Topic: Health/Wellbeing

Health/Wellbeing
ACE’s Coaching Behavior Change Workshop 1741
  • 0.6 NIRSA CEUs; 6.0 AFAA CEUs;0.6 ACE CECs; 6.0 ACSM CECs
  • Sunday, April 3 • 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Naples 3
  • Must have preregistered to attend
  • Jessica Matthews, ACE-American Council on Exercise
Health coaching has been proven to play a pivotal role in producing long-term behavioral change, as empowering clients to adopt and maintain new behaviors extends beyond simply educating individuals on what they should and shouldn’t do. Learn how to develop and utilize effective communication strategies to establish a positive and productive client-coach relationship rooted in empathy. This workshop outlines best practices in behavior-change science and provides the opportunity to learn and practically apply cutting edge coaching interventions that effectively translate into meaningful lifestyle changes and improved health outcomes.
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn best practices for establishing the client-coach relationship
  2. Identify a client’s readiness for change and design a behavioral intervention accordingly
  3. Facilitate lasting behavior change though various coaching techniques and behavior change strategies, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral coaching
Health/Wellbeing; Sustainable Communities
Best Practices in Wellness Programming 1691
  • 0.3 NIRSA CEUs; 3.0 AFAA CEUs;0.3 ACE CECs; 3.0 ACSM CECs
  • Sunday, April 3 • 8:30am – Noon
  • Tallahassee 1/2
  • Must have preregistered to attend
  • Jacqueline Hamilton, Ed.D.; April Moore, Florida State University
Wellness is currently one of the largest program development areas in collegiate recreation. Learn about the different initiatives occurring on a national level and how institutions have created programming to connect, collaborate, and assess outcomes.
Core Competencies: Programming; Business Management
Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will identify program examples that can be tailored to fit their departmental goals.
  2. Participants will articulate the collaborative partners that would be best suited to achieving development of new wellness programs for their institution.
  3. Participants will connect the desired outcomes of wellness programs to specific assessment techniques.
Outdoor; Health/Wellbeing
Mindfulness Coaching on Outdoor Trips 1870
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Monday, April 4 • 8:00am – 9:00am
  • Miami 1/2/3
  • Jackie Matthews, University of Florida
The TRiP program, through RecSports, and the Counseling and Wellness Center of the University of Florida partnered to provide specific, outdoor trips to coach and encourage the practice of mindfulness among UF students. The pilot program took place during the 15-16 school year, and this presentation will showcase lessons learned, data collected, and shared stories. Presentation attendees will also participate in a mindfulness activity.
Core Competencies: Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify ways to offer mindfulness trips for students at their university.
  2. Participate in a mindfulness activity.
Health/Wellbeing; Research/Assessment
Three’s Company: Collaborating Across Departments to Build a Healthy Campus 1797
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Monday, April 4 • 8:00am – 9:00am
  • Osceola A
  • Jessica Kiss, Saginaw Valley State University; Andrea Hamlin, Saginaw Valley State University; John Lowry, Saginaw Valley State University
University wellness programs provide a service that helps individuals lead healthier lifestyles. Sustainable programs thrive when there is collaboration from university administration, human resources, faculty, staff, students, and departments across campus. In this presentation, we will discuss how we developed our employee wellness program with the help of collaborative efforts by human resources, campus recreation, and our Kinesiology Department. Additionally, we will brainstorm ways to create programs, develop programs on a budget, and discuss ideas that can be successful at your university.
Core Competencies: Programming; Human Resource Management; Research & Evaluation
Learning Objectives:
  1. Formulate a plan to build a university employee wellness program from the ground up.
  2. Learn why it’s valuable for campus recreation to collaborate with several departments on campus to support an employee wellness program.
  3. Learn strategies to communicate the benefits of wellness programs with university administration, human resources, faculty, staff, students, and departments across campus.
