Physical Wellness involves aspects of life that are necessary to keep yourself physically healthy. it can include a variety of health-related behaviors such as not smoking, being physically active, healthy eating, taking medication as directed and taking personal responsibility for your health care by getting assessment and treatment in a timely manner. (definition adapted from: http://wellness.ucr.edu )
Are you engaged in the process of physical wellness?
Do I know important health numbers, like my cholesterol, weight, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels?
Do I get annual physical exams and attend specialty appointments regularly?
Do I avoid using tobacco products or drink more than 2 glasses daily?
Do I get sufficient amount of sleep?
Do I have an established exercise routine?
- UAMS Fitness Center
- ACH Fitness Center (web access on campus or VPN only)
- Flu Vaccinations
- Obesity Solutions CenterUAMS Water Wellness Program (Swimming Program)
- The Ottenheimer Therapy and Fitness Center, located in the UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging (Ages 50+)
- UAMS Sleep Disorders Center
- Kick the Nic (UAMS-Smoking Cessation Program, Free Chantix)
- Nutritional Counseling and Weight Management Program
- DASH Diet (lower your blood pressure)Diabetes Program (Free Glucometer)
- Healthy Heart Program (free meds and blood pressure monitor)
- Faculty, Staff and Student Nutrition Guide
- LR Athletic Club (Faculty Discount)
- LR Racquetball Club (Faculty Discount)
- NLR Athletic Club (Faculty Discount)
- Maternity ManagementWomen Run Arkansas-Free Running Program for WomenSleep deprivation and physician performance: Why should I care?Physical WellnessDimensions of Wellness: Physical WellnessSleep Wellness: Tips for a Good Night’s SleepExercise: 7 Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
- How Exercise Works at the Cellular LevelExercise and Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
- How to Succeed? Get More Sleep by Arianna Huffington– (Video)
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