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UT System Physical Activity Challenge – REGISTER TODAY!

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Once registered, pick up your starter kit at these following locations:

  • Bauerle Road Garage Suite 1.102 (located one floor above the Garage Cashier and Spirit Store)
  • West Campus Safety Office – SFB 1.102
  • Downtown & ITC – contact us at wellness@utsa.edu for delivery

 

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Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company

On June 16th, the University of Texas at San Antonio received the Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company from the American Heart Association. The Fit-Friendly Company Program recognizes employers who champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.

Rowdy New U, UTSA’s Worksite Wellness Program, fulfilled the Gold Level requirements by:

  • Actively promoting walking programs, online newsletters, information pamphlets, and pedometers/tracking booklets to motivate employees.
  • Offering training in CPR, first aid, and /or the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
  • Providing general nutrition education and/or healthy eating information to the employee population.
  • Encouraging employees to take stretch breaks or participate in other physical activities during meetings.
  • Offering various physical activity classes (e.g. aerobics, yoga).
  • Providing a free onsite recreation or fitness facilities for employees.
  • Offering employees annual health risk assessments (e.g. blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, online mental health screening) and provides feedback to employees.
  • Organizing and promoting employee health programs, services or classes (cardiovascular disease in women, stroke warning sign recognition, smoking cessation)
  • And much more!

For interest in learning more about the wellness program, please email wellness@utsa.edu

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