CUFit is a heatlh and wellness initiatvie for clark's faculty and staff. You can find information below to develop and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, and learn about upcoming presentations, classes, activities and tips on well-being.
Workshops, Presentations & Screenings – Fall 2015
Holistic Holiday Fair
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Tilton Hall, 11a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Holistic Health Fair will feature practitioners of Yoga, Acupuncture, Energywork, Massage Therapy, Tai Chi, Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition and Restorative Endocrinology. There will be products available from SwissJust, Ava Anderson and Living Earth.
- There will be a 30 minute meditation in Grace from 12:15 p.m. — 12:45 p.m. by Joy Clarkson.
- 10 minute chair massages from Salter College — advanced sign-up required*
- Seated yoga demonstrations by Heather Mangione
- Mini acupuncture treatments by Emily Konstan
- Tai Chi and Kung Fu demonstrations by Sifu Gary Lachapelle
*More details regarding the practitioners will be arriving in your email soon, along with information regarding massage sign-ups!
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Tilton Hall, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
HDL (good cholesterol)
Body composition(body fat %)
The cholesterol test measures total and HDL (not LDL) so it is a NON-fasting test.
A Glucose reading is included which can be affected by what someone has ingested the day of (especially hours leading up to the finger stick).
The blood draw is just that, a finger stick, which is near painless. Body Comp is calculated using a hand held device.
Flu Shot Clinic
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Lurie Conference Room, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The flu shot clinic is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and will be administered by Maxim Health Services. These immunizations will be free to all HPHC members. Please have your HPHC health insurance card available. If you are not a member of HPHC there is a $25 fee that may be paid by cash or check. Please make checks payable to Maxim.
In order to ensure Maxim Health Services has ample flu shots to accommodate this clinic please RSVP for yourself and/or your family to CUFit@clarku.edu.
Monthly Health Observances
National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.
American Diabetes Month
World AIDS Day
Cervical Health Awareness Month
American Heart Month
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Alcohol Awareness Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Mental Health Month
National Safety Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Fruits & Veggies — More Matters Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Mind & Body Activities and Resources
Find A Training Plan here: Body Building
Click here for tips on productivity, inspiration and finding balance: Life Hack
Tiny Buddha offers simple wisdom for complex lives. Check it out here: Tiny Buddha
For fitness apps ready to downlown visit My Fitness Pal
If you are runner, or would like to become a runner, visit the Cool Running website to learn more
Find running maps and map your route at Map my Run
No time to go to the gym? Visit Fitness Blenders website and fit in your exercise when it is convenient
Exercise Library/Descriptions, Exercise programs, nutrition, calculators and more:ExRx
Fitivity is an organization dedicated to getting the world more active and has over 200 customized workout programs
Before starting any physical excercise program consider taking Physical Activity Readiness Questionaire - par-q
Health and Safety
To learn more about Seasonal Tips and Tricks, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website to get information on Fall Safety, Winter, Spring, and Summer Safety Tips along with many more.+
National Institutes of Health: Ergonomics at Work
For a collection of online heatlh and fitness tips to help achieve a higher level of health the A to Z Wellness website is designed to provide resources that may assist your success in becoming healthier.
Visit WebMD to find information on health topics, drugs & supplements, living healthy, and more.
The World Health Organization (WHO) provides a number of links to variety of health topics and activities
Health and Wellness Advisory Group Members
Courtney Brothers, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics
Lisa Coakley, Executive Assistant, Mosakowski Institute
Benjamin Jaehne, Relationship Manager Corp/Foundation Relations, University Advancement
Trish Cronin, Director of Athletics
Kim Fisher, Assistant to the Dean of the College and Commencement Manager
Sharon Griffin Edson, Help Desk Coordinator
Susan Leo-Johnson, Assistant Director, Human Resources/Affirmative Action
Erin McClintock, Assistant Director of Wellness and Prevention Education, Dean of Students & Human Resources
Amanda Popp, Assoc. Dir. Graduate Admissions Operations, Graduate School Office
Philip Robakiewicz, Associate Dean for Student Academic Success
Deanna Scarmangos, Program Manager, GSOM
Melissa Tula, Office Manager, University Police
Tina Zlody, Program and Events Coordinator, V&PA