Exercise/Sports/Athletics

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

ACHA Guidelines: Drug Education and Testing of Student Athletes [pdf]
Provides guidance for developing campus drug education and testing programs for student athletes.

ACHA Brochure for Young Adults

ACHA Programs

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentThe ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that provides current, relevant, and precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more. Data also includes Impediments to Academic Performance (see "Data Highlights").

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

American College of Sports Medicine

American Council on Exercise

National Athletic Trainers' Association

ACHA Liaison to NATA
Kyle Momsen, MA, ATC
Gustavus Adolfus College
kmomsen@gustavus.edu

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE)

Primary ACHA Liaison to NOCSAE
Kenneth Stephens, MD, RPh
University of Cincinnati
stephekw@fuse.net

Alternate ACHA Liaison to NOCSAE
John Miller, MD
Indiana University, retired
miller3905@comcast.net