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ATLAS & ATHENA: Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids & Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise and Nutrition Alternatives

 

OHSU # 0679

Technology Overview

ATLAS (Athletes Training & Learning to Avoid Steroids) targets male adolescent athletes use of anabolic steroids, alcohol and other drugs and use of sport supplements, while improving healthy nutrition and exercise practices. ATLAS has a team-centered design, which provides a non-stigmatizing atmosphere, such that content can be gender-specific and address etiologies and risks of substance abuse unique to male adolescents.

 

ATHENA (Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise & Nutrition Alternatives) is a school-based team -centered prevention program for female athletes on middle and high school sports, dance and cheer leading teams. The curriculum is eight 45-minute sessions delivered to a team and integrated into their usual sport training activities. No new class hours are required. ATHENA uses scripted lesson plans, is peer taught and coach facilitated.

 

Please visit http://www.ohsu.edu/hpsm/atlas.html for more information.

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