Total Wellness, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Performance, offers a variety of programs and services designed to meet the health, weight loss, fitness, and/or athletic goals of children, teenagers, and adults of varying fitness levels and abilities.
A 15-week Pilot Program (January 12 – May 3, 2015)
Texas State is committed to helping Texas State employees make their health a priority. Between January 12th and May 3rd, all employees will have free and unlimited access to:
To be eligible to participate in this free program, employees must register on-line, complete a Personal Health Appraisal, and sign a General Release and Waiver form. Registration will open December 1st and remain open throughout the duration of the pilot program.
Using a lotto-type system, 100 pilot participants will be chosen to receive an Expanded Package, which in addition to the activities described above, will include pre- and post-assessments (body size and composition, aerobic and muscular fitness assessment), hands on cooking classes, membership to the Student Recreation Center, and behavior change coaching. With behavior change coaching, tailored information will be provided to participants to enhance motivation and support for successful behavior change. Participants will complete surveys and meet in small groups or one-on-one (1 to 4 meetings over the course of the 4 months) with a health coach to explore and develop a plan to ensure successful behavior change.
To be eligible to enter into the lottery for 100 Expanded Packages, employees must
Education: Twelve, 1-hour Lunch ‘n Learn sessions will be offered throughout the 15-week program and cover such wellness topics as Fiction and Facts about Physical Activity, Tracking the Body: Tools and Apps You can Use, Restorative Sleep, and Healthy Eating.
|JCK 460, 12:00 to 1:00 PM||Facilities Training Room, 1:00 to 2:00 PM|
|Wed., 1/14, and Tues., 1/27||Fri., 2/6|
|Wed., 2/11, and Tues., 2/24||Fri., 3/6|
|Wed., 3/11, and Tues., 3/24||Fri., 4/3|
|Wed., 4/8, and Tues., 4/28||Fri., 5-1|
Wellness Checks (blood pressure and body weight measurements and feedback) will be offered at a variety of locations at the beginning, middle, and end of the program.
Download Program Overview HERE
Download 4-Month Calendar HERE
Just follow this Quick Registration link
select the program you'd like to learn about: