At Sam Houston State University, fitness and nutrition are viewed as two equally important components of wellbeing that the recreation department does its best to tackle head on for the sake of its student population.
Walk onto any college campus and you are likely to find a recreation center that features a wellness program offering an array of activities including group fitness classes. While some campuses primarily hire contract staff,
A little more than one year ago, NIRSA and NASPA Boards of Directors endorsed Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success.
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NIRSA’s Health & Wellbeing Task Force had the opportunity to meet in person April 16-18 to kick start their work. The successful meetings were graciously hosted by the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
The location allowed the
Across North America, recreation departments are serving as a driving force on campuses for integrated approaches to health and wellbeing. When UCLA received an endowment to start a healthy campus initiative in 2012, it opened
×Update, May 22: The UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center was recently named as a 2019 recipient of the Thong Hy Huynh Award -Excellence in Community Involvement award by the City of Davis, recognizing significant
A version of this article first appeared on the Technogym website.
Sport is never just a matter of muscles, endurance, and technique; on the contrary, the psychological component linked to concentration and stress management undoubtedly plays
In the April 2019 issue of Athletic Business Magazine, writer Michael Popke discusses how campus recreation professionals are making great strides toward integrating wellbeing across multiple campus programs and services.
NIRSA members Suzanne McDonald, Assistant Director of Physical Activity
As the NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council reflects on its first two years of work, we are especially proud of the resources that we have been able to provide to NIRSA members. But we also have
Whew! The NIRSA Annual Conference for 2019 is over and it’s time to get back to doing what we do day in and day out: supporting a health and wellbeing revolution by serving our students