WELLCHPs is an acronym that means “wellness in the College of Health Professions”.It’s the name of a health promotion and wellness program the college is offering all employees (faculty and staff) who work in the college during the 2014-2015 academic year.
To increase awareness of health and wellness in the college by acknowledging and rewarding activities that promote a healthy lifestyle or a healthy culture.
There are multiple ways employees can participate:
Several types of data will be collected.Providing data is entirely optional for participants.
Yes, there is no requirement to provide data to participate in the program.The data will provide information about the impact of the program, so is useful to the program organizers.
Participants will earn WELLCHPs or activity merit units which will be used in exchange for gifts. Five ways to earn WELLCHPs, Time = per 60 minutes, Distance = per 10 miles, Steps= Per 10,000 steps, Event = 1 per event, Percent Weight loss = per 2% of Baseline Body Weight.
From October 2014 through August 2015.
A webpage has been created that can be accessed from the College of Health Professions webpage and can be found here. Click on the WELLCHPs tab below the picture of the College on the top horizontal navigation on the right side.
Yes, click here to access the WELLCHPs Tracking Site.
No, activity can be tracked by time, distance, steps, event participation or % weight loss. So, 30 minutes of high intensity class is worth the same as 30 minutes of treadmill walking.
Activity can be tracked by time, distance, steps, event participation, or % weight loss. So, you can track that you participated in a 5K race and you can track that you participated in a half marathon (each one is considered one event). Or, you can track the distance you logged for each event or you can track the time you logged for each event.