Sports Science Institute

Workshop provides advice for preventing sexual assault

The Convention workshop, “Sexual Harrassment and Violence Prevention: The Law and the Role of the Athletics Department,” brought together experts in the laws, psychology and educational practices that address sexual violence and prevention.

Seven research grants funded for graduate students

The NCAA Research Committee and the Sport Science Institute have selected seven research proposals to fund as part of the 2014 cycle of the NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program.

NCAA, DOD launch Mind Matters Challenge

The NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense are now accepting proposals for the Mind Matters Challenge, a $4 million educational grand challenge aimed at changing concussion safety behaviors.

Make the experience positive

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s guide to mental health, “Mind, Body and Sport,” Lincoln Memorial student-athlete Bradley Maldonado offers his perspective and advice as a student-athlete to managing mental health.

Game face isn't the only face

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s upcoming book, ‘Mind Body and Sport – Understanding and Supporting Student-Athlete Mental Wellness,’ former Notre Dame offensive lineman Aaron Taylor provides a personal testimonial to the challenges of coping with anxiety and depression.

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...

NCAA, DoD launch concussion study

The NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense launched a $30 million initiative to enhance the safety of student-athletes and service members, announced during the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit.

Seven graduate student research grants funded

The NCAA Research Committee and the Sports Science Institute have decided to fund seven proposals as part of the 2013 cycle of NCAA Graduate Student Research Grants.

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