wellness that details how common depression and anxiety disorders are in student-athletes.

Mind, Body and Sport: Anxiety disorders

An excerpt from the Sport Science Institute’s guide to understanding and supporting student-athlete mental wellness that details how to identify and treat anxiety disorders.

Athletics Health Care Administration Best Practices

The NCAA Sport Science Institute and leading scientific and sports medicine organizations have developed recommendations for athletics departments and athletics health care providers to use in the delivery of care for college athletes...

Year-Round Football Practice Contact Recommendations

The NCAA Sport Science Institute and leading scientific and sports medicine organizations have developed recommendations for athletics departments and coaches to use as they plan their year-round football practice sessions. These...

Concussion Diagnosis and Management Best Practices

The NCAA Sport Science Institute and leading scientific and sports medicine organizations have developed best practices for athletics departments and sports medicine staff to use as they implement concussion diagnosis and management...

Sports Nutrition Organizations Feeding Education to NCAA Student-Athletes

Two prominent sports nutrition member organizations in the U.S. have formed an alliance with the NCAA Sport Science Institute (NCAA SSI) to provide timely and relevant nutrition education for NCAA student-athletes. The Collegiate &...

NCAA Doping, Drug Education and Drug Testing Task Force

The NCAA Sport Science Institute convened a Doping, Drug Education and Drug Testing Task Force in July 2013 (for a list of task force members see NCAA Doping Drug Testing and Drug Education Task Force Members ). The purpose of the task...

NCAA funds study examining the long-term effects of concussions in sports

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org The NCAA has awarded a pair of leading concussion researchers a $399,999 grant, which will help subsidize a potentially groundbreaking study examining the long-term effects of head injuries in college athletes...

NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant Program History

Prepared by David S. Anderson, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development, George Mason University Evaluation Consultant, NCAA CHOICES Program Three decades ago, the NCAA embarked on a journey inspired by a vision of...

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