LeanForward Partners with the Institute for the Promotion of Athlete Health and Wellness


Bordentown, New Jersey – WEBWIRE – Monday, December 09, 2013

LeanForward Partners with the Institute for the Promotion of Athlete Health and Wellness 

December 9, 2013 - Bordentown, NJ – LeanForward is pleased to announce its partnership with the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  LeanForward is contributing expertise in the areas of computer-based Instructional Design and Instructional Technology to help advance the Institute’s mission to improve the health and wellness of athletes through the translation of alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention and mental health promotion research into effective programs, policies and practices.  LeanForward is also contributing its innovative LearnPoint Learning Management System (LMS) to help power the Institute’s online initiatives.

“Improving athlete health and wellness is a broad endeavor that requires the translation of the latest evidence from the behavioral sciences into practical tools and resources capable of making significant impacts.” said David L. Wyrick, Director of the Institute.  “Our partnership with LeanForward will enable the Institute to provide athletes, coaches and administrators with convenient access to engaging and interactive elearning on athlete health and wellness.  LeanForward’s Instructional Technology and online delivery systems will also provide the Institute with a scalable educational platform that will help us support tens of thousands of athletes across the US.”

IPAHW is at the forefront of excellence for developing and supporting evidence-based programs, practices, and policies for athletes in the areas of:

“As the father of two student athletes, I have first-hand experience with the unique challenges student athletes face and am thrilled LeanForward is in a position to support the Institute and its important work promoting athlete health and wellness.” said Jim Palmer, principle at LeanForward. 

About the Institute for the Promotion of Athlete Health and Wellness:  
The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is at the forefront of excellence in health promotion for athletes of all ages and levels of competition.  We have a VISION to improve the health and wellness of athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective programs, policies and practices. 

It is our MISSION to work collaboratively with a variety of organizations to provide educational resources and support through evidence-based programming, training, and research/evaluation to promote athlete health and wellness thereby fostering lifelong athlete development.  We can accomplish this mission by providing valuable technical and research/evaluation support for organizations that serve athletes.  Technical assistance provided by IPAHW will help the organizations that serve athletes to strengthen their health promotion plans by providing a formal system to support:

For more information on the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, please visit http://athletewellness.uncg.edu/

About LeanForward:  LeanForward provides innovative elearning solutions that enable organizations to efficiently and effectively transfer knowledge from those who have it to those who need it.  LeanForward develops custom elearning courseware, including computer-based training (CBT), web-based training (WBT), mobile learning, software simulations, serious games, blended learning and instructor-led training.  LeanForward also offers an intuitive and affordable Learning Management System that automates many of the functions associated with delivering, documenting and reporting on their various training initiatives.  LeanForward is also an authorized reseller of the Lectora suite of powerful elearning authoring tools.  For more information on LeanForward, please visit www.leanforward.com or call (877) 594-6300 x 120. 



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Contact Information
Chris DeLuca
EVP
LeanForward
(1) (877)594-6300 ext. 126
info@leanforward.com


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