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Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse

Researchers examine the long-term effects of prescription drug misuse and subsequent development of other substance use disorders from adolescence to adulthood.

Philip Veliz in Sports Illustrated

Assistant Research Professor Philip Veliz was quoted by Sports Illustrated in a special report about heroin use among young male athletes:

Michelle Segar in the NYTimes

Director of the SHARP Center and IRWG Assistant Research Scientist Michelle Segar was interviewed by The New York Times about her new book on strategies for increasing physical activity.

Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy (SHARP) Center

SHARP is an internal research center which supports the study of gender-based issues in health, physical activity and sports.

Philip Veliz on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumble Physical Activity May Disguise Drug and Alcohol Abuse Among Student Athletes

Wondering how to select the best sport for your son or daughter?

Integrating Theories of Self-determination and Mindfulness in Interventions Addressing Co-occurring Alcohol Misuse and Aggression

This project worked to develop psychotherapeutic treatment to reduce alcohol misuse and dating aggression among teens.