Research/Assessment; Health/Wellbeing
The Emerging Trends Panel Presented by Precor: Wellness Centers; a discussion of how recreation is fulfilling the university mission to ensure wellness on campus 3987
  • Monday, April 4 • 2:15pm – 3:15pm
  • Sanibel 1/2/3
  • David Bowles, CRSS, University of Florida; Caroline Dotts, Georgia Institute of Technology; Chavonne Shorter, Spelman College; Chris Wise, Virginia Tech; Jeff Huskey, RCRSP, South Dakota State University; Jimmy Francis, California State University- Northridge
Wellness centers encompass preventative as well as reactive services including student health, counselling centers, and programing designed to appeal to historically underserved populations. This trend goes beyond facility usage and marks a change in university reporting structures and goals. Campus recreation is being tasked by universities to implement this new concept of wellness on college campuses. This year we are looking at some of the innovative ways that health and wellness are being integrated under the recreation umbrella. Come and learn what each campus is doing differently to meet the needs of students and staff in attaining overall wellness goals, and integrating this aspect of the university mission.
Health/Wellbeing; Special Event Programming
LiveWell: Developing a Student Wellness Initiative 1800
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Monday, April 4 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Tampa 1/2/3
  • Megan Ragush, University of Alberta; Grachella Garcia, University of Alberta
LiveWell is a student wellness initiative that was created to enhance the physical and social well-being of our students. Learn how to branch out from traditional recreation programming to target a new demographic of students on your campus. This session will highlight the key steps we took to develop and implement LiveWell. This will include information on how research can be used to drive programming on your campus.
Core Competencies: Programming; Research & Evaluation
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify new program ideas for engaging students who are not currently participating in campus recreation programs or not using recreation facilities on campus.
  2. Identify university resources and partnerships for promoting and achieving your campus wellness goals.
  3. Identify how research can be incorporated into student wellness programs and how it can be used to promote the importance of student wellness on your campus.
Health/Wellbeing; Fitness
Why The Ballerina Might Not Bench Press 1867
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 8:30am – 9:30am
  • Tallahassee 1/2/3
  • Darcie Burde, University of Florida
Knowing how people prefer to move is necessary in order to execute successful services. MoStyle (Movement Style) is an effective way to ensure that movement matches the person. Attend this session to learn how you can implement MoStyle in your programming.
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming; Business Management; Personal & Professional Qualities
Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to define the three types of Movement Styles.
  2. Participants will implement ways to incorporate Movement Style in their current programs.
  3. Participants will utilize a Program Design Questionnaire to determine best fit exercise conditions for an individual.
Student Learning Outcomes; Health/Wellbeing
Digital Badges 1994
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 8:30am – 9:30am
  • Tampa 1/2/3
  • Michelle Whipple, University of Missouri-Columbia; Jenny Strickland, Purdue University
Improve the process for capturing learning taking place outside the classroom through the use of digital badges. These badges tie learning outcomes and assessments together into one fun, interactive platform that enables student employees and participants to engage in exciting ways.
Core Competencies: Research & Evaluation; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify components necessary to creating a digital badge that demonstrates user competencies and achievements.
  2. Identify methods to assess learning outcomes through the use of surveys, quizzes, reflection journal submissions, video demonstrations, photo submissions, discussions, blog posts, etc.
  3. Identify strategies to create a culture of assessment through the incorporation of students into the learning outcomes and assessment development process.
Health/Wellbeing
Partnership for Healthier America: Healthier Campus Initiative 1742
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 9:45am – 10:45am
  • Osceola B
  • Stacy Connell, NC State University; Ashley Falcon, University of Miami; Cindy Cowden, SUNY at Binghamton; Jennifer Puhl Winkler, RCRSP, University of North Dakota
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) launched the Healthier Campus Initiative, a three-year commitment made by colleges and universities to create and maintain healthier food and physical activity environments. Learn about how the Healthier Campus Initiative has been implemented on the campuses of four of the inaugural 20 institutions. Collegiate recreation professionals from those four institutions will also discuss the successes, challenges, and opportunities that have accompanied the initiative.
Core Competencies: Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Be able to explain the Healthier Campus Initiative and how collegiate recreation fits into it.
