Health and Human Performance (HHP)

Fitness for Life

Fitness for Life

For over 40 years, the Cleveland State University Employee Fitness for Life Program has helped promote health awareness and encouraged CSU Employees to learn and integrate healthy living practices into their everyday lives. 

Your Fitness for Life tests cover the VikeHealth "Know Your Numbers" testing requirements.

Staff Development benefits cover the cost of this program for eligible CSU employees.

Fitness for Life


 

New Fitness for Life participants receive:

  • Two sub-maximal graded exercise (stress) tests, with accompanying measures of body composition, flexibility, and muscular strength.
  1. A baseline in the spring, prior to beginning the exercise to assess level of fitness and set exercise guidelines.
  2. A follow-up in the fall to help measure improvement in fitness level.
  • Two blood analyses, one in the spring and one in the fall, for glucose and lipids.
  • Supervised exercise sessions arranged upon request.
  • An informative monthly newsletter.

 

Returning Fitness for Life participants receive:

  • One sub-maximal graded exercise (stress) test in the fall with accompanying measures of body composition, flexibility, and muscular strength.
  • One laboratory blood analysis and one in the fall for glucose and lipids.
  • Supervised exercise sessions arranged upon request.
  • An informative monthly newsletter.

We have a convenient online registration system for the Fitness for Life program. You will need to set up a personal profile in the new system with a password, and a confirmation will be sent to you via email after you register.

 

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How to Register 

  1. Register online

  2. Complete a Staff Development form and send it via Campus Mail to JH 206 ATTENTION ANDREW HEFFRON, or email to a.heffron@csuohio.edu
  3. Complete a medical questionnaire (provided to you after your testing is scheduled). This must be completed annually by all participants.
  4. Sign an informed consent statement (available at orientation or provided to you after your testing is scheduled) prior to participation in any aspect of the program
  5. Submit proof of a medical examination by your personal physician (submit at orientation).
  6. Attend the Fitness for Life orientation session to schedule your testing and collect/submit forms (1 hour). Date and location will be emailed after you have registered in the program.

A medical exam is required for all new members over age 35, and for returning members as follows:

  • every three years for those under 50 years of age
  • every two years for those 50 - 59 years of age
  • every year for those over 59 years of age

Fitness for Life


 

Questions? Call 216/523-7234 or email e.kullman@csuohio.edu

 


 


  PDF icon FFL Medical Questionnaire Cleveland State University 2022 Version 1.pdf   staff Development form
Fitness for Life
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  Medical Form Exercise card   Staff Development Form

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Drop Policy

Intent to withdraw must be made known two full business days before the start of the program for a refund to be processed.

Call (216) 523-7234 or email e.kullman@csuohio.edu to withdraw.

 

No refunds will be issued for requests received less than two full business days before the program.