Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) is a global health initiative, managed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health.
Vital Signs of Health
EIM-OC at GVSU is committed to improving the health, wellness, and quality of life of faculty, staff, and students by prescribing the wonder drug, Exercise!
The Mission and Vision of GVSU's EIM initiative echoes those of ACSM, including;
Mission: to foster collaborative relationships and leadership on campus between exercise, health, and other disciplines that support the EIM-OC vision and goals.
Vision: 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.