  2. Determine how the Healthier Campus Initiative could be implemented on your campus.
Health/Wellbeing
Health & Wellbeing Roundtable 1937
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Osceola 4/5/6
  • April Moore, Florida State University; George Brown, CRSS, Ph.D., The University of Alabama
Join fellow NIRSA members to discuss and share the latest trends and issues within the domain of health and wellbeing.
Personal/Professional Development; Health/Wellbeing
To Connect and Serve: Extending Your Influence On Campus and Beyond 3778
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Osceola C/D
  • Paul Wesselmann, The Ripples Guy
We all want to make a difference in our work, and relationships obviously play a key role in maximizing our potential. We asked our longtime friend The Ripples Guy to synthesize and share his best ideas for helping us expand our effectiveness at connecting with and serving others. This session will forever change how you think about networking, communication, conflict, and inclusion. Besides being inspired and engaged, you will leave this session with fresh ideas and specific actions to cultivate connectedness and expand your impact on campus and beyond.
Core Competencies: Personal & Professional Qualities
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn how to assess your own strengths and challenges in interpersonal engagement.
  2. Identify common mistakes that create barriers in relationships.
  3. Learn how to implement strategies to more effectively influence peers and those they serve.
Facility Management, Planning, and Design; Health/Wellbeing
Wellbeing: Is It a Program or a Space? What Does It Mean for My Facility? 1921
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Tampa 1/2/3
  • Jack Patton, RDG Planning & Design; Nathan Harris, RDG Planning & Design
Wellness. Holistic Health. Wellbeing. What does all this really mean for my facility? Is it something I can build? (Yes, but there’s more to it than that.) Is it going to change my world? (Already has.) How does my facility need to change if at all in order to leverage this current trend for our patrons? With your active participation we will explore these topics and provide sound facility-based answers to these questions. Wellbeing is more than a name. (Of course!)
Core Competencies: Facility Management, Planning & Design; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn what your peers are doing in the name of wellbeing.
  2. Understand five key physical and functional implications of serving campus health, wellness, and the broader aspects of wellbeing.
  3. Learn what went well as well as what didn’t more than ten years ago, and learn how those conditions impacted the great life of this facility.
Fitness; Health/Wellbeing
Go Fast(er), Jump High(er) 1835
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Naples 1/2/3
  • Anthony Wall, ACE-American Council on Exercise
Training sessions that involve speed and power based movements are a critical component of any athletic program. Regardless of anyone’s ability or experience, programming needs to be structured and progressive in nature. In this session, attendees will develop an understanding of “relative training, and how foundational training principles for recreational and professionals athletes are the same. Join Director of Professional Education for ACE and World Ranked Masters Sprinter Anthony J. Wall in this fun, dynamic, and explosive practical workout session. Learn how to blend plyometrics and speed drills into a seamless session that will leave you breathless— for more!
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the critical need for designing programs around relative training’.
  2. Learn to safely progress people to a more power-based style of training while emphasizing safety.
  3. Understand the basic principles of plyometric and how they apply to training sessions.
Health/Wellbeing; Student Learning Outcomes
Infusing Wellness in to the Campus Recreation Experience 1818
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Tampa 1/2/3
  • Lindy Lunkenheimer, Arizona State University; Rachel Cline, Arizona State University
College students are more stressed out than ever before. Emotional and social concerns, financial difficulties, sleep deprivation, troubled relationships, roommate issues, and lack of resources are just some of the stressors facing our students today. By utilizing campus partners, learn how your department can positively influence students’ well-being to create a culture of wellness within your recreation facility, and to connect the relationship between nutrition and physical activity with other areas of well-being.
Core Competencies: Programming; Personal & Professional Qualities; Philosophy & Theory; Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn to develop a culture of wellness within your recreation facility where participants experience multiple dimensions of wellness in all program areas.
  2. Enhance understanding of how physical activity and nutrition relate to other areas of well-being including stress management and academic success.
