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Events & Alerts

  • Outdoor Wellness Walk

    Read more about the Outdoor Wellness Walk event on Apr 27

    WELLNESS WALK TO CELEBRATE MOVEMENT MONDAYS

    Give yourself a much deserved break every Monday at noon. Grab a friend and take a relaxing walk around main campus. It's a great way to incorporate exercise into your work day and meet some new friends!

    Come prepared to walk in all weather conditions and walk as long as your schedule can accommodate --> 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 45 minutes.

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  • Lunch & Learn: Exercise Is Medicine

    Read more about the Lunch & Learn: Exercise Is Medicine event on Apr 24

    For this captivating presentation, Tom Best MD, PhD, FACSM (Director, Division of Sports Medicine in Family Medicine & Professor, Warner M. and Lora Kays Pomerene Chair in Medicine) will discuss the fast-growing problem of physical inactivity and review the evidence that 'exercise is medicine' both in the treatment and prevention of a number of chronic diseases. He will talk about why physical activity is the smart way to spend your money and time compared to other more traditional forms of therapy. Take this opportunity to learn about strategies to increase your physical activity levels or the levels of your patients and community members.

    To attend, register via LinkToHealth > Educational Program or watch a webcast. Details for the webcast are on the LinkToHealth portal.

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    Healthy lunches and beverages will be provided. Free chair massages, mini health coaching sessions, and biometric screenings will be available at the Exercise Expo in the Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium lobby from 11:00a.m.-2:00 p.m.

    Webinar attendees --> the program will be available at 11:58 a.m. and will last approximately 50 minutes. To view the webinar, copy and paste the link on LinkToHealth into your Internet Explorer or Firefox web browser. Viewers will not be able to submit questions for the Q&A session at the end of the program.

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  • Benefits Of Hope

    Read more about the Benefits Of Hope event on Apr 28

    Would you say you are a hopeful person or that you regularly experience a sense of hope, a sense that there are good things waiting for you in the future? Having a mindset of hope can influence our moods, our thoughts, academics, relationships, and our overall outlook on life. This webinar will discuss the benefits of hope and how you might build hope into your work/life.

    To register for this event, search under Educational Programs at the link below.

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Health Poll

Buckeyes who are reporting to Spring Training: what are you working towards over the next two months?

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HIGH FIVE TO YOU! --> Be sure to track your weekly progess in the YP4H portal. Complete your training and goal by June 7 to earn 100 points and an ooportunity to win one of five $50 Amazon gift cards. Tips for success: find a partner to keep you accountable; keep your plan in a visible place as a reminder; schedule your training as an appointment on your calendar; make sure to get your health care providers' permission before starting any new exercise program.

Upcoming Events

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  • Spring Training Challenge

    Buckeyes, Report to Spring Training! Get ready for summer with a fun, eight-week physical activity challenge that YOU design based on your own goals. It's as easy as 1..2..3.. Set a goal, commit to a training plan and track your eight weeks of progress!

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  • Contact a Health Coach

    If your New Year's resolution includes losing weight, starting an exercise routine, or quitting smoking, and you aren't sure where to turn for help, your personal health coach is just a phone call away. Health Coaches are happy to help you set realistic goals and provide you with support and resources that can help you along the way. All you have to do is ask. Click Read More to contact a coach.

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Spotlight

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    Senior Accountant

    Office of the Controller

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  • Karen Tefft

    Veterinarian

    Veterinary Clinical Services

  • Carmell Brown

    Executive Assistant

    University Development

We’re turning the spotlight on Ohio State faculty and staff who have found interesting ways to stay healthy and achieve their personal goals. Read about what works for them, and you may find a new way to focus on your health and wellness.

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