Exercise is Medicine

October is Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month at UTC!

Join us all month long for exciting events, challenges and giveaways.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date and see daily #Didyouknow Exercise facts!

  • October 1st at 9am: Kickoff Heart Walk – Coolidge Park
  • October 11th at 11:30: Fast Break Workshop
  • October 13th from 10am-1pm: White Oak Bike Co-op Pop-Up Shop at Chamberlain Pavilion
  • October 19th from 10am – 1pm: Be Well Health Fair in UC Tennessee Rooms
  • October 19th from 1pm – 4pm: Field Day on Chamberlain
  • October 25th at 6:30pm: Sunset Yoga on Chamberlain Circle
  • October 25th at 3pm: ARC Squat Clinic
  • October 27th from 1pm – 4pm: ARC Lifting Competition
  • October 27th at 8:30pm: ARC Monster Mash
  • All Month Long: McKamey Mocs and Mutts
  • All Month Long: Employee Step Challenge 

Social Media Events

  • Week of October 3rd #MocsMove social media challenge
  • All Month Long: West Campus Social Media Activity Challenge and Color Fight
  • All Month Long: EIM-OC Bingo social media challenge
  • All Month Long: Daily #DidYouKnow facts on Instagram stories

Click here to view full event descriptions or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @UTCHHP for more information!

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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.


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EIM Team

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

Scarlett Underwood, MS

Student Representatives

Kara Smith

Dorinda Harriss

Health and Human Performance

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