  3. Increase your student staff awareness and engagement in their role as an advocate for wellness.
Global Perspective; Health/Wellbeing
A Collegiate Recreation Program in Mexico 4006
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 2:45pm – 3:45pm
  • Naples 1/2/3
  • Azalea Santos, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Maria Garza Badillo, Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterey
This session will explore the field of recreation in the Tecnológico de Monterrey, one of the most recognized universities in Latin America. As the only NIRSA member institution from Latin America, we will share our experience in the field of recreation as it exists on our campus. We invite you to come learn about our differences and similarities in our profession as we continue to contribute to our Universities’ missions.
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the similarities that our university has with American universities.
  2. Identify the differences that our university has with American universities.
  3. Identify strategies that we can share as universities to improve our services.
Health/Wellbeing; Managing/Leading Professional Staff
Fresh and Fierce: Unleashing Your Best Self in Work and Life 3777
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 2:45pm – 3:45pm
  • Osceola C/D
  • Paul Wesselmann, The Ripples Guy
Considerable research has been centralized around a handful of simple, specific, and significant actions we can take to more consistently bring our best selves to our daily lives. We challenged Paul to sift through the data and synthesize the flood of information into some key splashes of useful information. We all have good days. And we all have bad days. This fast-paced and informative session will provide practical tools you can use immediately to create ripples that will improve your personal and professional effectiveness. Oh, and it will unleash approximately one ton of fun as well!
Core Competencies: Personal & Professional Qualities; Philosophy & Theory; Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify reliable sources of current research on wellbeing, happiness, and life effectiveness.
  2. Diminish thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that become barriers to productivity and enjoyment.
  3. Develop work flows and personal habits that increase work effectiveness and enjoyment.
Health/Wellbeing
Do more of what makes you stronger: How Living and Learning Community ties can improve Campus Recreation and Collegiate Retention. 1612
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 1.0 AFAA CEU; 0.1 ACE CEC; 1.0 ACSM CEC
  • Wednesday, April 6 • 8:00am – 9:00am
  • Naples 1/2/3
  • Kerry Brown, South Dakota State University; Toby Uecker, South Dakota State University
Living and Learning Communities (LLC) have grown in popularity and number across the nation in the last decade. This presentation will present an inside look at South Dakota State University’s Living and Learning Communities, with particular attention to the Healthy Lifestyles LLC.
Core Competencies: Programming; Research & Evaluation
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify three Health and Wellness programs that can be incorporated into current campus LLCs to foster personal growth and success.
  2. Identify three positive impacts the Healthy Lifestyles LLC have had on SDSU students.
  3. Discuss programmatic concepts for LLC partnerships in Student Affairs to further engage students in the social and intellectual setting.
Small College/Community College; Health/Wellbeing
Know Your Power: Sexual Assault Prevention and Education 1551
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Wednesday, April 6 • 8:00am – 9:00am
  • Osceola C/D
  • Colleen Price, Stetson University; James Kelly, Stetson University
This session will discuss the requirements of Title IX, explore Stetson University’s sexual assault prevention and education programming as well as university statistics related to sexual assault, and provide examples of how wellness and recreation departments can contribute to sexual assault prevention initiatives on campuses through strategic training and collaboration.
Core Competencies: Legal Liability & Risk Management; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Gain an understanding of sexual assault prevention and education and how it affects the student experience.
  2. Learn how to plan, implement, and evaluate high-quality prevention and education efforts.
Small College/Community College; Health/Wellbeing
It’s A Different World:From Where You Come From 1993
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Wednesday, April 6 • 10:30am – 11:30am
  • Tallahassee 1/2/3
  • Chavonne Shorter, Spelman College; Makeba Reed-Johnson, Spelman College
At times we as small college and university professionals come to NIRSA and feel that large institutions don’t understand our challenges. This session will outline unique programming and facility ideas, marketing tips, student development models, and other strategies to develop or reestablish a collegiate recreation program at a small institution.
Core Competencies: Programming; Philosophy & Theory
Learning Objectives:
  1. Explore creative methods to engage minority women and other unrepresented groups in collegiate recreation.
  2. Identify effective strategies to create programming to target your institutional needs.
  3. Recognize the value of recreation in the academia setting, and be able to articulate that value to administrators, colleagues, and other constituents on campus.