Promoting Student-Athlete Wellness and Substance Abuse Prevention

BAC Cards

Student-Athlete BAC Cards -- $25 per pack of 50

Did you know that drinking after athletic activity decreases vitamin and mineral absorption needed for muscle repair? Many collegiate student-athletes are unaware of the ways alcohol use can impact performance. To reach out to this health-minded population, the Gordie Center revised the GORDIEcheck BAC card to include student-athlete specific information including healthy social norms and how alcohol use before or after activity can have unintended consequences. The student-athlete data was provided by NCAA Sport Science Institute staff.

Student-Athlete BAC cards are evidence-informed, student-tested BAC cards with alcohol information relevant to student-athletes. Like our GORDIEcheck BAC cards, these cards are small, easy to read, and fit perfectly in students' wallets. The cards are an excellent resource for athletic departments and club sports teams to give out to every team member. Student-Athlete BAC cards contain a standard drink conversion chart, BAC charts for men and women, the signs of alcohol overdose, as well as student-athlete specific statistics, information on how alcohol impacts athletic performance, and tips to maintain a lower BAC (see below). These cards can be customized to include your institution's logo (please contact us to discuss customization pricing!).

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A) This side of the card defines standard drink measurements for beer, wine, and liquor, as well as marking these servings on the plastic cups typically found in college settings. In addition, it features the key signs of alcohol overdose as well as tips to successfully maintain a lower blood alcohol concentration while drinking.

B) This reverse side features blood alcohol concentration predictions after 3 hours based on number of drinks, weight, and sex. This information can be vital for students attempting to determine a dangerous level of consumption and whether or not to call for help in life-threatening situations. The other two panels on this side provide information on how alcohol impacts athletic performance, and statistics about student-athlete alcohol use provided by the NCAA's Sport Science Institute.