Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIMOC) calls upon universities and colleges to promote physical activity as a vital sign of health. EIMOC encourages faculty, staff and students to work together toward improving the health and well-being of the campus community by:
- Making movement a part of the daily campus culture
- Assessing physical activity at every student health visit
- Providing students with the tools necessary to strengthen healthy physical activity habits that can last a lifetime
- Connecting university health care providers with university health fitness specialists to provide a referral system for exercise prescription.
The mission of EIM-OC is to foster collaborative relationships and leadership on campus between exercise, health, and other disciplines that support the EIM-OC vision and goals.Mission and Vision
The vision of EIM-OC is to see all campus and community members across multiple disciplines discover, share and adopt the principles of EIM-OC that will help change the culture of chronic disease prevention and management campus-wide.