SRU recognized as an Exercise is Medicine Gold Campus


May 2, 2023

Slippery Rock University has been recognized as an Exercise is Medicine Gold Campus by the American College of Sports Medicine for the exercise science program’s efforts to implement and promote physical activity and wellness at SRU. A total of 73 universities earned Gold status, the ACSM’s highest level of recognition.

Efforts at SRU include exercise science faculty and students partnering with SRU’s Student Health Services to refer students into a program that provides them individualized exercise and physical activity regimens and behavior change strategies. The exercise science program has also implemented educational and experiential programs for faculty, staff and community members at health fairs, local YMCAs and senior centers, as well with sports teams and student organizations.

The ACSM is a professional organization that representing 70 sports medicine professions, and more than 50,000 members and certified professionals from 90 countries to help people live longer, healthier lives.