Health Promotions Program

 

The Health Promotions Program (formerly known as the Health and Wellness Center) is part of the 21st Medical Squadron and are staffed with medical professionals dedicated to prevention education, evidence-based intervention and health enhancement. These "one-stop" shops for health, fitness, nutrition, tobacco cessation and outreach utilize programs to decrease health risks, enhance fitness and conditioning, and increase human performance. Referrals to Peterson AFB may be given for nutritional counseling and with an exercise physiologist.

Our services are open to active duty, retirees, reservists, military dependents, and base-employed civilians and contractors.  Certain programs are limited to medical beneficiaries.  Exercise, nutrition and tobacco programs are open to those over the age of 16.

We have a BodPod to assess body fat and a FitMate Pro for metabolic testing. The clinic gives individual or classroom-size instruction on healthy sleep tips, stress management, Meals in Minutes and "Dominate Your Weight." We have a relaxation chair that visitors can use for a quick massage.

Links:
American College of Sports Medicine: www.acsm.org  
Human Performance Resource Center: www.hprc-online.org  
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: www.eatright.org  

Other Helpful Links

http://ucanquit2.com/default.aspx  Online tobacco cessation course(Train2Quit) and free materials.

http://www.acsworkplacesolutions.com/freshstart.asp  for tobacco cessation classroom based education

http://projectuniform.org/  California quitline option, additional free marketing resources

https://usaphcapps.amedd.army.mil/HIOShoppingCart/AccountServices/sign-in.aspx  to order free Army Public Health Command materials

https://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com  for a natural medicine comprehensive database

http://hprc-online.org/  Human Performance Resources Center, great for multiple subjects include physical fitness, environment, nutrition, dietary supplements, family& relationships, mind tactics and total force fitness

http://www.active.com/women/Articles/Pregnancy-and-Exercise.htm  Fitness Tips for Pregnant Women

http://www.nmcphc.med.navy.mil/About/hp_wellness.aspx  Navy Health Promotions Resources

http://phc.amedd.army.mil/topics/healthyliving/Pages/default.aspx  Army Health Promotions Resources

http://healthfinder.gov/  Health Finder for National Health Observances materials

http://www.move.va.gov/  Veteran Affairs weight management program

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/educational/hearttruth/materials/wear-red-toolkit.htm  National Wear Red Day Toolkit

http://resources.thatguy.com/order-now  That Guy alcohol abuse related materials

http://www.fitness.gov/  President's council on fitness, sports and nutrition

http://thecommunityguide.org/index.html#  The Community Guide to Health Promotions

http://www.healthquality.va.gov/  VA/DOD Clinic Practices Guidelines

 

(Current as of September 2017)