Health and Wellness


2016 Fitness Trends

Learn the difference between a fitness fad and trend. Brad Awalt discusses ACSM's Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016.

Adding Swimming To Your Fitness Routine

Learn the many benefits of swimming and how to get started!

Back Injuries: Do Back Belts Help?

Dr. NK Singh discusses with Teera why back belts offer a false sense of security and how it's better to do core strengthening instead. Dr. Singh is the an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt Orthopedics Sports Medicine.

Bicycle Commuting

Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are commuting to campus by bike or foot more than ever before. Commuting into work has many benefits including less traffic, no parking hassles, a smaller carbon footprint, and best of all – a great way to be physically active

Can A Person Drink Too Much Coffee?

​Interview with a registered dietitian about the effects of too much coffee and how to safely reduce caffeine and calorie intake.

Choosing a Pedometer

Learn how to select good pedometers.

Choosing Appropriate Shoes

View techniques on choosing the best athletic shoes for your workout.

Eat. Move. Feel.

The Eat. Move. Feel. webpage includes a variety of resources that can be helpful in working toward a healthy weight or maintaining a healthy weight.

Employee Health and Fitness Month

Join the celebration to increase physical activity on May 15th.

Explore the Great Outdoors with Nashville Hiking Meetup

Explore the Great Outdoors with Nashville Hiking Meetup Stacey Kendrick talks with Kelly Stewart, from Nashville Hiking Meetup about opportunities for group hiking and some of the active pleasures that can be found from hiking. Visit the Nashville Hiking Meetup website. View the slides on Nashville Hiking Meetup from a recent presentation offered by Health...

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