Exercise is Medicine® - On Campus
What is EIM-OC?
Making movement a part of the daily campus culture
Assessing physical activity at every student health visit
Providing students with the tools necessary to strengthen healthy physical activity habits that can last a lifetime
Connecting university health care providers with university health fitness specialists to provide a referral system for exercise prescription
As of Spring 2023, MTSU has been recognized as one of 55 silver-level colleges and universities worldwide, and one of 149 colleges and universities worldwide honored by Exercise is Medicine® for our efforts in creating a culture of wellness on campus.
Who are the collaborators on MTSU’s campus?
The following departments have committed to work together to provide a culture of wellness on MTSU’s Campus:
- Health Services & Promotions
- Campus Recreation
- Counseling Services
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Student representatives
The purpose of this event is to connect students to well-established and credible resources both on and off campus that truly focus on the holistic wellness of individuals. We have around 25 tables with different representatives providing education on how to improve and maintain your wellness, information about what each vendor offers, and free giveaways! This 1-day event is held in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Some of the MTSU Departments/Offices and local entities have included:
When trying to make dietary changes, the best way to start is by focusing on eating foods that are full of nutrients, like fruits and vegetables. Did you know ½ you plate should be fruits and vegetables? Learn more about nutrient-rich foods and portions at MyPlate.gov.