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 – Spring 2015
Get Ready, Go!
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Lurie Conference Room, 1p.m. – 2 p.m.
This exercise and fitness workshop is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the CUfit Health & Wellness Advisory Group. Participants will learn how to successfully get in shape from a health professional. Each participant will gain an understanding of the importance of warming up and stretching, along with tips about how to stay health and maximize the cardovasular benefits of their activities. Participants should wear comfortable clothes.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Lurie Conference Room, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
This workshop is being provided to compliment Clark's "Week of Happiness" sponsored by the Student Counseling Center. This workshop is sponsored by LifeScope, Clark's Employee Assistance Program provider and the CUfit Health & Wellness Advisory Group. Participants will get a basic understanding of positive psychology and some of its many potential benefits, such as increasing creativity and productivity and bettering your mental and physical health. During this workshop you will identify some of yoru own strenths and goals, and develop and individualized action plan for implementing what you learn in your daily life.
Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Grace Conference Room, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
This workshop is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the CUfit Health & Wellness Advisory Group. Participants are taught to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress. In addition, they will learn how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner.
How to Pack a Healthy Lunch
Monday, April 6, 2015
Lurie Conference Room, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
This workshop is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the CUfit Health & Wellness Advisory Group. Participants will learn simple tips on how to pack a healthy lunch for work or school.
Monthly Health Observances
National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.
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
American Diabetes Month
World AIDS Day
Mind & Body Activities and Resources
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
Trish Cronin, Director of Athletics
Erin Dolan, Therapist and Wellness Outreach Coordinator, Counseling Services
David Everitt, Sr. Associate Director of Human Resource
Kim Fisher, Assistant to the Dean of the College and Commencement Manager
Sharon Griffin Edson, Help Desk Coordinator
Denis Looney, Human Resources Coordinator
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