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Athletics is a Student Affair: Team Up to Manage Crisis. Session Overview. Welcome and Introductions Learning Objectives Case No. 1: Conduct Issue Address Barriers to Collaboration, W ays to Overcome Barriers, Part 1 Case No. 2: Eating Disorder Issue

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Athletics is a student affair team up to manage crisis

Athletics is a Student Affair: Team Up to Manage Crisis


Session overview

Session Overview

Welcome and Introductions

Learning Objectives

Case No. 1: Conduct Issue

Address Barriers to Collaboration, Ways to Overcome Barriers, Part 1

Case No. 2: Eating Disorder Issue

Address Barriers to Collaboration, Ways to Overcome Barriers, Part 2

Individual Exercise

National Updates

Close Session


Panel

Panel

Monique Bernoudy, Northern Illinois University

Tim Millerick, Austin College

Jeff Graham, Frostburg State University

Leah Kareti, NCAA


Learning objectives

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to identify at least two methods to reduce barriers to collaboration between athletics and student affairs.

Participants will be able to identify at least two well-being issues where athletics and student affairs can collaborate.

Participants will be able to identify at least two actions to take in collaborating on the topics identified in objective #2.


Case no 1

Case No. 1

Conduct Issue


Athletics is a student affair team up to manage crisis

Barriers to Collaboration between

Athletics and Student Affairs

Isolation rather than collaboration

Communication challenges

Myopic thinking on a two-way street

Unrealistic expectations

Fear of the unknown

Scheduling challenges


Breaking down barriers

Breaking Down Barriers

Cross-functional training and support

Developing a shared vision

Commitment to learning

Collaborate by building alliances

Interdependence rather than independence

Share resources (academic support, primary prevention, SAAC)

Promote the success of all students


Challenges facing student athletes

Challenges Facing Student-Athletes

The same obstacles that all students face!

Social concerns about fitting in with others

Performance, academic and athletic

Financial

Relationships, including sex

Health

Wellness

Alcohol and drugs

Legal and policy violations

Parents and family


The big five

The Big Five


Best practices conduct related issues

Best Practices: Conduct-related Issues

  • Young adults will make mistakes and occasionally exercise poor judgment

  • Know your university’s student conduct policies

    • Don’t confuse them with team policies

    • Ensure alignment between athletics and student conduct

  • Personal and professional ethics are all we can control


Best practices conduct related issues1

Best Practices: Conduct-related Issues

Be clear with student expectations (and make sure student-athletes are aware of campus policies)

Meet and interface regularly with student conduct staff

Stay current on OCR Title IX information


Best practices conduct related issues2

Best Practices: Conduct-related Issues

Want to know what’s going on with your athletes

Identify systematic resources (internal processes that allow you to find out about conduct-related issues)

Know your university’s processes and potential sanctions

Support your athletes (without enabling) within the context of the organization


Best practices conduct related issues3

Best Practices: Conduct-related Issues

Student conduct systems are designed to be fundamentally equitable

Don’t take it personally

Partner with campus police

Partner with Student Affairs for innovative prevention programs


The relationship of alcohol and student athlete concerns

The Relationship of Alcohol and Student-Athlete Concerns

Student-athletes consume alcohol at higher rates than non-athletes (Brenner & Swanik, 2007)

Student-athletes are more likely to experience alcohol-related harms than non-athletes (Grossbard, Geisner, Neighbors, Kilmer, & Larimer, 2007)

Student-athletes are more likely to drink to conform to peers (Huchting, Lac, Hummer, & LaBrie, 2011)

Group influence may be stronger among student-athletes, including influence over alcohol-related decisions (Zamboanga, Rodriguez, & Horton, 2008)


Case no 2

Case No. 2

Easting Disorder


Disordered eating

Disordered Eating

Sherman & Thompson (2013)

Managing the Female Athlete Triad.

NCAA: Sports Science Institute

Physical/Medical Signs and Symptoms:

Amenorrhea

Dehydration

Gastrointestinal Problems

Hypothermia (cold tolerance)

Stress Fractures (and overuse injuries)

Significant Weight Loss

Muscle Cramps, Weakness, or Fatigue

Dental and Gum Problems


Disordered eating1

Disordered Eating

Sherman & Thompson (2013)

Managing the Female Athlete Triad.

NCAA: Sports Science Institute

Psychological/Behavioral Signs and Symptoms:

Anxiety and/or Depression

Claims of “feeling fat” despite being thin

Excessive Exercise

Excessive Use of Restroom

Unfocused, Difficulty Concentrating

Preoccupation with weight and eating

Avoidance of Eating and Eating situations

Use of Laxatives, Diet Pills, etc.


Eating disorders and the student athlete

Eating Disorders and the Student/Athlete

(Greenleaf, Petrie, Carter, & Reel, 2009)

(Petrie, Greenleaf, Reel, & Carter, 2008)


Best practices eating disorders

Best Practices: Eating Disorders

Be informed: NCAA Nutrition and Performance Resources

Check yourself: what are your saying and doing?

Involve nutritionists as part of your strength and conditioning regiment

Make information readily available to student-athletes and coaches regarding eating disorders

Use the university counseling center as a resource

Watch for signs and symptoms: conversations between athletes, skipping meals, physiological symptoms


Best practices eating disorders1

Best Practices: Eating Disorders

Establish expectations for self-care

Don’t avoid the tough conversations with athletes

Use the experts, including nurses and dietitians

Negotiate healthy options with dining services

Involve presentations on the physiological effects of nutrition on athletic performance: call in kinesiology

Partner with Student Affairs to address this issue from a holistic perspective

Make referrals


Individual exercise

Individual Exercise

List at least two methods to reduce barriers to collaboration between athletics and student affairs on your campus.

List at least two well-being issues where athletics and student affairs can collaborate on your campus.

List two actions you will take to enhance athletics and student-affairs collaboration on your campus.


National updates

National Updates

  • Establishment of Student-Athlete Knowledge Community within NASPA

    • Collaboration with GLBT Knowledge Community

  • NCAA Division III – NASPA Alcohol and Other Drug Collaborative

  • CHOICESGrants

  • NCAA Speakers Grants


Final questions

Final Questions?


Thank you

Thank You


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