United Tribes NewsMeasure Up to Good Health
2010 CAMPUS WELLNESS PROGRAM
By Pat Aune, UTTC/USDA Land Grant Programs Director
28 January 2010
BISMARCK (UTN) - The new, campus wellness program, “Measure Up to Good Health,” is underway at United Tribes Technical College. The program was launched Tuesday, January 26th with health assessments for participants.
The assessments included: step and flexibility test; arm, waist and leg measurements; and a nutrition and wellness assessment checklist.
The wellness sessions are offered each Tuesday from January 26 through April 27. Each begins at 4 p.m. in the Healing Room of the Lewis Goodhouse Wellness Center. Nutrition and wellness topics, exercise activities and a check-in for measurements and weight changes are included in the 30 minute sessions. The on-line class, “Wellness In the Work Place,” taught by Ruth Buffalo Zarazua provides additional information and motivation.
MEASURE UP TO GOOD HEALTH
Tuesdays at 4 pm in the Healing Room
All Staff and Students are encouraged to participate.
January 26 Welcome, program review, health assessments, and Wellness In the Workplace
February 2 Food Choices For Health, MyPyramid.gov
February 9 Heart Health, Know Your Numbers
February 16 Comfort Foods, Whole Grains, Beans and Fiber
February 23 Bone Health, Calcium and Vitamin D
March 2 Gardening for Good Health
March 16 Trim the Fats and Sugars
March 23 Emotional Health and Spirituality
March 30 Plan Your Meals and Snacks
April 6 Healthy Snacks and Portions
April 13 Changing Habits, Motivation
April 20 Fruits and Vegetables, More Matters
April 27 Celebrate Your Good Measures; Social hour, music, food, entertainment, prizes