Auburn University’s TigerFit program offers health screenings for campus and local community

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University’s TigerFit program is offering health and fitness screenings for the Auburn-Opelika community.

The program is housed in the Auburn University School of Kinesiology’s new building located at 301 Wire Road on the Auburn campus. Appointments for the assessments are available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m., 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m. from now through the Thanksgiving holiday.

The 90-minute sessions, conducted in the new kinesiology facility, include resting and exercise blood pressure; cholesterol and blood glucose screening; pulmonary function testing; body composition and bone density measurements; musculoskeletal evaluation and graded tests for aerobic fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance; and balance. All participants receive an individualized report with the results and exercise prescription.

The cost for students is $25 and is $50 for others. Discounts for multiple family members attending are available; call (334) 844-1482 or email tigrfit@auburn.edu for details. Parking at the Kinesiology building is available.

For more information or to make an appointment, call (334) 844-1482 or email tigrfit@auburn.edu.

For more information about TigerFit health and fitness assessments, go to http://www.education.auburn.edu/centersandinstitutes/clinicandlaboratories/tigerfit.html.

(Contributed by James McDonald.)

Contact: James McDonald, TigerFit Health and Fitness program, (334) 844-1922,
Mike Clardy, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)