Welcome NIRSA’s Health & Wellbeing Task Force

One of the four strategic priorities of NIRSA’s 2018-2021 Strategic Plan states that NIRSA will be a driving force in an integrated approach to health and wellbeing.
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Evolving from a “Gym” to a Wellness Center

Today’s students face more challenges to their wellbeing than ever before. With rates of stress, anxiety, and depression increasing, the need for campus recreation departments to serve as more than just the gym on campus

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NIRSA’s EDI Commission launches in-depth resource guide for campus rec

NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Commission is excited to announce the arrival of the first in-depth, robust resource guide for equity, diversity, and inclusion that is specific to the field of campus recreation.
The publication

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Help inform wellbeing research – join NIRSA, NASPA, and ACHA at NIRSA 2019

Thought leaders from NIRSA, NASPA, and ACHA met in Washington, DC this past December to participate in a research summit on wellbeing.
See related: “NIRSA, NASPA, and ACHA hosted joint research summit on wellbeing”
The event

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2019-03-05T01:02:52+00:00February 5, 2019|Categories: advocacy, health & wellbeing, Membership, naspa, NIRSA, NIRSA 2019, Partners, Research|

Concussion protocols at University Nebraska-Lincoln Campus Recreation

The NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has been working to develop a series concussion-focused resources, including case studies to give our campus recreation colleagues from across North America some insight into various approaches to implementing concussion

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Concussions pose a threat to recreation and other campus programs

Though concussion protocols are crucial for on-campus housing, student unions, university events, and other areas on campus, campus recreation is particularly vulnerable to the threat posed by concussions and consequent changes in insurance coverage.
Class-action lawsuits
Reinsurance

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2019-03-04T00:51:18+00:00February 5, 2019|Categories: advocacy, concussion, Focus Areas, health & wellbeing, Membership, NIRSA, sport clubs|

Concussion protocols at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Wellness

The NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has been working to develop a series concussion-focused resources, including case studies to give our campus recreation colleagues from across North America some insight into various approaches to implementing concussion

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