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Register now: UTSA Student Health Services announces WellnessPro program

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(Feb. 3, 2014) -- UTSA Student Health Services announces a new solution to address students’ health concerns in a semester-long, comprehensive program called WellnessPro. The program is every Thursday at 6 p.m. through April 24 at the Campus Recreation Center on the Main Campus. Registration closes Thursday, Feb. 6, so sign up now.

For students who have risk factors for obesity, diabetes or heart disease, and also for those who want to learn about how to adopt a healthier, active lifestyle, the collaborative program will include:

  • Group exercise meetings
  • Individual consultations with a health educator
  • Group sessions to address causes of unhealthy habits
  • Nutrition classes
  • Kitchen and cooking demos

All participants must complete a brief medical evaluation to determine if additional physician clearances may be necessary for program participation.

>> For more information or to register for the program, call 210-458-6428.

Learn more on the UTSA Student Health Services website.

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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