The UNH Outdoor Education Major and the Department of Kinesiology oversee the Gass Climbing Center. A 45' x 65' artificial climbing wall located in New Hampshire Hall. The wall is used for numerous academic courses in the Outdoor Education Major, group programs for both on and off campus groups as well as for open recreation to the UNH community.
The Cardiac Prevention Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors who wishes to improve overall health and well-being to reduce future risk. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals. $200 for pre- and post-health and fitness assessments and 24 exercise session. Participants may choose to continue for $5/session after first 24 sessions.
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The Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with known cardiovascular disease (CVD) who has previously participated in an ECG-monitored Phase II CR program and wishes to continue regularly exercising in a monitored environment. Exercise prescriptions are developed and monitored according to continue progression from the Phase II CR program according to the individual’s needs and goals. $5/session.
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The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases.
The EFP is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size. The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available.
The Exercise Science program offers Community Testing services conducted by faculty and graduate students in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Some of the fee-for-assessment evaluations include blood lipid analysis, body composition analysis, submaximal and maximal graded exercise tests, and anaerobic threshold (lactic acid) testing. A complete list of services and prices are listed on the website. Student and group rates are available.
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To make an appointment, please call the Kinesiology Office at 862-1854.
The Peripheral Artery Disease Exercise Program is for individuals with a clinical diagnosis of peripheral artery disease (PAD). It is for anyone with this condition who wishes to improve overall health and well-being through exercise and education about lifestyle modification for the improvement of symptoms usually felt with normal activities of daily living. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to a research-proven PAD exercise protocol and the individual’s needs and goals.