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NCAA funds grant to study athletic hazing

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Ohio Wesleyan professor and coach Jay Martin, Ph.D., will collaborate with Simon Clements, director of behavioral training and tools for the Chicago-based EXACT Sports research group, to develop a psychometrically validated method to assess an athletic team’s culture and potential for hazing behavior. The researchers comprise one of six teams selected to receive NCAA Innovations funds, which support research aimed at benefitting the psychosocial well-being and mental health of all college athletes.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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