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Exercise is Medicine® – On Campus


What is EIM-OC?

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Exercise is Medicine® On Campus (EIM-OC) calls upon universities and colleges to promote physical activity as a vital sign of health. EIM-OC encourages faculty, staff and students to work together toward improving the health and well-being of the campus community by:

  • 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 2024, MTSU has been recognized as one of 88 gold-level colleges and universities worldwide, and one of 145 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:

Wellness Fair

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 different representatives providing education on how to improve and maintain your wellness, information about what each vendor offers, and  giveaways! This 1-day event is held in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Next Wellness Fair: Wednesday, April 17th (11:00am-2:00pm) at the STU Commons

Some of the MTSU Departments / Offices and local entities have included:

  • MTSU Counseling Service
  • MTSU Campus Recreation
  • MTSU Health Services & Promotions
  • MTSU June Anderson Center
  • MTSU Raider Health Corp
  • MTSU Dining Services
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Murfreesboro Parks & Rec
  • Rutherford County Health Department
  • Evident
  • The Renfrew Center
  • and many more!

Wellness Tip

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.

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615.898.2104 (8am - 5pm)

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P.O. Box 556
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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1848 Blue Raider Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37132