Physical Wellness

Physical Wellness

The ability to actively make healthy decisions on a daily basis.

Resources

Campus Recreation Resources

    • Fit + Fueled is a step-by-step program providing guidance and accountability on your journey to become healthier and feel better (for the rest of your life)!  A four-week commitment to your body and mind to start your diet-free journey to living better forever.

    Smoking Cessation

    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln is smoke free as of January 1, 2018. For a complete list of resources visit our Tobacco Free site.

    Physical Wellness Resources on Campus

    • The University Health Center provides medical, dental, physical therapy, pharamacy and other services to UNL Students. 
    • Health Promotion and Outreach provides health and wellness education to support students' academic success by creating opportunities for students to become more aware and better educated in order to make more informed choices. 

      Age+Gender Screening Guidelines

      Community Resources

      • Safer STD Testing lists different clinics for free STD testing in Lincoln. Testing for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes and more is available, however different clinics may only provide some and not all testing. 
      • Sage Nutrition provides eating disorder realted individual consultations, free support groups, and a safe place for developing a positive relationship with food and exercise. They also provide eating disorder recovery materials for purchase.



      Examples:

      • Fitness & exercise; stretching
      • Personal hygiene
      • Walk/cycle to work
      • Know your numbers: cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure
      • Good nutrition
      • Adequate sleeping patterns
      • Regular medical/dental exams

      Wellness Pulse Check:

      Are you engaged in the process of Physical Wellness?

      Evaluate your own physical wellness with this brief quiz.

      • Do I know important health numbers, like my cholesterol, weight, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels?
      • Do I get annual physical exams?
      • Do I avoid using tobacco products?
      • Do I get sufficient amount of sleep?
      • Do I have an established exercise routine?
      If you answered "No" to any of the questions, it may indicate an area where you need to improve the state of your physical


      Resources and reporting options for victims of sexual assault.

      FIND YOUR RESOURCES

      If you have experienced relationship violence or sexual assault, it’s not your fault and you are not alone. Help is available.