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National Physical Therapy Month Events on Campus

October 22nd, 2012 in sargent college 0 comments

Interested in health, wellness and fitness? College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is hosting several upcoming events to promote National Physical Therapy Month, which seeks to help educate the public about the benefits of physical therapy each October.

Balance: Under the Influence of Physical Therapy: A challenge course will give participants insight into the many systems involved in maintaining balance. Candy and raffle tickets will be distributed to all participants.

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Location: Marsh Plaza

Proper Stretching Techniques: This event will show participants the proper way to stretch 4 major muscle groups, while teaching participants the different scopes of PT practice.

Trick or Trot: This 5k Fun Run will kick off at the BU beach, travel 1.5 miles eastbound then turn around to finish at the starting point. Free registration begins at 11 a.m. and the race starts at 12 p.m. Participants will receive free t-shirts (while supplies last) and a prize will be given for best costume. Participants have a chance to win raffle prizes including gift certificates to Marathon Sports, Get In Shape for Women and Chi Bang Bodies.

  • Date/Time: Friday, Oct 26, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Location:  BU Beach

Pro-Motion Fitness Challenge: Participants will have the opportunity to test their strength and see how they measure up in a series of fitness challenges. Participants will receive free prizes.

  • Date/Time: Friday, Oct 26, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Location: Marsh Plaza

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