Department of Health and Physical Activity

Researchers Revise How Americans Get Healthy

Pitt's John M. Jakicic and Kirk I. Erickson are updating the nation’s physical activity guidelines. Among their suggestions: Even a burst of activity for less than 10 minutes can help deskbound workers stay healthier.
Female and male students running on treadmills

Year of Healthy U Offers Paths to Wellness

The fourth installment in the Office of the Provost’s “Year Of” series, the Year of Healthy U addresses eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual.