The page is devoted to important and timely documents developed by the NCAA Sport Science Institute in partnership with leading medical sports medicine organizations, experts and member schools.
A resource of best practice guidance for team physicians and athletic trainers to support and promote the cardiovascular care of college athletes.
A resource of best practice guidance for team physicians and athletic trainers to support and promote concussion and repetitive head exposure safety for college athletes. It includes downloadable resources including a concussion safety protocol checklist.
A resource of best practice guidance for athletics administrators and campus partners to support and promote the mental health of college athletes, developed and endorsed by the most prominent medical and mental health organizations in the nation. It includes downloadable resources such as checklists, emergency action planning guidance and screening tools.
This downloadable handbook provides guidance for directors of athletics, athletic trainers and team physicians to promote a safe environment for college athletes and to assist in the development of sports medicine policies and practices that support student-athlete health and safety.
A collection of chapters from experts in the field combined with first-person stories designed to help student-athletes, athletics administrators and campus partners understand and support student-athlete mental wellness.
These recommendations for NCAA football coaches include year-round football practice guidance that addresses student-athlete safety and head impact exposure.
The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in partnership with the NCAA Office of Inclusion, engaged leading higher education organizations across the country to develop the publication Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture.