Exercise is Medicine

Chancellor Angle proclaims October as Exercise is Medicine® Month on Campus!

UTC kicked off Exercise is Medicine (EIM-OC) Month with a schedule of healthful activities and educational opportunities, on campus and in our local community Oct 7-31.

The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Association established Exercise is Medicine® to encourage collaboration between campus health providers and fitness professionals.  Participation by universities is known as Exercise is Medicine on Campus®.

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Your Exercise Rx for Health

Physical activity is a key component in achieving a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention.  In contrast, physical inactivity accounts for a significant proportion of premature death worldwide.  Our healthcare professionals in University Health Services can provide you with the information and assistance you need to develop better physical activity and exercise habits.  Providers will direct you to our exercise specialists in Campus Recreation who are trained to develop a plan designed specifically to meet your needs. 

A partnership between UTC's Campus Recreation, University Health Services, and Health and Human Performance is the key to EIM success. 

Start your Exercise Rx now.  Call University Health Services to make an appointment.


University Health Services

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EIM Team

Student Affairs

Carol Oglesby, MS - Chair

Health and Human Performance

Karissa Peyer, PhD - Supervisor

Liz Hathaway, PhD

Shawanee Howard-Baptiste, PhD

Burch Oglesby, PhD

Marisa Colston, PhD

University Health Services

Rebecca Miller, ANP-BC - Student Health Representative

Chris Smith, PhD, APN, FNP-BC

Louanne Weber, MSN, FNP-BC

Campus Recreation

Caesar Wood, MS

Lindsay Manning Hyden, MS, ACSM - Health Fitness Professional

Scarlett Underwood, MS

Student Representatives

Kyle Morey, AT

Lauren Greenspoon, BS, Psychology

Healthy Living Initiative

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