Healthy Gators 2010
Healthy Gators 2010 Highlights, Volume I Issue II
As we head into the hot days of summer, we wanted to give you
advance notice of some Healthy Gators Projects that will be
taking place in the next few weeks and months.
Programming Work Group Projects
National Employee Health and Fitness Day
Wednesday, May 17
Join Living Well and Healthy Gators 2010 in celebrating National
Employee Health and Fitness Day. A variety of events will be
First, exercise and enjoy nature with an instructor-led walk
around campus. Water will be provided. Meet at Living Well -
on the east side of the stadium in Yon Hall
2 mile walk beginning at 12:15 p.m.
3 mile walk beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Living Well will also be providing blood pressure screening and
height and weight on a walk-in basis from 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
* All UF faculty and staff are welcome to attend. For more information
call Living Well at 392-9767 ext. 2.
* Many thanks to Cassie Howard, Director of Living Well for hosting this
Photo Project Information
Healthy Gators 2010 is sponsoring a photo project that
encourages all faculty, staff and students to submit photographs
of what they feel represent a Healthy Gator and/or a Healthy
These photos will be used in the future to further the
mission of Healthy Gators 2010. All faculty, staff and
students are encouraged to participate.
Details will be posted on our website by the end of May
Plan to attend the next
on Stress Management
This working meeting is open to all
coalition members and UF students,
faculty and staff.
Thursday, May 25
Betty Stevens Reading Rm.
(Room 240, Florida Gym)
Henrietta Logan, Jane Emmer6e,
and Allen and Myrna Neims will
provide an update on two key
components of stress (support and
control), present evidence-based
stress management interventions,
and solicit specific
recommendations from audience
members to give to the
programming work group to
prioritize and put into action next
academic year. Please invite other
interested colleagues and students.
RSVP to Jane Emmer6e
(email@example.com, 392-1161 ext.
4282) by Monday, May 22 if you
plan to attend so we can plan
at www.healthygators.hhp.ufl.edu. Contact Jane
Emmer6e at emmeree @ufl.edu or at 392-1161 ext. 4281
for more information.
Defining Health at UF Survey
The Comm/PR work group is collecting ideas from faculty, staff
and students about what makes a person healthy and also what
makes a campus healthy. Results will be used future health
communication and marketing efforts.
A link to a brief on-line survey will be emailed to all
Healthy Gator coalition members by the end of May along
with a file to print hard copies of the survey.
We would like each coalition member to solicit 3-5
surveys from members of the UF community.
Jane Emmerde will send you more details by June 1.
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