Healthy U promotes an active lifestyle through various events and programs offered to faculty, staff, and students. SVSU is honored to be recognized by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Exercise Is Medicine On Campus (EIM) Initiative, and the American Heart Association as a campus that promotes healthy lifestyles and physical activity as a means of disease prevention.
EIM was launched by ACSM and the American Medical Association (AMA), and recently endorsed by the Surgeon General. EIM is designed to make physical activity and exercise a standard part of disease prevention.
As an EIM Campus we:
In March 2012 Saginaw Valley State University was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program. The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. The Healthy U program was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative for: