Sport Science Institute

CARE Consortium: Sleep duration and concussion recovery

Nicole Hoffman led a team of researchers who examined how someone's sleep duration affects symptoms and recovery in the days after a concussion.

CARE Consortium: Concussion test-retest reliability

Researchers examined the performance of commonly used concussion assessment tools in a November 2017 paper published in Sports Medicine.

Third Annual NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Conference

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense, the Big Ten Conference and University of Wisconsin, will host the Third Annual Department of Defense Grand Alliance Concussion Conference: A New Era of...

NCAA Division I Health and Safety Survey

In August 2017, NCAA legislation went into effect that requires Division I member schools to complete an annual health and safety survey. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the survey: What is the purpose of the health...

NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Reporting FAQs

This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Report legislation. To report a catastrophic injury or fatality, visit the online reporting portal at www.sportinjuryreport.org/NCAAReport . What...

NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Reporting

NCAA Association-wide legislation requires member schools to report annually on all student-athlete fatalities and catastrophic injuries, regardless of whether such fatality/injury is sport-related. Although fatalities and catastrophic...

Air Quality

In September 2018, the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports updated its 2016 guidance related to student-athlete practice and competition activities in poor air quality conditions: This guidance is...

NCAA Board of Governors Policy on Campus Sexual Violence FAQ

When does the policy take effect? The policy is effective immediately. The first deadline for attesting that the requirements have been met was May 15, 2018. Annual deadlines on May 15 will follow after the first year. What is the deadline...

Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit

Developed in collaboration with athletics stakeholders and campus substance abuse prevention experts, the Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit provides recommended approaches and evidence-based resources for athletics administrators to...

Athletics Health Care Administrator Resource Center

The athletics health care administrator is a designated position, mandated by NCAA Independent Medical Care legislation (Division I Constitution 3.2.4.16, Division II 3.3.4.17, Division III 3.2.4.18). The legislation requires each NCAA...

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