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Craig Halls and John Rhodes

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Lisa Hicks and Dan Schmidt

There is a tremendous need for wellness programming at all university levels as well as the United States as a whole. Healthy lifestyles benefit the workplace through lower healthcare costs, lower rates of injury and absenteeism, higher productivity, and improved morale and retention. This paper describes two innovative programs in higher education, the Healthy DiplomaTM and Healthy Titans, which are designed to improve the health and well-being of both students and employees. Two universities addressed the health and wellness of students (Healthy DiplomaTM) and employees (Healthy Titans) by utilizing the strengths of their respective kinesiology department students and faculty members. The Healthy DiplomaTM program was designed to lead university students to a healthy lifestyle while enhancing their postgraduation contributions as healthy entry-level employees. The Healthy Titans program was designed to provide University of Wisconsin Oshkosh employees and their families an affordable fitness program with an onsite clinical setting for kinesiology students to gain practical experience with fitness programming. Students were provided the opportunity to gain personal health and wellness skills and competencies, and practice their future profession in an applied, yet highly-supervised setting. Practitioners were provided current research and best profession practices. These two programs at two different universities further illustrate both the practicality and advantages of faculty and student collaborations for campus-wide wellness. Programs addressing wellness at the university level have demonstrated appropriateness as well as benefits for students, employees, and community members, and suggest expansion of similar programs to other university settings.

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Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato, and Kevin Filo

organizations to make sustained efforts to improve consumer and employee well-being, an understanding of how those efforts positively affect the organizations’ bottom line and competitive advantage is essential ( Porter & Kramer, 2011 ). Although previous researchers point to the relationship between the

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Sheri J. Brock, Christina Beaudoin, Mark G. Urtel, Lisa L. Hicks, and Jared A. Russell

and deliver an employee wellness program. Based on the American College of Health  Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education ( 2019 ), UIndy’s coordinated worksite wellness campus initiative engages faculty, staff, students, and community partners in the provision of a campus

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Jeffrey Graham, Allison Smith, and Sylvia Trendafilova

, perceived control, and employee well-being . Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 11 ( 1 ), 100 – 118 . doi: 10.1037/1076-8998.10.4.100 10.1037/1076-8998.10.4.100 Yuile , C. , Chang , A. , Gudmundsson , A. , & Sawang , S. ( 2012 ). The role of life friendly policies on employees’ work

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Chunxiao Li, Ngai Kiu Wong, Raymond K.W. Sum, and Chung Wah Yu

, P.P. , Ryan , R.M. , Niemiec , C.P. , Legate , N. , & Williams , G.C. ( 2015 ). Mindfulness, work climate, and psychological need satisfaction in employee well-being . Mindfulness, 6 , 971 – 985 . doi:10.1007/s12671-014-0338-7 10.1007/s12671-014-0338-7 Shank , M.D. ( 2002 ). Sport

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Minjung Kim, Brent D. Oja, Han Soo Kim, and Ji-Hyoung Chin

consequences of positive organizational behavior: The role of psychological capital for promoting employee well-being in sport organizations . Sport Management Review, 22 ( 1 ), 108 – 125 . doi:10.1016/j.smr.2018.04.003 10.1016/j.smr.2018.04.003 Kim , M. , Kim , Y.D. , & Lee , H.W. ( 2020 ). It is

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Fleur Pawsey, Jennifer Hoi Ki Wong, Göran Kenttä, and Katharina Näswall

employee well-being and factors which lead to psychologically healthy workplaces. She has worked on several projects on psychosocial recovery after disasters focusing on how businesses can play an important role in individual and community recovery. Katharina currently conducts research on how

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Matt R. Huml, and Marlene A. Dixon

these constructs, this study also contributes to theoretical advancements in the broader areas of work–life studies and employee well-being in sport. It also provides practical guidance for sport managers in understanding the factors that impact the work–life interface and well-being. In developing the

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Phillip Ward, Hans van der Mars, Murray F. Mitchell, and Hal A. Lawson

, (c) nutrition environment and services, (d) health services, (e) counseling, (f) psychological and social services, (g) social and emotional climate, (h) physical environment, (i) employee wellness, and (j) family engagement and community involvement. The mechanisms to create these changes presented