Exercise is Medicine: A Tri-C Focus on Fitness
Free community health event scheduled for April 25 at Western Campus in Parma
Learn how fitness and lifestyle can improve your overall health during “Exercise is Medicine on Campus,” a free upcoming program at the Western Campus of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).
The free event is open to the public and will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the campus, located at 11000 Pleasant Valley Road in Parma.
Exercise is Medicine is part of a global health initiative by the American College of Sports Medicine. The goal is to promote physical activity and a healthy lifestyle to help prevent many chronic diseases.
The event at Western Campus will feature:
- Fitness assessments of bicep curl strength, hand grip and vertical jump.
- A variety of health screenings, including blood pressure tests and a body fat analyzer.
- Chair massages by students in the College’s Massage Therapy program.
- Healthy food samples.
The community event is sponsored by the College’s Sport and Exercise Studies program, which prepares students for careers as personal trainers, fitness specialists and other health-related professions.
For more information on Exercise is Medicine or Tri-C’s Sport and Exercise Studies program, call 216-987-5070 or visit www.tri-c.edu/exercise.
April 11, 2019
John Horton, 216-987-4281 firstname.lastname@example.org