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 4-31.

Events this year include Sunset Yoga on Wednesday October 6th and a variety of social media challenges.

Other Events:

  • All month long - EIMOC Bingo
  • Week of 10/11 - #StepAwayTheStress
  • Week of 10/18 - #UnplugUnwind
  • Week of 10/25 - #ActiveAtTheARC

Prizes for these challenges include UTC Outdoor Rental gift certificate, free InBody testing at the ARC, an Apple Watch and more.

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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!

  • Kickoff: Saturday, October 2nd at 10am – Footsteps and Football Walk to Finley
  • Wednesday, October 6th at 6:45pm– Sunset Yoga on Chamberlain Field
  • Week of October 11th- 17th: #MocsMove Social Media Challenge
  • Week of October 18th – 24th: #UnplugUnwind Social Media Challenge
  • Thursday, October 21, 9 -12pm - White Oak Bike Co-op Pop Up Shop at Metro
  • Week of October 25th – 31st: #ActiveAtTheARC Social Media Challenge
  • Wednesday October 27th at 9pm: Monster Mash Zumba event at the ARC
  • Thursday October 28th 1-4pm: Field Day on Chamberlain
  • All Month Long: EIM-OC Bingo
  • All Month Long: Monday Miles

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.


University Health Services

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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

Health and Human Performance